It’s a battle of a pair of Atlantic Division teams on the floor in the City of Brotherly Love. The New York Knicks are on the road as they make the trip to face the Philadelphia 76ers Wednesday night. New York comes in off a 123-105 home win over Cleveland in their last game Monday night. Philadelphia ran to a 114-95 road win over Cleveland Sunday afternoon in their previous contest. The 76ers lead the all-time regular-season series 252-201 and have won the last eight meetings, including a 126-111 road win in the most recent matchup on February 13, 2019.
New York Knicks Seek Back to Back Wins
New York bounced back from their last-second loss to Charlotte by running past Cleveland at home Monday night. The Knicks entered Tuesday in the basement of the Atlantic Division, 7.5 games behind the Celtics in the standings. New York led by 12 after the opening quarter and regrouped after Cleveland closed to within five midway through the second quarter. The Knicks pushed the lead back to 13 at the half and 23 after three quarters en route to the victory. New York shot 44.9 percent from the field, including eight of 23 from three-point range, and forced 20 Cleveland turnovers, which they turned into 32 points. Julius Randle led the Knicks with 30 points and seven rebounds in the win.