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Raymond Felton yawns in huddle while Knicks fans boo pending loss

Rudy Gay, Raymond Felton

Sacramento Kings’ Rudy Gay (8) races for control of the ball with New York Knicks’ Raymond Felton (2) and Amare Stoudemire (1) after Felton lost control of the ball during overtime of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in New York. The Kings won 106-101. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)


With the Knicks minutes away from their fifth loss in six games, Raymond Felton was yawning in the huddle.

It looks bad. I won’t argue that. The scene supports all the worst perceptions of the Knicks and Felton.

But Felton played 41 minutes in the overtime loss to the Kings on Wednesday, his second-longest workload of the season. Is it so terrible he’s tired near the end of that outing?

After that yawn, he still assisted a Tim Hardaway Jr. 3-pointer and got an offensive rebound. Let’s not go overboard in criticizing Felton and the Knicks for being lackadaisical.