Brooklyn Nets vs New York Knicks

The Brooklyn Nets take on cross-town rival New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday evening (Enter Contest). The Nets will be facing the second night of a back-to-back, which began with a 119-110 home-victory against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday.

ABOUT THE NETS (3-4)

Brook Lopez led the way for the Nets with 26 points. Trevor Booker continued his solid play with 15 points, nine rebounds and three steals, while Sean Kilpatrick added 14 points, five rebounds and three assists, in 28 minutes off the bench. The Nets were missing Jeremy Lin, who remains out with a strained hamstring but had six players score in double figures in a full team effort. The Nets have been a bit of a surprise to start the season but have earned every inch of their success so far with hard work and pose a threat to any opponent.

ABOUT THE KNICKS (2-4)

The Knicks (2-4) will look to earn their second home-win of the season against an opponent that they need to beat if they want to be taken seriously in the East. They have shown flashes this season, with a nice win against the Bulls last Friday but that was followed up with a home-loss against the Jazz on Sunday. The Knicks do have a lot of new faces and deserve more time before they are judged too harshly. Carmelo Anthony and Kristaps Porzingis both tallied 28 points, while Derrick Rose chipped in 18, in the loss versus the Jazz but even with those solid performances they were still out-done. The Knicks will need to tighten the screws on defense as they look to bounce back from losing three of their last four games.

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New York Knicks vs Chicago Bulls Preview

The city of Chicago is electric after the Cubs won the World Series on Wednesday, but the baseball fever won’t keep basketball fans from anticipating the return of Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah. The two former Chicago stars will take the United Center floor for the first time in visitor’s uniforms when the Bulls host the New York Knicks on Friday (Enter Contest).

Rose and Noah helped lead Chicago to its best post-Jordan records but never managed to take the team to the NBA Finals before injuries and ineffectiveness marred the end of each of their respective tenures with the team. While the Bulls don’t seem to be missing the two former stars much on the court, the Knicks aren’t exactly surging to new heights with the two in the lineup. New York dropped three of its first four games, with all three losses coming by double figures, and is struggling on both ends. The Knicks allowed at least 32 points in each of the first three quarters at home on Wednesday before the Houston Rockets took their foot off the gas and breezed to a 118-99 win.

ABOUT THE KNICKS (1-3)

New coach Jeff Hornacek is trying to institute team president Phil Jackson’s triangle offense into the attack, but it doesn’t look like the system of play was well received. Point guard Courtney Lee was vocal about this system not working among the team. The Knicks have scored over a 100 points in a single game since the beginning of the season; a 111-104 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies.

Rose is averaging 16.3 points but recorded almost as many turnovers (eight) as assists (nine) in the first four games while Noah was held scoreless in two of the first four contests. Kristaps Porzingis averaged 18.3 points in the first three games but slumped to three points on 0-of-4 shooting Wednesday. New York took three of the four meetings last season behind 24.3 points on 50.6 percent shooting from Carmelo Anthony in the four contests.

ABOUT THE BULLS (3-1)

The team picked a good time to suffer its first loss on Wednesday, with much of the print and internet real estate in the Chicago area dominated by the Cubs winning their first World Series since 1908. Anyone in the area that did tune into the Bulls broadcast saw Rajon Rondo, Rose’s replacement at point guard, collect 12 points, 10 rebounds and five assists in the 107-100 setback at Boston. Rondo is having no trouble fitting between wings Dwyane Wade and Jimmy Butler while center Robin Lopez, who came over in the Rose trade from New York, is proving to be a solid fit in coach Fred Hoiberg’s system. Doug McDermott is in the league’s concussion protocol and is questionable for Friday.

