4 Facts to Know for Knicks-Kings

The Knicks return home to The Garden tonight to take on the Sacramento Kings.

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*Facts Courtesy of the New York Knicks

1 Noah Returns

After serving a suspension to start the season, Joakim Noah is eligible to return back to the Knicks Saturday. The Knicks' center talks about being back and his observations on the team so far.

After serving a suspension to start the season, Joakim Noah will be eligible to return the Knicks’ lineup tonight. Noah played in 46 games last season, averaging 5.0 points per game and 8.8 rebounds.

2 KP Back in the Lineup?

Kristaps Porzingis is taking his game to a whole new level, becoming the focal point for the Knicks and putting the NBA on notice.

The Knicks decided to sit out Kristaps Porzingis Wednesday night against the Magic due to nagging elbow and ankle injuries to the budding star. The 22-year-old is expected to return to the lineup tonight against the Kings and the team will hope that KP can continue his strong start to the season. “The Unicorn” is averaging 30 points per game and 7.5 rebounds.

3 Old Friend in New Place

Former Knick Zach Randolph will make his return to The Garden tonight for the first time as a member of the Kings. The veteran power forward leads Sacramento in points per game this season with 13.6. “Z-Bo” averaged 18.0 points and 10.6 rebounds in parts of two seasons with the Knicks.

4 Like a Fox

Taken fifth overall in the 2017 NBA Draft, De’Aaron Fox has been solid so far for Sacramento this season. The 19-year-old is averaging 12.3 points per game and 5.5 assists.