Number 24 was feeling himself last night at Madison Square Garden the Mecca of basketball. He played one of the most spectacular games New Yorkers will see surpassing point totals of other Garden foes like Jordan and Miller.
His performance left former Knick star turned executive Allen Houston thoroughly inpressed and teammate Trevor Ariza saw it comin.
“He didn’t have any smiles, he wasn’t playing no games and he was out there to kill it. I seen it even before we got to the arena on the bus. He didn’t really say much. He was just focused.”
Still the team has to weather another extended absence of center Andrew Bynum who sustained another knee injury when Kobe fell on him a few days ago in Memphis.