New York Knicks vs. Miami HEAT
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- The HEAT and the Knicks meet for the second of four matchups this regular season.
- At the beginning of this season, the Knicks recorded on 2./2. a 2-point win in New York with 106:104.
- Last season, Miami won the series 2-1 and currently has nine of their last 12 overall against the Knicks. The HEAT is 64-67 all-time against New York during the regular season, including 35-29 in home games and 24-41 in away games.
- Tonight is the first of back-to-back home games with another game tomorrow against Atlanta. It is the third and last home game in a row this season, after one on October 21st. vs. BOS & 22.10. vs. TOR and on 1.11. vs GS & 2.11. vs. SAC was completed. Last season, Miami played five straight home games, the second most in a single season in team history. Additionally, in franchise history, HEAT has played home games a total of 34 times on consecutive nights, winning both games 11 times, dividing the pair 15 times, and dropping both eight times.
- The HEAT have won 21 games by five points or fewer this season, making it the second-highest wins of that kind in a single season in team history. Of Miami’s 63 games this season, 34 of them have been decided by five points or fewer, including 12 of the last 16 as the HEAT has a 21-13 record over that span. Additionally, the most five-point or less wins during a single season in NBA history is 24 from PHI during the 1999-00 season.
- Bam Adebayo has 884 points in the paint this season, the second most in the NBA. Additionally, he has scored at least 30 points ten times this season, helping Miami to an 8-2 record in that span.
- Miami: Jimmy Butler, Doubtful, Injury/Illness (Right Knee; Pain) – Kyle Lowry, Out, Injury/Illness (Left Knee; Pain) – Nikola Jovic, Out, Injury/Illness (Lower Back; Stress Response) – Omer Yurtseven , Out, G League (On Assignment) – Jamal Cain, Out, G League (Two-Way)
- New York: Trevor Keels, Out, G League (On Assignment) – Duane Washington Jr., Out, G League (Two Way) – DaQuan Jeffries, Out, G League (Two Way)
|107.8||points per game||115.1|
|108.6||ADVERSARY POINTS PER GAME||112.0|
|.476||OBJECTOR FG PCT.||.455|
|.332||3-PT FG PCT.||.351|
|41.2||REBOUNDS PER GAME||47.0|
|42.4||OPPOSITIONAL REBOUNDS PER GAME||42.9|
|23.3||SUPPORTS PER GAME||22.4|
|8.32||STEAL PER GAME||6.03|
|13.3||REVENUE PER GAME||12.9|
|16.1||OPPONENTS SALES PER GAME||12.6|
|3.05||BLOCKS PER GAME||3.98|