The Knicks travel north of the border for their first meeting of the season with the division rival Raptors.
Coverage begins at 7 PM on MSG & MSG GO.
The key cog to those double-digit comebacks has been Kristaps Porzingis, who ranks second in the NBA in fourth quarter scoring with 8.6 points behind only LeBron James.
Tim Hardaway Jr. has now scored at least 26 points in three of his past five games, averaging 20.6 points over that stretch. He was clutch in Wednesday’s win, hitting a 3-pointer with 32.5 seconds to seal the win.
The Knicks are a perfect 3-0 when holding opponents under 100 points this season. However, that will be a difficult task tonight against these Raptors. Toronto, led by the dynamic backcourt of DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry, rank third in the NBA in points per game (111.4) and first in points off turnovers.
The Raptors have given the Knicks a lot of trouble as of late. New York has lost its last seven against Toronto with the last win coming on November 10, 2015. The Knicks might be catching the Raptors at a good time, however, as both Normal Powell and Delon Wright – two key rotation players – are not expected to play.