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Playoff push: Knicks just 3.5 games back

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The Phil Jackson narrative dominated Knicks headlines since Friday.

But something else developed over the weekend. The Knicks gained ground in the race for the eighth and final playoff spot. After wins on Friday and Saturday night, the Knicks are just 3.5 games back of the No. 8 seed heading into Monday night's game against Philadelphia (15-47) at The Garden.

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