Got the New York Knicks pegged for a big turnaround? You won't after reading this article from the
. Talk about practice, or lack thereof. Players needing a break from one another. Not enough film sessions. Yikes.
"If nothing else," one player said, "we need a break from each other."
For example, over the last six days the Knicks could have held five practices/film sessions and they had just one.
The Knicks' only schedule shootarounds on the road, which is one reason why D'Antoni is called a player's coach. But the Knicks' suspect home record the past two years, plus their struggles since adding Anthony and Billups, leave D'Antoni vulnerable to criticism. The Knicks are 19-16 at the Garden this season. They have a rabid fan base but hardly a home-court advantage.