(29-41) - (23-46)
Venue TV TIME Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA TNT, MSG 10:30 PM EST
New York Knicks
Los Angeles Lakers Andrea Bargnani - Torn Ligament, Left Elbow (OUT) Kobe Bryant - Fractured left knee (OUT) Kenyon Martin - Post-surgery, right foot (OUT) Jordan Farmar - Strained right groin (OUT) Pau Gasol - Vertigo (DOUBT) Xavier Henry - Torn ligament, left wrist (PROB) Chris Kaman - Sore right foot (PROB) Steve Nash - Nerve root irritation (DOUBT)
Today in Knicks history
March 25, 1994 New York wins its 12th straight – second longest winning streak in team history – with an 85-82 win at Indiana. Patrick Ewing leads the way with 25 points and 15 rebounds. The streak would stretch to 15 before ending in Miami on April 5 (100-86 loss).
January 26, 2014 New York outlasted Los Angeles on a Sunday afternoon as the Knicks outscored the Lakers 15-11 over the final seven minutes to record their second straight victory at Madison Square Garden. New York was paced by Carmelo Anthony’s 35 points, five assists and four rebounds over 40 minutes. Raymond Felton recorded 20 points on 8-10 shooting and five assists over 36 minutes. This was Felton’s first 20-point performance of the season. Tyson Chandler recorded a double-double with 13 points and 14 rebounds over 30 minutes. Tim Hardaway Jr. added 18 points and J.R. Smith added 16 points off the bench. Los Angeles was led by Jodie Meeks 24 points (8-13 FG) and three rebounds over 43 minutes. Pau Gasol posted 20 points and 13 rebound for a double-double over 39 minutes. December 25, 2013 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.