The Knicks went 2-2 last week but that didn't earn them many points in ESPN's Power Rankings. ESPN.com's Marc Stein has the Knicks ranked 25th in the most recent rankings, up one spot from last week and two spots behind Brooklyn.
Writes Stein: "Uncomfortable faceoff Monday night at Madison Square Garden for two coaches that need to win that rare Eastern Conference game where neither team secretly wants to lose: Washington's Randy Wittman vs. New York's Mike Woodson. The greater pressure, though, remains on Woody."
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