Yes, Deron Williams exposed some defensive inefficiencies in Jeremy Lin’s game.
And yes, Carmelo Anthony played with Lin for the first time and slowed down the offense again.
However, don’t despair. The Knicks are still a work in progress. The end result will be a great team that is capable of upsetting the best teams in the Eastern Conference on the way to the NBA Finals.
Let’s take a look at five reasons the Knicks can make it to the NBA Finals and win a championship this season.