(20-30) - (40-12)
Venue TV TIME Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, OK abc 1:00 PM EST
New York Knicks
Portland Trailblazers Andrea Bargnani - Torn Ligament, Left Elbow (OUT) Russell Westbrook - Right knee (OUT) Kenyon Martin - Sore left ankle (OUT)
Today in Knicks history
February 9, 1992 Patrick Ewing, making his third straight NBA All-Star start, scores 10 points
and grabs four rebounds in the Eastís 153-113 loss in Orlando.
December 25, 2013 For the 49th time in franchise history, New York played a Christmas Day game as they were defeated by the Oklahoma City Thunder 123-94 at a soldout Madison Square Garden. New York was behind for most of the day as they only saw a lead once at 10-8 with 8:21 left in the first quarter. Oklahoma City took over control and the lead at 21-18 on a Thabo Sefolosha triple, a lead they never relinquished. New York was paced by Amaríe Stoudemireís team high 22 points on 10-16 shooting from the field over 27 minutes. Rookie, Tim Hardaway Jr. tied a career high with 21 points on 8-19 shooting over a career high 38 minutes. J.R. Smith added 20 points. Oklahoma City was led by Kevin Durantís 29 points, seven rebounds and six assists over 32 minutes. Russell Westbrook recorded a triple-double with 14 points, 13 rebounds, and 10 assists over 29 minutes. Serge Ibaka added 24 points on 10-14 shooting. April 7, 2013 In an old-fashion shoot-out, the duo of Carmelo Anthony and J.R. Smith helped push the Knicks to a 125-120 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder at Chesapeake Energy Arena to extend its winning streak to 12-games- its third longest winning streak in franchise history. Carmelo Anthony continued on his torrid streak as he posted 36 points, 12 rebounds and zero turnovers over 37 minutes for his eighth double-double of the season. Anthony has posted 30 or more points in four-straight games and in five of his last six. J.R. Smith recorded 22 points, seven rebounds and four assists over 35 minutes. Smith helped seal the victory with two-jumpers in the last 1:30 to give the Knicks a 120-13 lead with :56.8 remaining in the game. Raymond Felton added 16 points and eight assists over 39 minutes. Jason Kidd (14 points) and Chris Copeland (13 points) combine for 27 points off the bench. Russell Westbrook paced the Thunder with 37 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists over 34 minutes. Kevin Durant posted 27 points and seven assists over 45 minutes. Serge Ibaka added 13 points, six rebounds and five blocks over 32 minutes. This was the first victory for the Knicks at Chesapeake Energy Arena (1-4).