The Knicks host the Cavaliers this afternoon at Madison Square Garden.

Tip-off is scheduled for 1 p.m. and can be seen on MSG and heard?on ESPN radio (98.7).

Jose Calderon, Lance Thomas, Langston Galloway, Jason Smith and Lou Amundson are expected to start for the Knicks.

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NEW YORK ? It wasn't pretty on Sunday, but the completion of a home-and-home sweep against the Orlando Magic got the Brooklyn Nets to 3-2 on the young season as an intriguing two-game home stretch gets started on Tuesday night.

Before the Boston Celtics come to town Thursday evening, the Cleveland Cavaliers pay a visit tonight. The 2-5 record may be a bit deceiving as the Cavs have one of the NBA's electric young stars at point guard. Additionally, he is just one half of one of the league's younger and more exciting backcourts.

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