Knicks step up in Stoudemire's absence

With the All-Star sidelined, the supporting cast helped produce a much-needed win

Updated: February 13, 2011, 2:20 AM ET
By Jared Zwerling | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEWARK, N.J. -- Before the New York Knicks took the court at the Prudential Center, one of the key points on the whiteboard in the Knicks' locker room was "ball movement." After losing to the Clippers and Lakers at home, Mike D'Antoni alluded to the fact that the team wasn't moving the ball well and getting too complacent.

"I just don't think we had the energy out there to be a playoff team," D'Antoni said after the Clippers game.

But Saturday, the Knicks got things going right from ...

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