|This week is pretty much the exact opposite of last week. The Knicks won all four games, lots of players got involved and everyone looks energized. Oh yeah and Phil Jackson might become president. Kind of awkward timing for all this considering there is a protest planned for tomorrow. Lets see how the Knicks look at they race to keep their very slim playoff hopes alive:
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||The only things Amare did this week was to move into the starting lineup, find his midrange shot again, rebound at a nice clip, block shots and play acceptable defense. I never expected Amare to every claim the #1 spot, but the Knicks are full of surprises lately.
||Melo has been getting a lot more assists lately. It’s amazing what happens when your teammates actually hit shots.
||Chandler missed the Philly game due to personal reasons, but before that had 3 double-doubles.
||JR was also a big part of this turnaround, moving into the starting lineup, not taking as many shots and shooting more efficiently. He’s also been getting a few nice looking assists every game.
||While he hasn’t been lighting up the box score, a look at his +/- numbers shows you the impact he has had on the court this week. Pretty much the only bench player who’s been productive.
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