TNT analyst Charles Barkley, who in the past has been a harsh critic of the Knicks, conceded Tuesday that they have improved over the past month - to a point.
They're not a great team; they're solid," he said during an event in Manhattan to promote CBS' and Turner's coverage of the NCAA Tournament. "They're playing much better. I think the [Jeremy] Lin story is incredible. He seems like a great kid. It's a great story. It's great for the league.
"Are they going to beat Miami or Chicago? Hell, no."