The New York Knicks have known streaks this season—both of the woeful and inspiring variety—and they are about to snap out of their most worrisome skid with a hopeful string of victories.
The Knicks 119-114 loss to the Bucks on March 9 will mark a turning point; in hindsight, it will be seen as a watershed evening when some of the disparate parts of the Knicks' squad first began to gel in a cohesive unit.
There was, of course, plenty that went wrong in that game—especially at the defensive end of the floor. It is not surprising, then, that after a fourth straight loss, comment boards filled with a steady stream of panic-stricken and sometimes competing calls to fire coach Mike D'Antoni, trade Carmelo Anthony, run the offense through Carmelo Anthony like the pre-Linsanity days or to throw away both Amar'e Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony in a "Hail Mary" pass for Dwight Howard.
Here are three reasons the Knicks don't need to do any of that to regain their winning ways.