Found March 25, 2013 on Turn On The Knicks:
It is easy to brush away the New York Knicks recent four game winning steak because of the competition level. Considering how Utah is bottoming out, all four wins came against teams who won’t be in the playoffs but that shouldn’t diminish the importance of the victories. The Knicks managed to avoid any let downs despite not having Tyson Chandler available in any of the match-ups. His absence also allowed them to truly acclimate Kenyon Martin to the rotation, where he has proven to be a value piece on both ends of the floor and somebody who is going to see extended playoff minutes. Martin’s shot of energy to the defense has coincided with improved defensive play from Iman Shumpert who is slowly regaining elements of his form from last season. A healthy, rested Chandler combined with an invigorated Martin and an improving Shumpert should improve the consistency of the Knicks defense by leaps and bounds. Carmelo Anthony has also returned to healthy to bring needed firepower to the Kni...
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