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Daily Fantasy Basketball Teams

The NBA All-Rookie teams 2016

It’s time to reflect on the season Daily Fantasy Basketball teams (Click to Join FP). It’s time for the NBA awards and it all starts with the rookies. Minnesota Timberwolves forward Karl-Anthony Towns and New York Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis have both been unanimously selected to the NBA All-Rookie first team. They’ve received all 130 first-team votes from a panel of sportswriters and broadcasters in the United States and Canada. Towns was selected as the Rookie of the Year and led all rookies in scoring (18.3 points per game) and rebounding (10.5 per game). Porzingis came third among rookies in scoring (14.3), second in rebounding (7.3) and first in blocks (1.86). The Latvian player was the first Knicks rookie to score at least 1,000 points in a season since Mark Jackson in 1987-88.

Joining them on the first team were the Phoenix Suns’ Devin Booker, the Denver Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic and the Philadelphia 76ers’ Jahlil Okafor.Miami’s Justise Winslow, the Lakers’ D’Angelo Russell, Denver’s Emmanuel Mudiay, Indiana’s Myles Turner and Sacramento’s Willie Cauley-Stein all  made it on the All-Rookie second team.

Daily Fantasy Basketball Teams – 2015 NBA Draft Breakdown

7 out of the 10 2015 first pick got selected in the All-Rookie teams. Myles Turner and Devin Booker were the 11th and 13th picks respectively in that draft. Mario Hezonja (6th), Stanley Johnson (8th) and Frank Kaminsky (9th) were the odds men out. As for the tenth player filling the All-Rookie team Nikola Jokic, he got drafted by the Nuggets 2nd round (41st overall) in 2014 and stayed in Europe for one more year before joining the NBA team.

All-Rookie First Team

Player Pos Team
Devin Booker SG PHX Points (13.8/G) Assists (2.6/G) Steals (0.6/G) 3PT Made (1.3/G)
Kristaps Porzingis PF NYK Points (14.3/G) Rebounds (7.3/G) Assists (1.3/G) FG% (42.1)
Jahlil Okafor C PHI Points (17.5/G) Rebounds (7.0/G) Blocks (1.2/G) FG% (50.8)
Nikola Jokic C DEN Points (9.9/G) Rebounds (7.0/G) Blocks (0.6/G) FG% (51.2)
Karl-Anthony Towns C MIN Points (18.3/G) Rebounds (10.5/G) Blocks (1.7/G) FG% (54.2)

All-Rookie Second Team

Player Pos Team
D’Angelo Russell PG LAL Points (13.2/G) Assists (3.3/G) Steals (1.2/G) 3PT Made (1.6/G)
Emmanuel Mudiay PG DEN Points (12.8/G) Assists (5.5/G) Steals (1.0/G) 3PT Made (1.1/G)
Justise Winslow SF MIA Points (6.5/G) Rebounds (5.2/G) Assists (1.5/G) FG% (42.3)
Myles Turner C IND Points (10.3/G) Rebounds (5.5/G) Assists (0.7/G) FG% (49.8)
Willie Cauley-Stein C SAC Points (7.0/G) Rebounds (5.3/G) Block (1/G) FG% (56.3)

 

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Sacramento Kings vs New York Knicks

Fantasy NBA Basketball Preview

 

Carmelo Anthony’s New York Knicks will be hosting the Sacramento Kings at the Madison Square Garden Sunday night, in a battle of two struggling teams having terrible second half of seasons. This Fantasy NBA Basketball preview is brought you by FanPicks. Come play some daily Fantasy Basketball at FanPicks to get free chance to win $1 Million dollars!

 

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New York is having a nightmare 2nd half of season and are bound to finish their 3rd straight losing season. Their star Carmelo Anthony is performing but without any help of his teammates. Earlier in the season, rookie Kristaps Porzingis seemed to be a rising star with unexpected high level performances. Unfortunately for the Knicks, it seems like he’s hit a wall. Porzingis averages over the last eleven games 12.9 pts with almost 5 boards and 1 block a game. For a rookie, those are pretty good numbers but clearly not enough for him and Anthony to carry the team through the season, furthermore the playoffs. New York absolutely needs to solidify their roster in the offseason to avoid another season like this one. The Knicks are ranking 25th in points scored and assists in the NBA. They’re coming back from a tough loss last night against the Washington Wizards, their 20th loss in the past 26 games. They unfortunately blew an 18 pt lead unable to be consistent throughout the game. The Knicks are 7-8 on 2nd half of back to back games.

