The Knicks’ fourth-quarter struggles reared their ugly head once more Sunday in opposition to the 76ers, once they entered the ultimate 12 minutes trailing by two factors earlier than dropping 125-109. Tom Thibodeau’s crew even led early within the fourth quarter after which was down 106-105 with seven minutes left, solely to muster simply 4 factors the remainder of the way in which. “Our togetherness down the stretch will not be ok,” guard Evan Fournier mentioned after the loss. “By togetherness I imply we aren’t tied collectively sufficient. Down the stretch, like I mentioned, we’ve no confidence, so we’re second-guessing at occasions.
It ought to be second nature — increase, increase, increase, that is what we’re doing. So long as we aren’t doing that, it’s going to be onerous to shut out video games in opposition to groups which might be good. “It retains taking place and that’s what’s so irritating.” -via New York Submit
/ March 1, 2022