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New York Knicks
Indiana Pacers Metta World Peace - Sore Left Knee (OUT) Pablo Prigioni - Hairline fracture of right great toe (OUT)
Today in Knicks history
January 16, 2002 Latrell Sprewell sinks a then franchise record with his 41st consecutive free throw and also sees his streak come to an end the same night, going 5-for-7 from the line, in 101-100 loss at Boston.
November 20, 2013 In a rematch of last season’s Eastern Conference second round playoff series, Indiana outlasted New York in overtime behind All-Star Paul George’s late game heroics as the Knicks fell again to the Pacers 103-96 at an energized Garden. Carmelo Anthony paced the Knicks with 30 points and a season high 18-rebounds over 42 minutes. J.R. Smith had his best game of the season with 21 points and five rebounds off the bench. Beno Udrih added 19 points eight rebounds and four assists over 38 minutes. Indiana was led by George’s 35 points, five rebounds and four assists over 49 minutes. George Hill posted 23 points, eight rebounds and three assists over 43 minutes. David West added 10 points and 10 rebounds. April 14, 2013 In a defensive game, the New York Knicks defeated the Indiana Pacers 90-80 at Madison Square Garden to clinch the second seed overall in the Eastern Conference- its highest seed entering the playoffs since the 1993-94 season (second seed). New York forced Indiana into 26 turnovers that resulted in 33 points for the Knicks. New York was led by Carmelo Anthony’s 25 points and five rebounds over 30 minutes. Anthony’s seven straight 30-point performance streak was snapped at seven-games. He finished tied for the second longest streak in Knick history. Chris Copeland posted 20 points on 8-12 shooting over 34 minutes. J.R. Smith added 15 points off the bench. Indiana was paced by Lance Stephenson’s 22 points and four rebounds over 35 minutes. recorded 17 points and eight rebounds over 34 minutes.