The New York Knicks move up in class today. After winning 12 of 13 mostly against the NBA's bottom-feeders, the Knicks begin a stretch of games that will show just exactly where they stand in comparison to the other top teams in the NBA.
The Knicks (15-9) host the Denver Nuggets (14-8) at Madison Square Garden today. Tip-off is at noon ET. The Knicks host Atlantic Division-leading Boston on Wednesday, then Lebron James, Dwayne Wade and the Miami Heat come to the Garden on Friday.
Knicks coach Mike D'Antoni understands the meaning of the next week for his surging team.