Found November 15, 2013 on Basketball Bicker:
Should the New York Knicks be pushing the panic button as they fall to a 3-5 record after a Thursday night loss to the Houston Rockets at the Garden? Carmelo Anthony did it all last night, recording a double-double of 45 points and 10 rebounds, yet the Knicks still failed to come out on top. New York is currently 10th in the conference standings and 1-4 at home. Thus far scoring, rebounding and ball distribution have been a struggle for the Knicks. They currently rank 21st in points per game (94.9), 29th in rebounds (37.6) and 21st in assists (19.4). Most of the defensive struggle can be attributed to the absence of center Tyson Chandler, who’s out 4-6 weeks while nursing a fractured right fibula. The 2012 Defensive Player of the Year is the heart and soul of the Knicks defense. They appear to be lost without his presence and vastly undersized. The only other 7-footer on the roster is the jump shooting Andrea Bargnani. J.R. Smith is still shaking off the rust in his return after ser...
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