With a 38-22 record and home-court advantage likely ahead in the playoffs, the 2012-13 campaign has easily been the New York Knicks' most successful in the last decade.
However, their strong regular-season play does not guarantee that New York will finally have the postseason success that has eluded the franchise since the Patrick Ewing era.
This Knicks team is far from perfect; they have several glaring issues that have hurt them during the regular season and should only be amplified come April and May basketball.
For everything that Carmelo Anthony has done in his MVP-level campaign, this is still a team that relies too much on perimeter shots and does not rebound particularly well, among other problems.
Although it is not too late for New York to fix their most glaring problems, here are some warning signs that the Knicks and the Madison Square Garden faithful could be in for yet another disappointing playoff run.
Statistics accurate as of March 10th, 2013.