With losing becoming the new norm, a trip to Minnesota represents another telling road test for a reeling Knicks squad.
Hard times have fallen on the Knicks (19-22). Playoff hopes are fleeting as the January swoon continues. On Wednesday night, they dropped a double OT affair to the lowly Bulls, a team that they can’t seem to beat. Tonight, they face a tough opponent in the Timberwolves (27-16), who have looked like direwolves as of late, winners of their last three.
Coming up, the Knicks face a west coast trip with stops at Golden State (who they play twice this month), Denver (where they haven’t won since pre-Melo trade), Utah, and Phoenix. I would say the latter two are winnable games, but Wednesday night hammered home the point that no opponent can be taken lightly. Not to get dramatic, but if they cannot put together some wins, #TankSZN might be