New York Knicks vs Atlanta Hawks Game Thread
14th Eastern Conference
5th Atlantic Division
8th Eastern Conference
3rd Southeast Division
Jamal Crawford and the Knicks
Joe Johnson and the Hawks
The Knicks are coming off of a 3 game winning streak. A win tonight would give the Knicks their largest winning streak, since their 6 game winning streak in January of 2006.
The Atlanta Hawks are coming off of a loss to the Indiana Pacers. Ironically, the Knicks are going to play both of these teams, before the end of the season. The Hawks and Pacers are not the only ones that control their own destiny. The Knicks apparently control the destiny of the Pacers and Hawks, too.
PG Mike Bibby
SG Joe Johnson
SF Josh Smith
PF Marvin Williams
C Al Horford
New York Knicks
PG Jamal Crawford
SG Quentin Richardson
SF Jared Jeffries
PF David Lee
C Zach Randolph
Will the Knicks spoil the Hawks' chance at a playoff berth?
Or will the Hawks clinch a playoff spot with a win over the Knicks?
Only one way to find out. Watch the Knicks vs. Hawks @ 7:30 ET
on NBA TV or CH 14(Cablevision)*
The New York Rangers have a game tonight. The Knicks can be seen on CH 14, if you have Cablevision, and if you live in New York or New Jersey.
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Collins, Balkman, and Morris got DNP
Well the Knicks coach added another DNP to Collins, Balkman, and Morris 2007-8 season in this Atlanta game. The three teammates must have average around close to 60 DNP this season.
The other three Knick young players (Nate, Lee, and Chandler) whom received playingtime in this Atlanta game had a well allaround performance in this game.
I actually believe that when the Knicks put all 6 of their young-players "Lee, Nate, Balkman, Collins, Chandler, and Morris" in the rotation their performance refuse to lose a game or tank the season to get another young star Lottery player to be added to this 13 under contract player team this offseason. All 6 players received decent playingtime in the Knicks 3 game winning streak.
And another thing must be noted is that during last offseason scrimage games all 6 of these Knicks young players believed that 6.8 SF/SG-Demetris Nichols was the best scorer to depend on to take the last shot. Inwhich inhance each of all six young players performance on the court.
Will the Knicks draft a SG with better range from the peremeter than Demetris Nichols on draft night to give there other 6 young players the edge on offense so they could put more energy & effort on defense?
Did Beasley, Rose, Mayo, and Gordon peremeter shooting give any of their teams the edge to play hustle defense?