The Knicks will be going for their sixth win in seven games, but they'll have to do so without Kristaps Porzingis, who is unavailable with elbow and ankle pain.
Porzingis is averaging 30.2 points, second to Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo in the early scoring race, and he leads the league with seven 30-point games.
Porzingis' surge is among the reasons why New York (6-4) owns the same record as Orlando, though it was a different path for the Knicks. New York dropped their first three games, but since a 110-89 loss at Boston on Oct. 24, they are 6-1.
New York is also proving to be tough in the fourth quarter. The Knicks came back from 19 down to beat Indiana by seven on Sunday and rallied from a 15-point deficit to beat Charlotte. >> Read more
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