NBA Playoff Schedule: New York Knicks Will Benefit from Two Days off

May 1st, 2012 by Michael Moraitis Leave a reply »
Before the New York Knicks take on the Miami Heat in a Game 3 showdown at Madison Square Garden, they will be receiving a much needed two day rest before they try and begin the process of coming back from an 0-2 hole.

While it might seem insurmountable to some, the extra rest should help the Knicks recover from the two-game lashing they received at the hands of LeBron James and the Heat.

Here are some major reasons why rest is just what the doctor ordered for a struggling Knicks team.


Resting injuries

It's no secret the Knicks have been plagued by injuries this season and as more players go to the training room, the worse off New York will be.

Baron Davis needs all the rest he can get nowadays and his ailing back certainly couldn't handle playing everyday. He might benefit the most from some rest.

Amar'e Stoudemire's bout with a fire extinguisher adds to the Knicks' injury concerns. Stat is an uncertainty for game three and even the rest of the series. He needs every day of rest he can get to heal the self-infliced wound Stat suffered.

Jeremy Lin has become a possibility for game ...

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