Starters:
Forward
#2 Keith Van Horn
Leads New York with 18.5 points per game this season.

Forward
#40 Kurt Thomas
Hauled down a game-high 19 rebounds in loss vs. Milwaukee on Wed. The 19 rebounds tied for second-best effort of career.

Center
#55 Dikembe Mutombo
Needs just 17 blocked shots to move past Patrick Ewing (2,894) as the fifth all-time greatest shot-blocker in NBA history.

Guard
#20 Allan Houston
Poured in a game-high 35 points vs. Milwaukee on Wednesday.

Guard
#21 Charlie Ward
Handed out 12 assists in last game ... 12 assists tied for third-best single game mark of career.

Preview:
The Sacramento Kings aim for a fourth victory in five games and try to hand the New York Knicks a fourth loss in five contests when they meet at Madison Square Garden on Friday.

The Kings evened the record on their four-game road trip at 1-1 with a 125-121 overtime triumph at Minnesota on Wednesday.

Peja Stojakovic scored 34 points - 26 after halftime - while Mike Bibby chipped in 22 for the Kings, who made half of their 92 shots from the field. Vlade Divac added 19 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds, Bobby Jackson 19 points and Brad Miller 17 for the Kings.

New York lost to Milwaukee here on Wednesday, 106-90, despite 35 points from Allan Houston.

Keith Van Horn added 19 points and Kurt Thomas 10 and 19 rebounds for the Knicks, who held a 13-point lead after one quarter.

New York made just 10 free throws while Milwaukee sank 27.

The Knicks and Kings split their two games last season, with each winning at home.

Prediction:
Knicks win by 5