Originally written on Turn On The Knicks  |  Last updated 11/5/14
Last night was the type of game for the New York Knicks you almost want to act like didn’t happen. 63 points against a Golden State team who is abysmal on defense? That is a joke and there is no excuse for that type of effort. This team has their share of issues but that was a Charlotte Bobcats-esque performance and one that worries you about how the Knicks will carry themselves for the rest of their road trip. Carmelo Anthony clearly isn’t 100% healthy and he said as much after the game. How much of a factor will this injury be down the stretch and will it be a crutch for any weak performances he has the rest of the way? Yet an unhealthy Anthony isn’t an excuse for lackadaisical defense and no fluidity on offense. The James White starting experiment needed to end about a week ago. There is no reason Chris Copeland shouldn’t be taking that role and playing more than the requisite 4 minutes Mike Woodson plays his fifth starter. The Knicks need his punch on offense, particularly if A...
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