The Knicks made just four three-pointers in their 126-103 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday night at Madison Square Garden. > Box Score
Five things to know from Friday's game
1) Chirs Paul led the Thunder with eight points in the first quarter, while former Knick Danilo Gallinari added in seven points as OKC took a 27-20 lead over the Knicks. Elfrid Payton had five points, five rebounds, and four assists for the Knicks, who went 0-for-7 from three as a team in the first quarter.
2) Frank Ntilikina came off the bench, scoring four points on 2-for-4 shooting in six minutes of action. However, the point guard left for the locker room halfway through the second quarter with a right ankle strain.
The Thunder would take a 61-48 lead into halftime, behind Shai Gilgeous-Alexander's 11 points and four rebounds. Bobby Portis scored eight points on 4-for-5 shooting and grabbed five rebounds off the bench in 13 minutes for the Knicks.
3) Ntilikina would return to the game, finishing the night with seven points in 10 minutes. Payton nearly recorded his second triple-double of the season, scoring 18 points to go along with nine rebounds and eight assists.
4) Mitchell Robinson had 11 points, four rebounds, and three blocks off the bench in 22 minutes, as the big man was a perfect 5-for-5 from the field, while Portis finished with 14 points and eight rebounds in 27 minutes off the bench.
5) The Knicks shot just 4-for-24 (16.7 percent) from three, compared to the Thunder going 12-31 (38.7 percent) from beyond the arc. OKC also had only four turnovers for the entire game, while the Knicks had 12 team turnovers.
The Knicks will stay at home and take on the Detroit Pistons on Sunday at 7:30 PM.