4 Facts to Know For Knicks-Celtics

The Knicks look to rebound from their loss to Charlotte when they host the rival Celtics at The Garden.

Can Enes Kanter and company give Boston trouble against Kyrie Irving, Al Horford and the young up-and-comers?

1 The Last Time They Met ...

The Knicks and Celtics last played each other in the first week of the season back on Oct. 24.

Kristaps Porzingis was held to just 12 points on 3-of-14 shooting, as New York lost, 110-89, in Boston. 

2 Is Porzingis Ready to Go?

Kristaps Porzingis looks ahead to tomorrow's matchup against the Celtics and says that his injured knee is in a much better state than it was before.

After missing the last two games due to a knee injury, Kristaps Porzingis says he’s inching closer to returning to the Knicks’ lineup.

“I don’t see why I would not play [Thursday],” the 22-year-old said to the media Wednesday.

The Knicks missed KP in Monday’s defeat against the Hornets and are 1-5 without their blossoming superstar this season.

3 Time to Snap a Skid

The Knicks have lost their last three home games against the Celtics.

New York recorded their last win against Boston at The Garden on Jan. 12, 2016. 

4 Activate "Beas-Mode"?

The Knicks have relied heavily upon Michael Beasley with Porzingis out due to injury in the last two games.

In the last two contests, “your favorite player’s favorite player” is averaging 26.5 points per game and seven rebounds.