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Knicks fans wear paper bags over their heads during 14th straight loss (video)

Houston Rockets v New York Knicks

Houston Rockets v New York Knicks

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Knicks fans were ashamed to show their faces at Madison Garden as New York fell behind the Rockets by 19 points last night (hat tip: Eric Freeman of Ball Don’t Lie).

It only got worse from there. The Knicks lost by 24, their 14th straight loss, extending a franchise record for consecutive losses within a single season.

Thankfully, Phil Jackson wasn’t wearing a bag over his head. Otherwise, we would have been robbed of the great facial expression he flashed in that video.

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The Knicks have struggled for a while now, and fans have had plenty of reasons to wear bags over their heads. I don’t know the last time it happened before last night, but here’s the good news: The last time I recall it happening, the Knicks’ fortunes changed for the better shortly afterward.