The Knicks had very high expectations coming into the lockout-shortened 2011-2012 season.
However, up until the emergence of Jeremy Lin and the media frenzy that followed, they were drastically underperforming.
The Knicks were 9-17 before Lin, and the sharks were circling both Mike D'Antoni and Carmelo Anthony.
Roster changes have been common this year with the additions of Mike Bibby, Tyson Chandler, Baron Davis, Steve Novak and J.R. Smith.
Some players have far exceeded what anyone would have thought they were capable of, while others are still struggling to find their groove in the Garden.
Also, let me say this here: There are zero Lin puns in this article—you're welcome!