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Loss a part of the rebuilding process

Friday's massacre hurts, but as the Knicks continue to improve, it will soon be forgotten

Updated: April 23, 2011, 8:54 AM ET
By Chris Sheridan | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- A year from now, New York Knicks fans will look back on this night and do one of two things.

They will grimace. Or they will shrug.

And to get a reading on which of those two choices it might be, a brief history lesson is in order.

It was April 23 of last year when the Boston Celtics did something similar to what they did to the Knicks on Friday night. They went into Miami holding a 2-0 lead over the Heat, and they all but won the series in Game 3 on a Paul ...

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