Originally posted on Knicks Journal  |  Last updated 2/5/13
In most recent years, the Knicks have left fans hanging their heads in disappointment as New York continued to fail at beating the worse-off teams in the league. Despite the evident talent on rosters of the past, no clutch gene was consistently found in such squads, as the Knicks were left losing to teams they should have and could have defeated on a nightly basis.But the 2012-13 season continues to be different than a bevy of others in recent memory for the Knickerbockers. This campaign instead draws ongoing parallels to successful teams of the past, undoubtedly with good reason.New York put some of those very reasons on display Monday night, as the team defeated the Pistons for what was their fifth straight victory at home by a score of 99-85.Able to set a dominating tone early on in the contest, the Knicks were propelled by the strong early efforts of Carmelo Anthony. After taking it easy in his team's win over the Kings this past Saturday, the forward returned to his efficient s...
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