ESPN.com colleague Marc Stein has the Knicks at No. 11 in the first installment of his weekly power rankings, way behind the other Eastern Conference contenders.
Who thinks they're going to win 54 games again? Not I. The top half of the East is significantly more competitive, which means that the Knicks better get something out of Amar'e Stoudemire and Andrea Bargnani -- as well as Metta World Peace and a full-strength Iman Shumpert -- to keep up.
The rival Nets are third.
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