The New York Knicks overcame a performance from an opposing guard at the top of his game before facing one who is clearly not at the moment.
Washington Wizards point guard John Wall had a strong showing the last time he faced the Knicks, but he's enduring some major woes heading into Friday night's matchup at the Verizon Center.
New York (34-20) won 109-105 at home over Golden State on Wednesday despite Stephen Curry's NBA season-high 54 points. The Knicks admitted everything they tried didn't work.
"We ran everything at him," center Tyson Chandler said. "He just got hot. There was some shots that he couldn't have seen the rim."
Not much Wall has done recently has worked. He's committed at least a half-dozen turnovers in three of his last five games, finishing with six points, four assists and seven turnovers in Wednesday's 96-95 home loss to Detroit as Washington's three-game win streak was snapped.
"He is going through a rough stretch," coach Randy Wittman said. "You've got t...