Bulls Battle Knicks with Backs against the Garden's Wall

By Ap | St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO), May 22, 1994 | Go to article overview

Bulls Battle Knicks with Backs against the Garden's Wall


Ap, St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)


Both the Chicago Bulls and the New York Knicks need to break disturbing patterns Sunday when they meet in the seventh and deciding game of their Eastern Conference semifinal series.

For the Bulls, the overriding pattern is that the home team has won each of the first six games. They must overcome that to keep alive their chances of winning their fourth successive National Basketball Association title.

For the Knicks, they have fallen behind in the first half of each of the home games they've won, only to come roaring back to salvage home-court advantage.

"What we have to avoid is getting behind and always fighting back," guard Derek Harper said. "A lot of times you are able to get back and win, but . . . against a good team like Chicago, it's hard to make it back all the time."

Bulls coach Phil Jackson said the nature of seventh games dictates an intense pace.

"I think there is going to be unbelievable energy and activity in the game," Jackson said. "I anticipate a very active game, a very waged war, one that I think is going to take a whole lot of emotion and energy for both teams to fight their way through it. It's going to be a long battle."

Another disturbing trend for the Bulls is that they averaged only 16 fourth-quarter points in five games at Madison Square Garden this season.

The Bulls held New York to 14 in the final period of Game 5 on Wednesday night, but managed only 15 themselves and lost 87-86. That gave the Knicks a 3-2 lead in the series.

Mavs' Chances Improved: The NBA Draft Lottery is supposed to help weak teams improve while taking away any suggestion that someone might lose intentionally to get the highest draft choice. …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this article

This article has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this article

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited article

Bulls Battle Knicks with Backs against the Garden's Wall
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Author Advanced search

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.