We’re in the middle of one of the best regular season stretches in the history of New York Knicks basketball. That’s both good and bad, but it’s undeniably true. It’s been a week full of accomplishments, none of which should be taken lightly or just tossed aside and deemed meaningless:
The 12-game winning streak is the third best in team history.
Carmelo Anthony scored 40-plus points in 3 straight games, tying Bernard King as a Knick record.
The Knicks now have 50 wins, which is the first time since the 1999-2000 season they’ve done that.
We’re not quite there yet, but it would take an apocalyptic disaster for the Knicks not to win the Atlantic Division, their first title since 1994. Among the teams who have won multiple Atlantic titles since then are the Miami Heat and Orlando Magic, who are no longer members of the Atlantic Division.
Head coach Mike Woodson has the most wins in his first 100 games as Knicks coach (68)
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