Knicks go up 2-1 against Sixers
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Report: Knicks up 2-1 in series against Sixers

Published April 27, 2024 at 5:05 PM

The New York Knicks take on the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference first round, holding a 2-1 lead in the series.

Philadelphia boasts a strong record against Eastern Conference opponents, standing at 31-21 for the season and currently occupying the fifth spot in the conference. The 76ers average 114.6 points per game and shoot 46.4% from the field, showcasing their offensive firepower.

Meanwhile, the Knicks have dominated within their division, posting a 12-5 record against the rest of the division. Ranked fifth in the NBA for rebounds per game with 45.2, the Knicks are led by Isaiah Hartenstein, who averages 8.3 rebounds per game.

Both teams have demonstrated proficiency from beyond the arc, with the 76ers averaging 12.1 made three-pointers per game, just shy of the Knicks' average of 12.5 allowed per game. Offensively, the Knicks average 112.8 points per game, slightly edging out the 76ers' allowance of 111.5 points to opponents.

Key performers for the 76ers include Tyrese Maxey, who averages 25.9 points and 6.2 assists, along with Joel Embiid, who averages 26.5 points, 7.2 rebounds, and 4.2 assists over the last 10 games. For the Knicks, Josh Hart contributes 9.4 points, 8.3 rebounds, and 4.1 assists, while Brunson leads the team with 35.2 points and 4.5 rebounds over the past 10 games.

In their recent outings, both teams have been in stellar form, with the 76ers boasting an 8-2 record and averaging 114.9 points per game, while the Knicks hold an identical 8-2 record and average 114.8 points per game.

Injury-wise, the 76ers will be without Robert Covington due to a knee injury, while the Knicks will miss Julius Randle for the remainder of the season due to a shoulder injury.

As the series intensifies, both teams will be eager to secure a crucial win in Game 4 and gain the upper hand in the tightly contested matchup.

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Report: Knicks up 2-1 in series against Sixers

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