New York Knicks defeat Atlanta Hawks, 114-107

ATLANTA - The future of the Knicks, Danilo Gallinari and Jordan Hill, joined the problem of the present, Nate Robinson, on the bench Friday night.

That left Mike D'Antoni with a roster loaded with veterans, all of whom are not expected to be around next season. For development purposes, the night was basically a waste. As for their overall confidence and advancement in the standings, the Knicks made great strides.

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ATLANTA - Nate Robinson's agent wasn't aware that his smallest client had been benched against the Orlando Magic until receiving a phone call late Wednesday night from his biggest client.

"Dwight Howard called me after the game and said, 'I can't believe Nate didn't play,'" Aaron Goodwin said Thursday. "I was just disappointed because I think he deserves a chance to play."

Whether Robinson is rescued from the Knicks bench for Friday's game against the Hawks remains t...