Tonight at 7:30 p.m., the Knicks play host the Boston Celtics at Madison Square Garden.
The Knicks have reeled off two straight wins and look to extent the win streak to three with in the team’s third meeting with Boston. Carmelo Anthony is averaging 48.5 points per game over the past two. Raymond Felton notched a season-high in points (20) on Sunday against the Los Angeles Lakers, while J.R. Smith and Tim Hardaway Jr. made contributions off the bench.
The Celtics are coming off an 85-79 loss to the Brooklyn Nets. Boston has dropped each of its last two games. Rajon Rondo continues getting into basketball game since returning to the lineup. He played a season-high 30 minutes against the Nets and finished with 13 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, but turned it over six times.
Projected Starters (NYK): Raymond Felton, Pablo Prigioni, Iman Shumpert, Carmelo Anthony, Tyson Chandler
Projected Starters (BOS): Rajon Rondo, Gerald Wallace, Jeff Green, Jared Sullinger, Brandon Bass