The Toronto Raptors play the New York Knicks in an Atlantic Division matchup. The Knicks will play the second game of a back-to-back.
Pascal Siakam ACTIVE, Gary Trent Jr. OUT for Raptors vs. Knicks
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- Toronto Raptors
The Toronto Raptors are having their worst stretch of the season. The Raptors lost their sixth straight game on Monday night, falling 104-101 in overtime to the Philadelphia 76ers.
The Raptors trailed the Sixers by 11 points at halftime before outscoring them by 11 points in the third quarter.
Both teams scored 21 points in the third quarter before the Raptors were held to just two in overtime to lose.
The Raptors were led by Pascal Siakam, who scored 38 points, the most points allowed by Philadelphia all season.
He also had 15 rebounds and six assists, and he forced overtime with a layup with only five seconds left. The Raptors shot 42% from the field and 28% from three-point range.
Trent (quadriceps) is questionable for Wednesday’s game against the Knicks, according to Blake Murphy of Sportsnet.ca.
Injuries to Watch: SG Gary Trent Jr. is doubtful for Wednesday’s game.
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- New York Knicks
With their recent winning streak, the New York Knicks are climbing the standings. The Knicks have won seven straight games and are 8-2 in their last ten overall entering Tuesday night’s home game against the Warriors.
New York is now ranked sixth in the Eastern Conference. The Knicks continued their winning streak against the Warriors on Tuesday night, defeating the defending champions 132-94.
The Knicks got 50 points from their bench, including 22 points from Immanuel Quickley, and held the Warriors to 13 points in the fourth quarter to secure a comfortable victory.
Prior to last night, the Knicks had allowed only 102.8 points per game in their previous ten games. They are now ranked third in the NBA in defensive field goal percentage and fifth in defensive three-point field goal percentage.
During this streak, Julius Randle is averaging a double-double, and the Knicks are playing their best basketball of the season.
Important Injuries: F Obi Toppin (knee) will be out for at least two weeks.