NBA East Report: Knicks Look To Survive Heat, Score Big In Miami

December 28th, 2010 by David Rush Leave a reply »
The great Green bay Packer coach Vince Lombardi once said, "Winning isn't everything, but winning is the only thing."

Heading into tonight's matchup vs. the red hot Miami Heat, the improving New York Knicks might be thinking more along the lines of "Winning would be a lovely thing, but not getting blown out would be a rather outstanding thing as well."  

Assuming the Knicks were even able to circumvent travel restrictions in snow bound New York and make it down to sunny, but not quite so warm at this point of the year, Miami, their goal of course will be to beat the Heat in front of a potentially frenzied crowd made up of Floridian persons born and bred, and no shortage of transplanted and/or vacationing New Yorkers who enjoy invading the downtown American Airlines Arena when their hometown team comes to town.

Back in the day, the Heat and Knicks were fierce, physical rivals that made for some very compelling drama. Not so much though so these past several years while the Heat have subsequently rebuilt the organization first through the additions of Dwayne Wade and Shaquille O'Neal, ...

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