The New York Knicks have played many opponents this season more glamorous than the Milwaukee Bucks. But none of those prior glamour games has carried as much weight as their outing in Milwaukee on Wednesday night.
The Knicks currently sit in the Eastern Conference's eighth seed, one game behind the Philadelphia 76ers and one game ahead of Milwaukee. As such, Wednesday night's game is crucial to the Eastern Conference playoff race.
The complete 2012 NBA standings follow:
|New York Knicks||57||29-28||.509|
|New Jersey Nets||59||21-38||.356|