New York Knicks defeat Minnesota Timberwolves, 132-105

As kind as he's been to the Knicks, the NBA schedule-maker came through again, bringing Minnesota, the team with the second-worst record in the NBA, to the Garden Tuesday.

But after suffering their worst home loss ever, by 50 points to a Mavericks team missing Jason Kidd, the Knicks would not have viewed any team as a relief, not even the Nets.

"There are not too many teams we could have beaten, playing the way we did," team president Donnie Walsh said after practice Mo...

Knicks 132, Timberwolves 105

There were pockets of empty seats all through Madison Square Garden Tuesday night, which is the Knicks' punishment for losing by 50 points to the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday.

Someone else was going to pay for the Knicks suffering the worst home loss in franchise history. And that's where the Minnesota Timberwolves come in.

The Knicks recovered well from Sunday's beat-down by taking their frustrations out on the Wolves, a team that would...