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Jazz 137, Knicks 116: Scenes from yet another dismal beating


NBA: Utah Jazz at New York Knicks Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports

Well, that was...not very fun.

The Utah Jazz stomped the New York Knicks a few months ago when the Knicks were at close to full strength. Needless to say, the ‘Bockers didn’t have much a shot on Wednesday night, as they were missing Dennis Smith Jr., Allonzo Trier, Noah Vonleh, Kadeem Allen and Frank Ntilikina (who should be coming back Friday!!!).

The Jazz jumped out to a double-digit lead right from the get-go and cruised throughout, pushing their lead to nearly 40 at one point. This is the second consecutive massacre the Knicks have endured since their miracle comeback over the Lakers. Still, remember that Mario Hezonja block on LeBron? Those were the days, y’all.

If you’d like some positives from this particular game, look no further than the rookies, Kevin Knox and Mitchell Robinson.

Knox had one of his finest scoring nights of the season, dropping an efficient 27 points on 10-17 shooting to go along with 8 rebounds and 3 assists in more than 46 minutes of playing time.

Wait a minutes...46 minutes? That’s too much, Fizdale.

As for Mitch, he notched a double-double with 14 points, 12 rebounds and three blocks. He also broke a couple of records along the way.

Matt Miranda is on the recap.