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Injury Report
New York Knicks
Los Angles Lakers
Andrea Bargnani - Torn Ligament, Left Elbow (OUT) Steve Blake - Torn ulnar collateral ligament (OUT)
Kenyon Martin - Sprained Left Ankle and Tendinitis (OUT) Kobe Bryant - Fractured left knee (OUT)
Amar'e Stoudemire - Sprained Left Ankle and Bone Bruise (OUT) Jordan Farmar - Left hamstring tear (OUT)
Xavier Henry - Right knee bone bruise (OUT)
Steve Nash - Nerve root irritation (OUT)

Today in Knicks history
January 26, 2007 Jamal Crawford scores 52 points, sixth most in Knicks history, in a 116-96 victory over the Miami Heat at the Garden. Crawford hits 16 consecutive field goals at one point.

Recent meetings
December 25, 2012 On a Christmas Day in Los Angeles New York after leading for most of the game fell late to LA Lakers 100-94 at the STAPELS Center. Carmelo Anthony led the way with 34 points, seven rebounds and three assists over 43 minutes. J.R. Smith posted 25 points and five rebounds over 37 minutes. Kobe Bryant paced the Lakers with 34 points and five rebounds over 44 minutes. Metta World Peace added 20 points and seven rebounds over 39 minutes.