Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer
Jeff Hornacek said defense - and Lance Thomas' defense in particular - was the key to the Knicks outscoring Charlotte, 42-17, in the third quarter on Saturday: "I think the biggest thing was they got after it defensively. I thought Lance was fantastic in the third quarter. He made some big plays. (Nic) Batum, played him great. He helped to slow him down."