New York plays Dallas on 5-game win streak

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Wednesday, January 10, 2024

New York Knicks (22-15, fourth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Dallas Mavericks (22-16, seventh in the Western Conference)

Dallas; Thursday, 8:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: New York will attempt to prolong its five-game win streak with a victory over Dallas.

The Mavericks are 11-8 on their home court. Dallas is second in the Western Conference scoring 118.6 points while shooting 47.2% from the field.

The Knicks have gone 11-11 away from home. New York ranks fourth in the Eastern Conference shooting 37.8% from 3-point range.

The 118.6 points per game the Mavericks average are 6.9 more points than the Knicks allow (111.7). The Knicks average 13.2 made 3-pointers per game this season, 0.1 fewer makes per game than the Mavericks allow.

TOP PERFORMERS: Luka Doncic is scoring 33.6 points per game with 8.1 rebounds and 9.1 assists for the Mavericks. Tim Hardaway Jr. is averaging 16.3 points and 4.0 rebounds while shooting 44.6% over the last 10 games for Dallas.

Isaiah Hartenstein is scoring 6.6 points per game and averaging 7.7 rebounds for the Knicks. Julius Randle is averaging 28.2 points and 8.6 rebounds over the last 10 games for New York.

LAST 10 GAMES: Mavericks: 6-4, averaging 119.7 points, 42.2 rebounds, 25.7 assists, 8.5 steals and 5.6 blocks per game while shooting 48.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 114.1 points per game.

Knicks: 6-4, averaging 118.3 points, 45.4 rebounds, 24.6 assists, 7.4 steals and 3.8 blocks per game while shooting 47.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 112.5 points.

INJURIES: Mavericks: Dereck Lively II: out (ankle), Maxi Kleber: out (toe), Dante Exum: out (heel).

Knicks: Mitchell Robinson: out for season (ankle).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.