Barnes, Smith Jr., and the Mavs visit MSG to face equally defeatist Knicks in latest tank war.
If you’re wondering what commissioner Adam Silver will be watching this evening, it will likely be the tank-off between the New York Knicks (24–43) and the Dallas Mavericks (21–46). The reeling Knicks will look to bounce back from their horrific stretch of 15 losses in their last 16 games against the Mavs, who have been almost as bad, losing 10 of their last 14 games.
Some things to watch for in this Tuesday night matchup at the Garden.
Troy’s our boy
The Knicks just inked Troy Williams to a two-year deal with partial guarantees through the 2018–19 season following his promising stretch of play through his two 10-day contracts. Williams played his best game of his Knicks career on Friday against the Bucks in which he dropped 18 points and tacked on five