The New York Knicks do not have a scheduled game for Saturday, but instead of play the Knicks and their fan base will be scoreboard watching. That's because the team behind them in the NBA standing, the ninth-place Milwaukee Bucks, is in action, as they host the Portland Trailblazer at the Bradley Center (7:30 p.m.).
A victory for the Bucks (27-28) would pull them withing a half game of the Knicks (28-27), who host the Eastern Conference' top team, the Chicago Bulls, on Sunday (1 p.m.). Including the upcoming games, the Knicks and Bucks both have 11 games remaining on their schedules.
Here's an updated look of the NBA standings:
|New York Knicks||55||28-27||.509|
|New Jersey Nets||57||20-37||.351|