The Knicks extended their losing streak to seven games, as Rudy Gobert scored 25 points and grabbed 16 reobunds to lead the Jazz to a 129-97 victory. >> Box score
Things to know about Saturday's game
1) The Knicks were bullied out of the paint, as they were outscored 70-26 and gave up an extraordinary 60 rebounds. Rudy Gobert had the team-high 16 boards, while Thabo Sefolosha and Derrick Favors each grabbed 10 rebounds a piece.
2) Luke Kornet started for the second straight game, and once again he put forth a solid all-around effort. He finished with 14 points, six rebounds and five assists, to go with four three pointers in just under 29 minutes of action. Enes Kanter, who was unhappy with being benched in favor of Kornet on Thursday against the Bucks, scored 0 points on 0-for-6 shooting in his 17 minutes off the bench.
3) Kevin Knox registered 41:16 minutes of action, which stood out given that no other Knicks player saw more than 28 minutes on Saturday. Knox fiinished with 12 points on 4-of-12 shooting, however his three point stroke looked excellent after knocking down 3-of-4 from deep. Knox is now averaging 18.7 points over his last 10 games.
4) Noah Vonleh was the lone Knicks starter to finish with a positive plus-minus after logging a plus-11 to go with his 13 points, nine rebounds and three steals.
5) Trey Burke logged just over seven minutes off the bench and added 12 points on 4-of-5 shooting. Burke also knocked down all three of his free throw attempts in the limited playing time. Frank Ntilikina, who was benched in favor of Burke seeing more minutes on Christmas Day, struggled again for New York and scored only two points on 1-of-7 shooting. However, Ntilikina's lone two points did come from an emphatic dunk on Gobert.
What's next: The Knicks continue their road trip and visit the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday.