Golden State Warriors vs. New York Knicks (16-15, eighth in the Western Conference) (15-16, seventh in the Eastern Conference)
New York; 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, EST
When the Knicks take on Golden State, New York will attempt to keep its three-game home win streak intact.
In home games, the Knicks went 8-6. New York is fourth in the NBA with a 9.6 average of 36.4 defensive rebounds per game, led by Julius Randle.
The Warriors went away from home, 5-9. In the league, Golden State ranks second with 27.7 assists per game, led by Draymond Green with an average of 8.1.
This season, the teams will square off for the second time. In the last matchup on Jan. 21, the Knicks won 119-104. RJ Barrett led New York with 28 points, and Stephen Curry led Golden State with 30 points.
With 2.0 made 3-pointers, Alec Burks leads the Knicks and is averaging 11.2 points while shooting 40.7% from beyond the arc. Over the last 10 games for New York, Randle is averaging 25 points, 10.6 rebounds and 4.5 assists.
Andrew Wiggins ranks second on the Warriors, adding 4.7 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game, averaging 17.7 points. Over the last 10 games for Golden State, Kelly Oubre Jr. has averaged 7.1 rebounds and 21.2 points per game.
LAST 10 GAMES:
Knicks: 6-4, 106.3 points on average, 47.8 rebounds, 20.3 assists, 6.3 steals and 4.5 blocks per game while shooting 45.6% off the field. Their opponents, on 42.8 percent shooting, averaged 102.7 points.
Warriors: 5-5, 119 points on average, 43.6 rebounds, 29.9 assists, 7.8 steals and 4.6 blocks per game while shooting 48.5% off the field. Their opponents, on 44.0 percent shooting, averaged 112.1 points.
Knicks: Austin Rivers: out (illness), Mitchell Robinson: out (illness), out (illness) (hand).
Warriors: James Wiseman: out (wrist), Stephen Curry: day to day (illness), Kevon Looney: out (ankle), Marquese Chriss: out for season (leg), Klay Thompson: out for season (right achilles).