Tonight is a huge game. It is the first night of a home and home against the Cleveland “Still in the hunt for the #3 seed and the chance to play the Kyrie-less Boston Celtics in the first round” Cavaliers, which the Knicks should be destroyed by the Cavaliers in both games, leading to a real possibility that the Knicks could end up tied for the #7 seed, by virtue of the Bulls beating the Nets tonight and then the Nets beating the “No reason to care” Celtics in their final game of the season.
Either way, so long as the Knicks lose the next two games, they are guaranteed to at least end up tied for the 8th worst record in the NBA. Which is a heck of a tanking feat.
Let’s go, Nick Fazekas!