Knicks fail to connect two in a row, lose to Wizards, 95-108
After a promising game made by the younger players that resulted in the third win of the season, in Dallas, the New York Knicks were unable to repeat the success and fell 95-108 against the Wizards in Washington.
Tim Hardaway Jr, who shot close to 50% from the field in the previous three games went cold last night making just 2 of 10 attempts and finished the game modest with just 7 points. Hardaway also injured his back and his condition is still uncertain for tonight’s game against the Bulls.
Against NBA’s worst defense, the Knicks couldn’t manage to score 100 points. In fact, the Wizards allowed an average of almost 124 points in their previous 8 games. New York trailed by as many as 13 points in the third quarter before going on a comeback that tied the game early in the fourth, the Wizards, however, had the last word and led by John Wall with 26 points, they kept the Knicks behind until the final buzzer.
Enes Kanter scored 18 points and added 13 boards off the bench and Trey Burke added 13 buckets while shooting 6-13 from the field. Mario Hezonja and Mitchell Robinson scored each 10 points while Damyean Dotson finished with 11 points and 6 rebounds.