Knicks show no depth in listless 122-115 loss to Spurs
The Knicks entered Thursday
night's game without Jalen Brunson, RJ Barrett and Obi Toppin.
been going through an 11-23 Spurs squad without their second-highest scorer,
it seemed like a useful matchup
to extend a shorthanded loss. Until it wasn't. The Big Apple came out flat,
hadn't fully recovered from their heartbreaking out-of-regulation loss to the Mavericks on Tuesday.
They gave up 38 points in the first zone to
a team ranked 22nd in the league in consistent points in the game and 27th in true shooting percentage.
Despite a few offensive runs and an
early try back inside the fourth box, the Big Apple never got a game together
the defensive try continued to
be a problem throughout the course of the contest
Part of that is due to the way Tom
Thibodeau handled his rotation. The effect may be visible on the bumper.
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