Trey Burke Reminds Knicks They’re Doomed and Other NBA Takeaways

November 14th, 2014 by Alec Nathan Leave a reply »

Just when it looked like a stroke of good fortune had graced the New York Knicks (2-8), Trey Burke sent a stern reminder: They're still the New York Knicks. 

After Carmelo Anthony banked in an improbable game-tying three-pointer with just over two seconds remaining in regulation, Burke sucked the air out of Madison Square Garden with a heroic fallaway jumper from the corner to hand the Utah Jazz a 102-100 win over the Knicks, as seen below.  

And it all came on a night when Anthony single-handedly willed the Knicks toward the finish line against a red-hot Gordon Hayward (33 points, six assists), scoring an NBA season-high 46 points on 16-of-26 shooting (13-of-16 from the free-throw line) while pulling down seven rebounds. 

As The Wall Street Journal's Chris Herring noted, Anthony did a significant chunk of his damage in the final frame while his teammates stood idly by. Pablo Prigioni was the only other Knick to score in double figures (13 points), as starters not named Anthony shot a combined 7-of-23 from the field en route to compiling 15 points:   


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