Game 68: Knicks vs. Pacers, 8 p.m.

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The New York Knicks play host to the Indiana Pacers Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden. Tip-off is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET.

The Knicks (27-40) look to extend their season-long win streak to seven and improve their place in the Eastern Conference standings. Currently in the No. 9 slot, New York trails the Atlanta Hawks — winners of five in a row — by 4.5 games. Good news for the Knicks is they’ll have Tyson Chandler back in the lineup after missing each of the past two games due to personal reasons.

This marks the first game of the newly anointed Phil Jackson Era in Madison Square Garden, which means every game will be under a close microscope as the new team president will be keeping an eye on both the team’s playoff chances and its future.

Extending the streak will be no easy task, as the Knicks welcome in the East’s top team. The Pacers (50-17) have reeled off four straight wins after struggling a bit after the acquisition of Evan Turner. Indiana has defeated New York in four of the five regular-season meetings this season, and the team would need to win 12 of its final 15 games to set a team record for victories in a season.

Projected Starters (NYK): Raymond Felton, J.R. Smith, Carmelo Anthony, Amare’ Stoudemire, Tyson Chandler

Projected Starters (IND): George Hill, Lance Stephenson, Paul George, David West, Roy Hibbert




424 comments
BigChiefTriangle
BigChiefTriangle

Lol, even D'Antoni has had enough of this Lakers' D!  That's how bad it's gotten.

rgm891
rgm891

It is so wierd seeing Dolan and Steve Mills talk to the media.  It's amazing how one person can really change the culture of this organization.  They all seem happy and ready to make a nice relationship/partnership.  Unbelievable how I believe even more now we will eventually win a chip.


Beating Joe Johnson, Paul George, Lebron, and Kevin Durant in the playoffs.  That will be incredible.  

brookdon
brookdon

At what point will P George start being called a chucker? He took some crazy shots

lpeezy31
lpeezy31

Atlanta......" I'M STILL AAALLLIVEEE !!!!!!! "


--- Samuel L Jackson ( The Negotiator) voice

RadioRah
RadioRah

Sidenote: So Larry Johnson has somebody tie his ties for him?

nixredux
nixredux

Will Teague go for a triple double? Wtf! Is up with that team? They better lose man.

nixredux
nixredux

When Phil flirted with Death; Death got clingy.

bluprint13
bluprint13

Blog highlights about a good team for first time all season.

nixredux
nixredux

I thought Hawks were the hottest team in the east?

brookdon
brookdon

I hate when games get pointlessly extended. Just take the L when it's passed.

xmenreturn
xmenreturn

We're gonna win this game tonite Seth!  Just keep your fingers crossed for the next 10 mins.

lpeezy31
lpeezy31

@rgm891  Now Jimmy Guitar could come out the closet, it's a epidemic so.... 

xmenreturn
xmenreturn

@rgm891 They are talking while they can because Phil will be doing the talking and they can't stop him. 

xmenreturn
xmenreturn

@brookdon If Indy doesn't get past the Heat with all that talent on Indy. he will get flack big time   So will Voegel.

xmenreturn
xmenreturn

@OLDKNICKLOL  To the Clash tune 

Should I stay or should I go now?
If I go there will be trouble
And if I stay it will be double
So come on and let me know

Should I stay or should I go?

rgm891
rgm891

@OLDKNICK  Those are some powerful words by Melo.  Hope it's the truth and he signs for less money and Phil can surround the team with enough talent to win it all. 

rgm891
rgm891

@OLDKNICK  Like you taught me today Old Knick.  His luck has ran out!!!!!

xmenreturn
xmenreturn

@OLDKNICK  

Woody will say  "It was a good interview but I didn't get the job"

Phil will say "Woody didn't get the job here either!"

rgm891
rgm891

@kneggyknik  The day u change your username is a huge day in Knick history.  That's when we know we made it.

1harris1
1harris1

Closer to Charlotte though in the all important loss column (4).

knickgirl35
knickgirl35

@RadioRah  WOODY GOT WHAT HE DESERVES!!!!!!! MELO MADE MY SEASON RIGHT THERE!!!!

darealeric
darealeric

He got yelled at on TV by the "franchise player"...

rgm891
rgm891

@xmenreturn  I think that was a Phil Jackson clone and it was isiah this whole time who signed as team president

xmenreturn
xmenreturn

@Kiyan Carter LOL  Phil is thinking How the he## this team is not in the playoff the pathetic East? 

darealeric
darealeric

Damn bruh, You ever say anything without Melo's nuts in yo mouth? Bet Phil saw Melo cursing at Woody too

RadioRah
RadioRah

Should have happened a long time ago

knickgirl35
knickgirl35

@SheSaidSpikeWho @darealeric  In the huddle while Woody was writing on his little board once again, Melo interrupted and yelled to the team "We gotta win this fvckin game." Then Woody said something to him and Melo yelled at Woody and said "I'm talkin to him" pointing to a  teammate. Classic!

xmenreturn
xmenreturn

@Kiyan Carter Look at the East man! We were the #2 seed last year and this year we are 9th and only 6 teams in the entire conference above .500!

Ya wanna try that again? lol

xmenreturn
xmenreturn

@Kiyan Carter Yep.  But I want this game in and game out.  We are 4 games out of the playoffs now.  That should not happen in the East.