Golden State Warriors defeat New York Knicks, 121-107

For years you could tell the Knicks were struggling by counting the number of Madison Square Garden executives and assorted interlopers who fill the hallways after games and attend practices.

In recent days, there was a reported sighting of tumbleweed inside the building on 33rd and Seventh but no sign of executives. And at Thursday's practice in Tarrytown, team president Donnie Walsh sat alone watching his slumping team work out. So yes, even the Garden knows a crisis ...

The Knicks are now so bloody awful that Friday night they were outclassed by the NBA's most dysfunctional team.

Despite having one player, Stephen Jackson, who is working on his exit strategy, and another, Monta Ellis, who got into a very public argument with head coach Don Nelson at Thursday's practice, the Golden State Warriors showed up at Madison Square Garden as the more organized, dedicated and talented team. It wasn't even close.

"We should be pissed," Al Harr...

They're awful.

There's no other way to describe the Knicks.

They set a franchise record Friday night by losing for the ninth time in 10 tries to start a season. That's quite a feat, considering that the first time they ever took the court, the White House was occupied by Harry S. Truman.

But here's what's most alarming in a season that is already in the toilet: The Knicks failed yet again to play hard during a 121-107 defeat to the Warriors, so the fans were right...