First things first this Gerald Wallace windmill dunk was a thing of beauty, check out the video below and enjoy it for yourself. I’ll wait…
See, now that was worth it, wasn’t it?
On to the game. Because of the Knicks’ up-tempo style it was a fun game to watch. Stephen Jackson, Gerald Wallace and Raymond Felton combined for 11 steals. With the exception of some early hot perimeter shooting from Chris Duhon, those three tortured New York’s backcourt for the majority of the game. With all of the positives, the Bobcats still managed to find their selves in a 6 point hole with 4 minutes to play. In the past this would be the point where the Cats folded it up and called it a night. This incarnation of the Bobcats handled it like playoff contenders, finishing the game on a 15-2 run and sending the Knicks home with an end to their 4 game win streak. In the Charlotte Observer, Stephen Jackson said that last night’s win reminded him of his time with the Spurs
In San Antonio, we won an awful lot of games like this,” said Jackson (24 points, three steals, four rebounds and four assists). “We feel we’re better than them – that we’re a playoff team and we’ll get to the playoffs
Let’s keep it going tonight against the Pacers!