Originally posted on Knicks Journal  |  Last updated 1/18/12
**This editorial was written by Knicks Journal's newest contributor, Zach Horst. You can follow Zach on Twitter @zd183.**The fans have been pouring on the boo's, calling for D'Antoni's head after the disappointing 102-93 loss to the Magic and the resulting 3-game skid. In fact, this had to be considered one of the team's "better losses." New York, with their best player in Carmelo Anthony playing through the pain, outplayed the Magic for 3 quarters. Almost everyone is panicking, but the season is still young. The Knicks have been playing poorly of late, and yet they are only one win under .500. For starters, their defense has been tough and unrelenting. The traps are often daunting, and unlike in the past, help defense is usually there. Just a few years removed from the laughingstock of the league with center David Lee anchoring the defense, Mike D'Antoni (and assistant coach Mike Woodson) currently has his team sitting at 11th in defensive efficiency. If the orange and blue eve...
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