Knicks Survive An Ugly Night of Basketball

March 27, 2012 12:00 AM

Knicks Survive An Ugly Night of Basketball

" There were moments on Monday night when the game between the Knicks and Bucks was so ugly that it was hard to believe they are battling for a NBA playoff spot.

Those were the best moments of the game. Most of the night was so hideous that it was hard to believe that both teams were made up of men being paid to play professional basketball.

In a game that no aspiring young roundballers should ever watch, the two teams combined for 42 turnovers, 13-of-55 shooting from three-point range and numerous moments when it was hard to tell if you were watching a basketball game or some kind of ancient pagan ritual designed to anger the gods enough to destroy the next village.

Luckily for the Knicks, they had two guys able to step up above the muck and get them an 89-80 victory on a night when they were without Amar'e Stoudemire and Jeremy Lin.

Tyson Chandler thoroughly dominated the offensive glass, either grabbing caroms himself or swatting them around the zone to teammates like some bizarre carnival game where you win an oversized teddy bear "

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