Originally written on Knicks Journal  |  Last updated 2/1/12
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After losing nine of their last ten games going into Tuesday, it's clear the New York Knicks had been reeling, and no end to their misery seemed to be in sight. Aside from Carmelo Anthony playing through pain before sitting out the last two games, the team has also been slowed by a severe lack of ball movement. Their stagnant offense has constantly led to their demise in demoralizing losses this season, even against the weaker teams in the league. Thus, no matchup has nearly guaranteed the Knicks an easy win this season. With otherwise no momentum in their favor entering Tuesday's game vs. the Pistons, the Knicks received a big boost in the form of Anthony, who decided to play in a game-time decision. Though Anthony did end up leading all scorers with 25 points in the Knicks' 113-86 win, his scoring was not what ultimately propelled the team to victory. Ball movement turned out to be the Knicks' friend rather than foe, Tuesday. The team distributed the ball, perhaps d...
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