New York Knicks @ Los Angeles Clippers 11/27/2013 10:30PM


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(3-10) - (10-5)

Staples Center, Los Angeles, CAMSG10:30 PM EST

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Injury Report
New York Knicks
Los Angeles Clippers
Raymond Felton - Lower Back/ Left Hip Injury (OUT)Matt Barnes - Retinal tear left eye (OUT)
Tyson Chandler - Non-Displaced Fracture of the Right Fibula (OUT)Maalik Wayns - Torn meniscus left knee (OUT)

Today in Knicks history
November 27, 2004In the Garden?s annual Kids Day matinee, Jamal Crawford pours in 30 points and Stephon Marbury adds 15 assists in 108-102 win over the Raptors.

Recent meetings
March 17, 2013New York was again without the services of Carmelo Anthony, Tyson Chandler and Amar?e Stoudemire and again for the fourth time in a row, the Knicks were defeated, this time by the Los Angeles Clipper 93-80 at the STAPLES Center. New York was paced by J.R. Smith?s 17 points and six rebounds over36 minutes. Raymond Felton posted 16 points and nine assists over 41 minutes. Chris Copeland added 13 points and four rebounds over 26 minutes. LA Clippers were led by Chris Paul?s 20 points and eight assists over 37 minutes. Caron Butler recorded 14 points and five rebounds. Blake Griffin posted a double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds over 38 minutes. The New York Knicks jumped out to an early 10-3 lead but everything came apart after that as the Los Angeles Clippers outscored the Knicks 90-70 for the remainder of the game. After squandering an early lead, New York saw its last lead of the game disappear when a DeAndre Jordan slam dunk put the Clippers ahead 18-17 with 3:00 minutes left in the first quarter. It was all downhill after that and the Los Angeles Clippers defeated the New York Knicks 93-80 to sweep the season series for the first time since the 2009-10 season.
February 10, 2013In a Sunday afternoon matchup, New York fell short being held to 18 fourth quarter points and Carmelo Anthony?s 42 points ended up not being enough as the Los Angeles Clippers defeated the New York Knicks 102-88 at Madison Square Garden. Carmelo Anthony led the way with 42 points and eight rebounds over 43 minutes. This was Anthony?s fifth 40-point performance, which is tied with Kevin Durant for first in the NBA. Raymond Felton added 20 points and five assists over 40 minutes. No other Knick recorded double-figures in points. LA Clippers were paced by Chris Paul?s 25 points, seven assists and four steals over 29 minutes. Jamal Crawford added 27 points off the bench. Blake Griffin recorded 18 points and 12 rebounds over 38 minutes.
Game Preview

When the season began, few expected the New York Knicks' biggest problem to be offense.

Yet the Knicks visit the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night looking to avoid their worst losing streak of the Carmelo Anthony era, largely because of their inability to put the ball in the basket.

Though Anthony ranks second in the NBA at 26.5 points per game, the team as a whole has taken a major dip. New York ranks 25th in the league with 93.2 points per game, a 6.8 drop from last season, and has averaged 89.0 in regulation over its last five.

The Knicks have shot 41.5 percent from the field during this losing streak, which matches their longest since an eight-game skid Feb. 5-23, 2010 - a year before Anthony's arrival.

Following the latest defeat, 102-91 at Portland on Monday, Anthony admitted his frustration is at an "all-time high."

"We get stagnant at times," said Anthony, who had 34 points and 15 rebounds. "We want to play, then we don't want to play. We just aren't putting a full 48 minutes together, offensively, defensively, we just aren't doing it."

The Knicks (3-10) need improved production from the rest of their roster besides Anthony. Reigning Sixth Man of the Year J.R. Smith has seen his scoring drop from 18.1 points per game to 12.4 this season. Raymond Felton is shooting a career-worst 37.6 percent from the field, including 7 of 34 on 3-point attempts, and could return Wednesday after missing four games with a hip injury.

New York is among the Eastern Conference leaders in 3-pointers attempted (327) but has made just 33.0 percent, compared to 37.6 last season.

"When you lose six in a row, you keep talking about effort," said Smith, at 29.6 percent from 3-point range. "You can't coach effort, you can't teach effort, that's just the game. You have to come out and play hard. If we don't come out and play hard, we're going to keep losing."

Now the Knicks must outscore a Los Angeles team which ranks second in the NBA at 107.9 points per game and is shooting 48.1 percent from the field - a mark the Knicks haven't reached since the season opener. Chris Paul leads the NBA in assists by a wide margin, and five regulars average double figures in scoring.

Los Angeles held the Knicks below 90 points in both meetings last season - Smith shot 5 for 29 - and won each by double digits. Paul averaged 22.5 points.




I really do not see the purpose of these West coast trips when the Knicks most likely will lose all the games in it. I can't remember the last time they went West and came out with a winning road trip. Even when they didn't suck they would finish like 1-4 or 2-3. As loyal as Knicks fans have been over the years, is it really worth it for fans living in the East coast to stay up late and watch this team get spanked by the Clippers?


march last season 1-5 on road but it was no MELo no TYSOn and no Felton just Kidd Thomas Novak Camby JR.


The way we are playing now, there is no need to stay up late and watch this game. Without Tyson, even if we play hard and smart bball, there is almost no chance to beat that team in LA.


the next lesson?

Paul to Jordan or Griffin on alleyoop dunk from half court?

JJ reddick 8 3s?

Cliipers are scoring often over 100pts.

heard that Felton will finally play
expect just few mins Udrih or none.


Woody allways know better just like Dantoni

maybe Woodsoon see in Felton Allen which MJ said about him that he is the best pure shooter in NBA right now.