Found January 27, 2013 on Knickswag:
Hawks vs Knicks: ESPN 6:30pm   The Knicks played one of their worst games of the year last night in Philly and its imperative the Knicks kick off their five game home stand with some intensity.  The Hawks have won three in a row, and they are the 6th seed in the East sitting just 2 games behind the Knicks.  Against Philly, the Knicks were outshot 51% to 35% from the field and the Knicks were a horrendous 4/27 from downtown, that’s 15%!  Jason Kidd had no points and no assists.  JR Smith was 0-8, Shumpert 0-6 and the Knicks had 16 turnovers.  Even Melo was 0-6 from three in 38 minutes.  Over the past 6 games, Smith is shooting 17% from three and 26% from the field.  The Knicks are definitely missing the swag from earlier this season and they are becoming a very isolation heavy offense, even with Raymond Felton’s return.  Ray’s defense on Jrue Holliday was truly horrible.  He could not keep Jrue out of the paint and Tyson chandler was no better protecting the rim.  The only highlight was STAT with 20 points and he’s had his fifth straight good game.  He has become their go to guy and thank goodness as JR Smith has fallen off over the same span. The Knicks need to forget the Philly loss and use the energy at the Garden to turn their season around.  They need to be very careful with the Hawks as Josh Smith and Al Horford average nearly a double double in points and rebounds and Kyle Korver is shooting an unbelievable 47% from three.  In their last win over Boston, Korver was 8-12 from three and on the front line Ivan Johnson is a beast defensively and on the boards. The Hawks are a solid defensive team with a defensive efficiency good enough for 8th in the NBA. The Knicks face another top eastern conference team at home.  After losing recently at home to Boston, Brooklyn and the Bulls twice, a win here at home is needed in the worst way.  Luckily for the Knicks, the Nets, Pacers and Bulls all lost on Saturday night as well, so the Knicks are still one game up on the Bulls and a game and a half up on Indy and Brooklyn.  The Knicks need to shape up quickly as their luck may soon run out. Let’s Go Knicks!!   Sean Aquino @reactdrummer34 – Knickswag Contributor The post New York Looks to Get Back on Track….Again appeared first on Knickswag - A New York Knicks Blog - News, Rumors, and more!.
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