Originally written on Turn On The Knicks  |  Last updated 11/13/14
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Current Standings - New York: 38-23, tied for 2nd in the Eastern Conference (with the Indiana Pacers), 1st in the Atlantic Division (leading the Brooklyn Nets by 2 games) Denver: 43-22, 5th in the Western Conference (trailing the San Antonio Spurs by 6 games), 2nd in the Northwest Division (trailing the Oklahoma City Thunder by 4.5 games) Previous Meetings - Knicks won 112-106 at MSG on December 9. Since then, the Knicks are 23-18, Denver is 33-11. (In related news, December was fun!) What To Watch For - Carmelo Anthony. Much of this game is about one dude. Firstly, and honestly most importantly, is Melo’s health. His fluid-filled knee made him hobble around like a 6-foot-7 giraffe on Monday against Golden State. For some reason, Mike Woodson kept Melo out there while the Knicks were getting pounded by nearly 30 points for most of the game (while super-healthy starter James White played 5). So we’ll definitely be watching out for how Melo’s body responds, how nimble and sprite he l...
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