These Knicks are playoff worthy

Sunday's game was a litmus test, and Amare and Co. passed with flying colors

Updated: November 29, 2010, 7:51 AM ET
By Rob Parker | ESPNNewYork.com

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Laugh if you want. But it's true: The New York Knicks are a playoff team.

For most in the NBA, that isn't a big deal, since half the league makes it to the postseason. But in New York, where the Knicks have given a new face to awful the past decade, there is finally hope of playing meaningful basketball games in March and April, instead of simply playing out the string.

What triggered all this optimism? Well, the Knicks, in a flat-out gutty performance, beat ...

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