The rookie got the start, but the night belonged to the 33-year-old journeyman.
Iman Shumpert, the Knicks’ improbably confident rookie guard, started Saturday night against the Detroit Pistons. But it was Mike Bibby’s second-quarter scoring spurt that helped break the game open as the Knicks coasted to a 103-80 victory.
The Knicks were also helped by an energized frontcourt and a newly found defensive effort as they pushed their record to 4-4. But with the Knicks, good news is almost always balanced by the bad.