Knicks Preview: 5 Keys to Defeating Washington Wizards

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Oct 9, 2015; Washington, DC, USA; New York Knicks forward

Carmelo Anthony

(7) and Washington Wizards center

Marcin Gortat

(13) prepare to rebound the ball in the third quarter at Verizon Center. The Knicks won 115-104. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

For the New York Knicks, the first two games of the 2015-16 NBA regular season have been a tale of two teams. After dominating the Milwaukee Bucks on the road 122-99, New York posted a lackluster effort on both ends in a 112-101 loss to the Atlanta Hawks at home.

New York will look to achieve some measure of balance in game No. 3 at the Washington Wizards.

Washington enters the game at 2-0, having defeated the Orlando Magic 88-87 and Milwaukee Bucks 118-113. Both games were played on the road, giving the Wizards a significant measure of confidence entering their first home game.

The question is, how can New York move to 2-1?

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