In the past three seasons the Knicks have gone from a team five games under .500 at home, to five games over, to 11 over last season. Since Mike Woodson became head coach for D’Antoni it’s become a Garden party with 18 wins in the last 19 home games. That includes the 106-99 matinee win Sunday afternoon to get to 6-0 at MSG that even went well when something went wrong. Raymond Felton is getting an MRI on his left hand after a collision in the win but he’d finish with 23 points, seven dimes — one a no-look bullet down the key to Tyson Chandler (15 points and 13 boadrds ) for a dunk — and, more importantly, zero turnovers. (Is there a point guard whose turnovers are parsed more closely and maligned more noisily those of Felton or Russell Westbrook? Both bring it on themselves, sure, but to a laughable extend it’s become almost the wholesale judge of how well they played.) Carmelo had 36 points, part of the beat-goes-on dominance the Knicks have shown at home this season and contributed to a feeling that this wasn’t a close game. Enter Rasheed Wallace for breaking any supposed lull his team had placed over the game. He got ejected after 85 seconds for this one-two step. First, he chopped Luis Scola‘s (nine points, eight boards) arm on a drive going baseline and got a tech because he protested the call too much. Goran Dragic missed the free throw from the tech, so ‘Sheed bellowed his catchphrase “BALL DON’T LIE” after the free throw. Not the first time he’s yelled it out on a missed free throw this season but it is the first time it’s been used as grounds against him for ejection. Pretty weak in our book. … That 48-hour stretch of paranoia in Sacramento this summer, when a proposal to move the Kings to Virginia Beach came to light, is now a Sac-Town stalemate. Basically, the Sac Bee reported, the Maloof brothers are staunchly against selling the team but they won’t talk about any plans, either, to avoid foot-in-mouth syndrome. Signs seem to point toward any news about the Kings’ future not arriving with much warning or discussion. … We’re out like Rasheed.
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