Knicks' 2011-12 midseason report card

Linsanity's been great, but it's not enough to block out the Bockers' obvious flaws

Updated: February 26, 2012, 11:13 PM ET
By Ian Begley | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

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The New York Knicks were 8-15 and had lost 11 of 13 entering play on Feb. 4. Many believed Mike D'Antoni's job was on the line before that night's game against the New Jersey Nets. Because of a pending contract deadline, the coach decided to insert Jeremy Lin with three minutes to go in the first quarter, and it changed everything.

New York reeled off seven straight wins, providing D'Antoni with a modicum of job security and breathing ...

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