5 Facts to Know for Knicks-Hornets

The surging Knicks travel down to Charlotte to take on Kemba Walker and the Hornets tonight.

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1 WILL PORZINGIS PLAY?

The Knicks received a scare last week when Kristaps Porzingis was forced to leave Thursday’s win over the Nets with a sore left knee.

The injury is not considered serious, but he sat out Saturday’s win and is listed as questionable for tonight’s game.

2 BEASLEY STEPPING UP

With Porzingis out of the lineup again Saturday, Michael Beasley had a huge game, scoring 30 points with five boards and four assists in the big win over Carmelo Anthony and the Thunder.

3 SEARCHING FOR MORE ROAD WINS

While the Knickerbockers are thriving on their home floor, the team is looking for just its third win away from The Garden this season (2-8).

The Knicks, however, did win their last road game, a 111-104 victory Thursday in Brooklyn.

4 ON THE WINNING TRACK

The Knicks are riding a season-high, four-game winning streak in which they have taken down the Hawks, Lakers, Nets and Thunder.

New York holds a 16-13 record this season, good for sixth in the Eastern Conference.

5 THE OPPONENT

After starting the season strong with five wins in their first eight games, the Hornets have struggled, going 5-16 since. They’ve lost three games in a row and 10 of their last 12.

Bronx native Kemba Walker is their major weapon and is once again having a solid season, averaging 21.9 points and six assists.