Five Takeaways: Knicks Outlast Bulls In Low-Scoring Affair

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By Brian Faith, Knicks Fan Since '93
The Knicks opened up a 23-point lead against the Bulls on Wednesday night, then withstood a furious rally to hold on for the W. New York dominated most of the game before Chicago buckled down on defense and made their run.
The contest was the second of a four games in a five-night stretch for the Knicks, and it ended a two-game losing streak. These two teams have now split a pair of gutsy, grind-it-out affairs, with the Bulls prevailing 82-81 back on Halloween night. Since then, injuries have ravaged both teams, but they both remain alive in the disappointing Eastern Conference. 
Here are Five Takeaways from the low-scoring matchup. 
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