Skip to content

Game Preview: New York Knicks at Orlando Magic

2013 December 23

 knicks sad

The Orlando Magic are coming off of a 105-100 loss to the Sacramento Kings. The New York Knicks were last in action Saturday when they lost to the Memphis Grizzlies 95-87.

The Magic are now 8-19 while the Knicks are 8-18.

These two teams met in New York on December 6 and the Knicks dominated the Magic, earning a 121-83 victory.

The Magic rank 24th in offensive rating (98.6), 14th in defensive rating (102.5) and play at the league’s 14th-fastest pace (96.96). The Knicks are 19th in offensive rating (101.4) 23rd in defensive rating (104.6) and play at the league’s second-slowest pace (92.36).

Tip-off from the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida is scheduled for 7:00 pm EST and will be shown locally on FS Florida.

As always, if you can’t watch the game, you can listen on the radio – in English on AM 580 WDBO and FM 96.5 and in Spanish on AM 1270 WRLZ.

The officials for tonight’s game are Ed Malloy, Courtney Kirkland and Karl Lane.

 knickfan

The Line: New York – 1.0 (194.5)

Starters:

New York Knicks

Tyson Chandler
Andrea Bargnani
Carmelo Anthony
Iman Shumpert
Beno Udrih

Orlando Magic

Nikola Vucevic
Glen Davis
Tobias Harris
Arron Afflalo
Jameer Nelson

JR-Smith-Celebrates-After-Hitting-Buzzer-Beater

  • E’Twaun Moore missed Saturday’s game with a thigh injury.
  • The Knicks are without Raymond Felton (strained left hamstring), Kenyon Martin (strained abdominal), Pablo Prigioni (hairline fracture in right big toe) and Metta World Peace (knee).

Knicks Resources:

Buckets Over Broadway
ESPN New York Knicks Blog
KnickBlogger.Net
The Knicks Blog
Knicks Fanatic
The Knicks FanBlog
The LoHud Knicks Blog
New York Daily News
New York Post
Poasting and Toasting

Follow Andrew on twitter here.