The latest hard-to-believe chapter of this bizarre story unfolded on Monday (AEDT).
How about a win from 21 points down over one of the hottest teams in the NBA over the last month? Then add this twist: The hero was buried veteran Evan Fournier, only on the floor because RJ Barrett was ill, and unsung reserve Miles McBride not only closed, but played an integral role in the win.
The Knicks, simply, don’t make sense.
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Less than 24 hours after a gut-punch of an overtime loss to the Clippers, they overcame a big early deficit and were dominant over the final 12 minutes to knock off Joel Embiid, James Harden and the 76ers at the Garden, 108-97.
Fournier was critical to the victory, scoring a season-high 17…