Knicks fresh out of second chances

With no mulligans remaining, 'Bockers must really bring it in Indy -- or bow out

Updated: May 17, 2013, 8:16 PM ET
By Johnette Howard | ESPNNewYork.com

Tyson Chandler, get ready to take your mulligan. J.R. Smith and Jason Kidd? You too.

The luckiest thing about where the Knicks found themselves when they woke up Friday -- wait, has Rihanna tweeted yet, if Smith ever went to sleep at all? -- is despite nagging asides like Smith's shooting struggles, Chandler's difficult series and Kidd's mind-blowing 24-day streak without a field goal, the Knicks still gouged out the right to play on.

They stayed alive Thursday in their Eastern Conference ...

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