New York Knicks defeat Washington Wizards, 112-91

The best guard in the building wasn't the No. 1 draft pick making his Madison Square Garden debut or the former All-Star coming off a 50-game suspension for gun possession.

Toney Douglas has neither the flair of John Wall nor the resume of Gilbert Arenas. All he does is defend, harass, make shots in a very Gary Payton-like way and help the Knicks win.

"He's made himself into a heck of a basketball player," Mike D'Antoni said.

Douglas was the difference-maker again...

If you saw LeBron James at the Garden when he made his debut, well, John Wall wasn't nearly that good. But he wasn't Greg Oden, either.

James showed you from the first time he came to New York that he was going to be a special player. Oden missed a dunk at the Garden on his first shot and hasn't been heard from since.

Wall went from Rajon Rondo in the first five minutes Friday night to a shaky rookie over the final 43:00, as the Knicks spoiled his Garden debut, 112-9...