Jeremy was the best player on the court tonight. Nice to see him take over the 4th quarter like that. Oh wait, I thought Lin-sanity was over. Oh, I thought it was just the D'antoni system, tailor made for point guards to excel. Oh, look at the schedule, they're not playing great teams... Don't worry, the media will keep feeding you all of this. Yes, the schedule has lightened up a bit, but if everyone played this hard a week ago, they'd have at least a split during the 0-6 stretch.
So, as long as they're winning, things will be fine (think Shaq & Kobe) but if they're losing, not so good (Jason Kidd & Jimmy Jackson feud). You don't have to love your teammates or coach to play well. Also, there is almost always jealousy and in-fighting going on in the NBA. It's just like any other business or family.
It's only one non blow out game, but I like Woodson's subbing patterns. He is limiting Melo and Amare's minutes together, especially in the 4th. I love this. It really helps their defense. Also, it helped Jeremy with Baron being out. There is something to be said for how the Laker's got rid of Fisher knowing he'd not be happy behind Ramon Sessions.
By the way, it looked like JLin got shorted two or three steals. However, he could've easily been charged for 4-5 TO's so I'll take it. I'd love to see the NBA add missed assists as a stat. How many missed layups do the Knicks average per game?
Oh, and 25 made out of his last 27 free throws. 93%! Doc must be happy.