(21-36) - (40-14)
Venue TV TIME American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL MSG 8:00 PM EST
New York Knicks
Miami Heat Andrea Bargnani - Torn Ligament, Left Elbow (OUT) LeBron James - Broken nose Kenyon Martin - Sore left ankle (OUT) Iman Shumpert - Sprained Left Knee (OUT)
Today in Knicks history
February 27, 2001 Patrick Ewing returns to Madison Square Garden for the first time since his September trade to Seattle and scores 12 points and grabs five rebounds in 101-92 loss to Knicks. In the victory, the Knicks fail to record a steal for the first time in franchise history.
February 1, 2014 New York sees its four-game winning streak and it eight-game home stand end in front of a star studded crowd with a 106-91 defeat at the hands of the reigning NBA Champions, Miami Heat at the Garden. Carmelo Anthony led the way with 26 points, eight rebounds and four assists over 41 minutes. J.R. Smith continued his strong play with 20 points on 6-11 shooting over 40 minutes. Tim Hardaway Jr. continued to be a force off the bench adding 17 points on 7-14 shooting over 37 minutes. Last year’s MVP, LeBron James paced the Heat with 30 points, eight rebounds, seven assists and six steals over 39 minutes. Dwyane Wade posted 22 points and four rebounds over 29 minutes. Shane Battier added 16 points on 4-7 from downtown. January 9, 2014 New York behind a second half to remember- outscoring the Heat 59-44 on .632 shooting (24-38) and .571 from downtown (8-14) - defeated the defending NBA Champion Miami Heat 102-92 at Madison Square Garden. Carmelo Anthony led the way with 29 points, eight rebounds and five assists over 42 minutes. Andrea Bargnani posted 19 points and five rebounds over 42 minutes. Raymond Felton posted his first doubledouble of the season with 13 points and 14 assists. Amar’e Stoudemire posted his first double-double of the season with 14 points and 11 rebounds. LeBron James paced the Miami Heat with 32 points and six assists.