The Knicks couldn't handle the Jazz on Wednesday night, losing 137-116 at Madison Square Garden for their second consecutive loss. >> Box score
Things to know about Wednedsay's game...
1) The Knicks put themselves in an early rut, as the score was 39-35 at the end of the first quarter. When both teams went to the locker room, it was 74-47 which proved to be an insurmountable deficit in the end.
2) The New York native Donovan Mitchell was the leading scorer for the Jazz, as he drained 30 points on 12-of-20 shooting. He also had three rebounds and five assists.
3) Despite losing badly, the Knicks did have three 20-point scorers. Kevin Knox led the way with 27 points (10-for-17), while also collecting eight boards, three assists and a block. Mario Hezonja also had 23 points, and Damyean Dotson drained four threes on his way to 21 points.
4) Mitchell Robinson collected a double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds in 29 minutes of play for the Knicks
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The Knicks remain home, but will play a tougher opponent in the Nuggets on Friday at 7:30 p.m.