The Knicks mounted a furious fourth-quarter comeback to beat the Bucks, 91-88, Friday night at Madison Square Garden.
The Knicks dragged through three quarters before showing their first signs of life since being wiped out in Boston Thursday night, 104-59.
Jamal Crawford led the way and put the Knicks up in the closing seconds with a side-angle jumper that went off glass. He apologized to Knicks fans for the Boston debacle during his post-game interview on the court.
Fred Jones also played a key role in the win, scoring all 10 of his points in the final period. Jones did not see action until an injury to Stephon Marbury's shoulder forced him out of the game. The comeback was initiated and completed with Marbury in the locker room.
Crawford and Zach Randolph each had 25 points to lead the Knicks. Michael Redd had 27 points for the Bucks.