Originally posted on Knicks Journal  |  Last updated 4/1/12
During their loss to the Hawks on Friday night, the Knicks reminded the masses that without an efficient point guard, their offense can hit a major wall, becoming utterly stagnant. On Saturday, the team learned just how long they'll have to cope with such a dilemma, as it was announced that Jeremy Lin will undergo knee surgery and is expected to miss a minimum of six weeks. Such a timeline would only enable him to return during the second round of the playoffs (should the Knicks be able to advance to that point). With Lin out and Amar'e Stoudemire also sidelined for the next couple of weeks, even making the post-season may prove difficult enough for this team to do. Though the Knicks did manage to come away with a 91-75 victory over the Cavaliers last night, the win was in no way as decisive down the stretch as the score might suggest. The team's offense continued to appear handicapped without Lin. Not only does (the minutes capped) Baron Davis lack the same agility a...
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