The Thin Knicks Line Comes Into Focus

March 26, 2012 12:00 AM

The Thin Knicks Line Comes Into Focus

" Saturday night should have been a night for relieved sighs at Madison Square Garden.

The Knicks were routing the Pistons, quelling any concerns that Friday night's listless loss in Toronto was a sign that the team had taken one of their customary turns on a dime from winners to losers.

The Pistons are a bad team, obviously, but the Knicks haven't done particularly good work against bad teams this season and it's always nice to have a laugher with two games on deck this week.

Alas, all was not well in the middle of Manhattan. It wasn't just the fact that the Knicks had the same kind of offensive stagnation, turnover fetish and poor free-throw shooting as the night before in Toronto, either.

Amar'e Stoudemire left the game early with a back injury and Jeremy Lin sat out the final quarter-plus with a knee issue, adding layers of worry to a win that couldn't overshadow just how big a task the Knicks have ahead of them the rest of the season "

Click here to read the whole article

Google related News

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 by Bleacher Report

New York Knicks: 5 Reasons J.R. Smith Should Not Be the Starting SG

After the Knicks elected not to match the tremendous offer sheet that Landry Fields got from the Toronto Raptors, the depth at SG in MSG became dangerously thin. Last year's rookie sensation, Iman Shumpert, is rehabbing a knee injury and isn't expected ...

Read more
Monday, July 16, 2012 by Rant Sports

How James Dolan Ruined The New York Knicks (Again)

The wafer-thin Knicks finished the season 14-14 post-Carmelo and meekly exited in the first round. (Of course they did.) But not before Amare Stoudemire injured his back in the playoffs (anyone see that coming?) then re-injured himself while trying to ...

Read more
Sunday, July 15, 2012 by Bleacher Report

Knicks Rumors: How New York Should Fill out the Rest of the Roster

The Knicks are also pretty thin at shooting guard, and there's a chance that either Lin or Felton could be used as an off-guard to cover for the injured Iman Shumpert. The financials of Lin's return are what worry people the most, but the Knicks are ...

Read more
Saturday, July 14, 2012 by Bleacher Report

Knicks Will Reportedly Not Match Raptors' Landry Fields Offer Sheet

75.4%. Total votes: 2703. The way the roster looks now, with Fields' departure, the Knicks are going to be thin at 2 guard, at least until Shumpert is ready to return, but you can't blame the Knicks for not matching. Fields brings nothing spectacular ...

Read more