The specter of Phil Jackson loomed over the proceedings as the Knicks escaped with a 123-110 victory to boost their push for a playoff spot.
The Nets moved within three games of the Atlantic Division-leading Toronto Raptors with a 101-97 home win on Monday.
The Philadelphia 76ers came to Madison Square Garden at 15-47 and looking for their first victory since Jan. 29.
The intimate atmosphere of the 89-year-old Rose Hill Gym may be undeniable, but some Fordham fans say that it is hampering basketball recruiting.
The mistake Patrick Reed, 23, made in saying he considers himself to be a top-five player on the PGA Tour seems to be not in believing he is one of the best but in merely blurting it out.