With a Miami loss on Friday night, the New York Knicks (22-10) moved to just half a game behind the Heat (22-9) for the best record in the Eastern Conference.
The Knicks suffered a tough loss on Friday night, but remain in good position in the Eastern Conference standings.
Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks suffered a frustrating loss to the Bulls on Friday night. New York still has a comfortable lead atop the Atlantic division.
The New York Knicks, winners of three straight, have the best record in the Eastern Conference.
After missing seven games, Brook Lopez could return to action on Friday night.
Despite losing for the third game in a row, the Nets (11-7) remain in second place in the Atlantic Division, trailing only the New York Knicks (14-4).
All five teams in the Atlantic Division were in action on Friday night, and all five were victorious.
The second round of the FCS playoffs will take place on Dec. 1, and New York has two teams in contention. Wagner will take on Eastern Washington, and Stony Brook will visit Montana St..
The Atlantic division remains one of the toughest in the league. It is the only division in the NBA that has four teams with seven wins or more.
The New York Knicks (6-1) kept their spot atop the Atlantic Division despite suffering their first defeat on Friday, which came at the hands of the Memphis Grizzlies.