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'Bockers need boost from Brooklyn

Knicks must knock off Nets -- again -- lest their homestand turn into a nightmare

Updated: January 18, 2014, 3:15 PM ET
By Ohm Youngmisuk | ESPNNewYork.com

The giddy vibes that came with a five-game New Year's winning streak have been replaced with frustration and doubt.

The New York Knicks fell to the Clippers on Friday, their third straight defeat. Mike Woodson's team is losing control again due to injuries, a shortage of talent -- namely no second scoring option -- and a lack of cohesiveness.

The Knicks are reverting back to that "dark place" Carmelo Anthony referred to earlier in the season.

"I don't want to go back ...

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