Charlotte Bobcats defeat New York Knicks, 94-87

Now comes the hard part for the Knicks.

A game against the Lakers? No.

A date with the Celtics? Nope.

For Mike D'Antoni's team, playing its best ball of the season, it's all about having to wait and endure another interminable three-day layoff before getting back on the court and trying to extend its winning streak to five games.

Between their most recent triumph, Friday in New Orleans, and their next game, Tuesday against Larry Brown's Bobcats in Charlotte, th...

CHARLOTTE - You just knew it was too good to be true. The Knicks were cruising toward a fifth straight win and Jared Jeffries was improving his trade value beyond Donnie Walsh's wildest imagination. Suddenly, it all turned rotten.

Jeffries fouled out, and the Knicks couldn't make a shot or do anything to stop the Bobcats in the final three minutes of a game Mike D'Antoni's team should have won.

"We had a chance to win five in a row and I would think that's probably t...