Knicks Top Bobcats to Win 3rd Straight

With a week left in the season Zeke says New York is finally a 'team'
By Doug Sweeney,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 9, 2008 10:47 PM CDT
New York Knicks gaurd Fred Jones (2) drives past Charlotte Bobcats guard Raymond Felton (20) during the second half of a basketball game Wednesday, April 9, 2008, in New York.    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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(Newser) – Too late to save their season, and probably too late to save Isiah Thomas' job, the New York Knicks are playing their best basketball. Fred Jones made the go-ahead 3-pointer with 3:47 left and scored 15 points, and the Knicks beat the Charlotte Bobcats 109-107 on Wednesday night to match a season high with their third straight victory.

New York, which beat playoff-bound Orlando and Detroit in its previous two games, is assured of avoiding the first 60-loss season in franchise history. "Finally the spirit of the team is good. The camaraderie of the team is good," Thomas said. "I just think that they're a team now." Thomas then rose from the podium at his postgame press conference before adding: "A little late, but nonetheless."