The record is 11 games south of mediocre. The Knicks have been on an Injury of the Day plan all season it seems. Depending on the source, Mike Woodson’s job life expectancy is anywhere from an hour-and-a-half ago to days to weeks.

And yet on Monday, there was talk of the playoffs by players — with one even chatting up championship aspirations.

Yeah, this season. Hey, don’t shoot the messenger.

Tyson Chandler said the push starts Wednesday against Sacramento at the Garden, the last home game before the All-Star break.

“Wednesday is very important. You don’t want to go into the All-Star break with a loss hanging over your head. I definitely think this team will make the playoffs,” Chandler said at Chelsea Piers during Knicks Bowl 15, a charity event for the Garden of Dreams Foundation. “We have enough talent to do so.

“This has been an up-and-down season for us, but at this point we can’t control anything that has happened in the past. We have to focus on getting better and try to jump up into one of the playoff spots,” Chandler said.

Metta World Peace did Chandler one better. True, the season hasn’t gone as planned. But it still can.

“I didn’t picture this. I was very optimistic. A championship level team was on my mind,” World Peace said Monday on ESPN Radio. “I still believe we have championship-level players.