Five Takeaways: Knicks Band Together To Beat Heat

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By Brian Faith, Knicks Fan Since '93
The New York Knicks are officially on a winning streak. They've won four of five since the calendar flipped to 2014, and three in a row. Thursday night's nationally-televised triumph over the visiting Miami Heat was their finest performance of the season to date.
Down to eight rotation players, Coach Woodson rode his stars and was rewarded with effort, intensity, and defense. Carmelo Anthony, Iman Shumpert, and Andrea Bargnani all played more than 42 minutes, and Raymond Felton played 38 minutes in just his second game back. 
Here are Five Takeaways from a potentially season-altering win for the Knicks. 
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