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W2W4: Knicks vs. Bulls

Here are a few things to keep an eye on tonight against the Bulls:

Woodson watch: With the Knicks off to one of their worst starts in franchise history, there is plenty of speculation about Mike Woodson's job status. And a loss to the Bulls would only increase the heat on Woodson.

Chicago could be without four starters and is coming off a loss to the Milwaukee Bucks, one of two teams in the NBA with a lower winning percentage than the Knicks. So if the Knicks don't beat a depleted Bulls team, you have to wonder if owner James Dolan will decide that it's time to make a change.

Brutal Bargs: The Knicks have lost their last two games by an averaged of 28 points. One of the reasons they've struggled so mightily? Andrea Bargnani's cold shooting. Bargnani has missed 18 of his last 24 shots over the past two games. And he's made it to the free throw line just twice in those 55 minutes.

The Knicks need him to be closer to the player he was against Brooklyn (16 points, 7-for-13 shooting) if they hope to compete with the Bulls.

Deng dinged up? The Knicks won't have to deal with Derrick Rose (knee) or Jimmy Butler (turf toe) on Wednesday. They may not have to face Loul Deng, who sat out the Bulls' loss to the Bucks with calf stiffness. Center Joakim Noah was out with a bruised right thigh, but Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau told reporters that he expects Noah to play.

Woodson hopes that Kenyon Martin (ankle) will be back in the lineup. Raymond Felton may be out due to a hamstring injury.

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