 

Sacramento have won only twice in their last 13 games. The situation is critical in Sacramento as this dysfunctional season turned into a tough one to digest because of its 2nd half. The cold truth about the Kings’ team is that their defense is simply unable to keep up with their offense. The contrast is simply huge when you think they’re ranked 30th in the league in pts allowed. Then, you have on the other side, its offense led by DeMarcus Cousins whose numbers this year have been MVP class. On top of that, Rajon Rondo leads the NBA in assists. They’re slight favourites in this game and will hope to close out their season in decent fashion.

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New York Knicks vs Los Angeles Lakers

Basketball Fantasy preview

The New York Knicks will travel to the city of angels where they will face the Los Angeles Lakers tonight at the Staples Center. FanPicks is proud to bring you this basketball fantasy preview of this game. Come play in our one of a kind and exciting March Madness Regional Millions contest as well as 3 other contests for the NCAA College Basketball Tournament, the only ones in the industry at Fanpicks.com and with over 5 million dollars in giveaways and prizes the next 3 weeks.

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L.A is somewhat in a good momentum having only lost once in their last 3 games. They will come into this game with more energy and confidence considering their extremely tough season and second last record in the league. Their big man Jordan Clarkson will be back in the lineup which will help his promising rookie teammate D’Angelo Russell, who’s been a standout this year and sheds bright lights on the Lakers’ future. Kobe will be playing his last game against the Knicks, a team he knows real well and had some career highlight reel notably scoring 61 points against them in 2009. He will try to avoid Camelo Anthony’s Knicks to sweep their season series after his great performance against the Cavaliers despite their loss on Thursday.

New York is currently going through rough times like their Western opponents tonight. They;ve only won 7 games out of their last 25. Unfortunately for them, the situation keeps on worsening as the losses are becoming uglier. Their offense is nonexistent and ranks 25th in the league after ranking in the middle all season until lately. With the recruitment of Tony Wroten earlier this week, they will get an offensive boost off the bench but in questionable health.

This should be a tight game with both teams struggling and playing inconsistent basketball down the stretch. game between two struggling teams, as the Knicks are a projected two-point favorite.

 

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Fantasy Basketball Miami Heat vs New York Knicks preview

NBA Basketball Fantasy Basketball Preview

Things will heat up tonight in the Big Apple as the New York Knicks will be hosting the Miami Heat Sunday evening. Come play our NBA ‪‎Fantasy Basketball contest and YOU could win BIG at FanPicks.
Fantasy Basketball Miami heat vs New york Knicks

 

New York is on a terrible slump lately, having struggled both offensively and defensively. For some reason, they’ve won only 3 games out of the last 14. Even though they’ve won back to back games, the opponents were very weak. The Knicks will have a handful this game against Miami’s defense unit and their new offensive addition.

 

Miami has been playing very well lately despite dropping their last 2 games against the Celtics and the Warriors. Unfortunately for them, their leading scorer, Chris Bosh is under serious pressure from team doctors to sit down for the rest of the season. Dwayne Wade and the offensve has been getting unexpected great help from Hassan Whiteside and Goran Dragic. Whiteside played 4 straight games with an average of 19.5 pts and 17.3 rebounds while Dragic stepped up as well averaging 19.8 pts, 7 assists and 5.4 boards the last games. The real addition to their squad and danger for the Eastern Conference is the arrival of 7 time all star Joe Johnson. It will in interesting and essential addition for them

 

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NBA All-Star Rising Stars Challenge and Celebrity Game Recap Fantasy Basketball News – 02-13-16

The NBA All-Star Weekend kicked off well last night with the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge and the Celebrity Game. In case you missed the action of last night’s NBA All-Star festivities, FanPicks is proud to bring you a recap of some of the events last night. Come enjoy daily Fantasy Basketball news at Fanpicks.com.

