Originally written on Knicks Journal  |  Last updated 1/1/13
Contending teams have been known to play poorly every now and again. As steady as a squad can be, no one can be perfect.That's why it wasn't worth getting up in arms about the Knicks' feeble effort in the first half of Friday night's game against the Kings. New York made sure such a fluke didn't last the entire game, as the Knickerbockers charged back with all their might. Though they even came away with a lead, the Knicks' early struggles undoubtedly exhausted them, resulting in a hectic last possession during which the Kings sank a final shot to win.Despite the poor outing, the fact of the matter is it's just one game. The Knicks need to keep their heads up, all the while ensuring they wouldn't fall into such a rut once again.Unfortunately, the Garden's basketball residents faced a similar deficit against the Blazers as they opened up the new year on Tuesday night.The Knicks fell down as much as 19 points in a poor first half showing yet again. Rookie floor general Damian Lillard ...
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