By Matt Petersen, Suns.com
The Suns’ resiliency continues to keep them in games, but the results have been less kind of late. Last week Phoenix dropped its first set of consecutive losses since Dec. 3, leaving them with a 1-3 record on their road trip with one contest to go.
Further proof that 2014 is indeed a new year can be found in New York, where the once hapless Knicks are a sparkling 5-1 since the ball dropped a few blocks from Madison Square Garden. They’ve won their last four games, including at home against defending champion Miami.
Suns Head Coach Jeff Hornacek had pegged three wins as ideal for this season-long road swing, but finishing with two and a high note in New York wouldn’t be a bad consolation prize. Here are five things to watch in tonight’s contest.