ESPN picks up Knicks-Celts on Wednesday

Five of New York’s next 11 games will be nationally televised.

Dec. 15 vs. BOS (ESPN)

Dec. 17 vs. MIA (ESPN)

Dec. 25 vs. CHI (ESPN)

Dec. 30 at ORL (TNT)

Jan. 7 at PHX (ESPN)

Things like this happen when the team in the country’s largest media market tastes relevance. The national media jumps all over it. This upcoming homestand is starting to garner some attention.

Now, it’s up to the Knicks to take their act into the national spotlight — and come through.