The Knicks showed many good things in Wednesday’s season opener. But there were also a couple of red flags that could prove to be a problem in the season’s first true test against the Bulls.
Carmelo Anthony had 19 points and 10 rebounds, making a pair of baskets in a finishing run after New York had blown a 25-point lead, and the Knicks beat the Milwaukee Bucks 90-83 on Wednesday night in the season opener for both teams.
The Knicks’ season starts Wednesday night against Milwaukee at MSG, with Carmelo Anthony perhaps back at the power forward spot and J.R. Smith not in the arena.
Mike Woodson has plenty of options for his opening night lineup against the Bucks.
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On the night the Knicks honored the 40th anniversary of their last championship team, Carmelo Anthony finished with 41 points and New York beat the Milwaukee Bucks 101-83 for its 11th straight victory.
Five points separated the Nets and the Bucks in their home-and-home set, and Brooklyn came away with two straight last-second victories.
Joe Johnson hit a tying 3-pointer in the closing seconds of the fourth quarter and then his buzzer-beating jumper at the end of overtime lifted the Brooklyn Nets to a 113-111 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday night.
Knicks coach Mike Woodson wants to know why his team waits until the second half to lock down on defense. If his players would simply start off that strong, winning could be so much easier.
Boosted by renovations to Madison Square Garden, the Knicks’ value increased 41 percent to $1.1 billion. The Lakers were second at $1 billion.
“It seems like guys are content with the situation that we are in, and I’m f—— pissed off about us losing, especially losing the way we are losing,” the 11th-year player said following Wednesday night’s loss.
Brook Lopez had 21 points and 10 rebounds as the Nets missed a chance to get back to .500 on the road (6-7) and lost their third straight.
The Nets may have moved to Brooklyn and added Joe Johnson, but their problems against the Milwaukee Bucks did not end when these teams met earlier this month.