Knicks struggling through brutal stretch

With 18 games in 31 days in March, can the team get on the same page defensively?

Updated: March 29, 2011, 11:41 PM ET
By Ian Begley | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- According to the college basketball calendar, March Madness starts on Thursday. But for the New York Knicks, it started on March 1.

New York is in the midst of a brutal schedule this month. They play six back-to-backs in March and three stretches of four games in five nights. In all, they have 18 games in 30 days. "More than one every two days, that's pretty tough," team president Donnie Walsh said on Wednesday.

Halfway through, they're not handing it ...

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