Posted by GameSetMatch on 3rd November 2009
Starters became reserves, veterans were dusted off and everything was new again. The Knicks, in search of another fresh start, tried one more new look Monday night: winners.
It took four games to find a combination that worked, or at least one that would not spot the opponent a 20-point lead before exerting some effort. The Knicks found it at last, deploying Larry Hughes as a starter, then watching him lead the way to their first victory of the season, 117-111 over the New Orleans Hornets at Madison Square Garden.
Hughes, who had been wrapped in mothballs a week ago, started at shooting guard and set the tone with his assertive play at both ends of the court. He finished with 20 points and 6 rebounds and figures to stick for a while, now that the Knicks (1-3) have discovered a winning formula.
Click here to read the full article – By HOWARD BECK of New York Times