Richard Jefferson had a stat line like his point guard Thursday, with 17 points, 8 rebounds and 10 assists. He was also the victim of the Knicks hardest foul of the night, but took it in stride. In other news, RJ received 3 3rd place votes for the NBA's Most Improved Player.
- Jefferson takes the hit and never blinks - Don Burke - Star-Ledger
- Audience with queen - Marty Noble - New York Newsday
- Jefferson Finally Gets 'Em to Fall - Fred Kerber - New York Post
- Jefferson stays cool in Garden - J.P. Pelzman - Bergen Record
- NBA Most Improved Player Voting - AP