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Preseason game 5… Melo’s return to Cuse
3 Thoughts immediately after watching this game:
1. I was disappointed with the Knicks in the first half of this game tonight. They started off with a good open to the game, but after that the Knicks offense was stagnate. Guys were taking bad shots and poor ball movement mixed with absent transition defense lead to what was the worst half of basketball I have seen the Knicks play this preseason. 2. Defensively the Knicks need to guard in transition and defend ball screens much better than they have shown so far. Tonight the 76ers had too many transition buckets and open three pointers it frustrated the Knicks to take bad shots offensively. 3. I understand that the Knicks are without Amare and JR, who are two of their better offensive players, but other guys have to be able to step up and put the ball in the basket. When Melo is the only offensive threat on the floor, it makes the Knicks very easy to guard, and that showed tonight.
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