 

In its 2nd year of existence, the Rising Star Challenge saw Team USA top Team World in a nailbiter 157-154 with plenty of highlight reel action.

Defending Slam Dunk Contest champion Zach Lavine from the Minnesota Timberwolves shined throughout the night and was named MVP of the event with his 30 pts performance.

His teammate and Canadian-native Andrew Wiggins also had an excellent game with 29 pts and many highlight-reel dunks for Team World.

Team World’s Kristaps Porzingis had a strong performance with 30 pts and some strong dunks while Emmanuel Mudjay also added 30 pts with 10 assists.

For most of the fans in attendance, last year’s #1 overall draft pick Wiggins and hometown hero was really the star attraction and received many chants and ovations all throughout the night.

The Rising Stars game is a good show for the fans prior to the skills competition and actual All-Star Game, spotlighting the new talent in the league and giving hope of better days to long suffering franchises such as the Timberwolves, the Bucks or the Knicks.

All-Star Celebrity Game

In an entertaining matchup Friday night, Coach Drake’s Team Canada defeated their southern rivals Team USA coached by the comedian Kevin Hart, 74-63.

Tracy McGrady led the charge for the Canadians with 18 pts while Arcade Fire’s Win Butler took the MVP honors with his 15 pts.

Jason Sudeikis led Team USA with 14 points in the game. The Americans got some unexpected help in the second half when their head coach and 4 time Celebrity MVP award recipient, Kevin Hart, inserted himself in the lineup but it didn’t prove enough in the end.

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In Case You Missed It

Cross-Sport Super Bowl Challenge

In case you missed it, FanPicks.com offered up the only Daily Fantasy Sports Cross-Sport Super Bowl Challenge. That’s right! The only Fantasy Football Super Bowl contest on the web! In order to compete in Daily Fantasy Sports, the contest must include at least three events, therefore – toss in a little NBA action and you have yourselves a Super Sunday! What could be more exciting than cheering for Cam Newton to throw a TD and Jeff Teague to drain a three?

As proud parents of this revolutionary Daily Fantasy game, FanPicks.com held their own 30-player contest. As our Sports Insider and DFS Expert I felt the extra pressure to perform. It wasn’t just their Super Bowl…It was mine too! Thankfully I was more like Peyton than Cam even though I chose Newton…and won my game! Let’s take a look at my lineup below to see what approach I took to win a Cross-Sport Contest…(by 10 points)

  • My Roster

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With the Panthers and Broncos both being defensive juggernauts, I knew I had to get my big points from the NBA, and depth players weren’t going to get the job done in the Super Bowl. I had to get big performances from second and third tier players on the court and just keep my head above water on the gridiron.

I was tempted to take Peyton ($5900) at that discount compared to Newton, but I just thought even if stifled, Cam has more plays in his legs than Peyton. If they were both to be shut down at least Newton’s youth and athleticism could allow him to get garbage stats. That’s not usually the case with Manning. That decision paid off at the top of the lineup.

Emmanuel Sanders was the easiest choice for me. Demaryius Thomas has been cold for a while now, and a matchup with Josh Norman and the lack of deep ball ability from Manning meant Thomas would struggle again. Sanders’ short to intermediate ability at finding holes in the defense was tailor-made for Manning at this stage.

Teddy Ginn is the only Panthers WR capable of making a big play, so taking him over the sure-handed Greg Olsen at TE was my investment decision regarding the Panthers receiving core.

The gambles on Funchess and Green were worth their price tag compared to a more expensive say Corey Brown who could’ve easily done nothing just as easily, and doesn’t have a big ceiling either.

On the court…

Kristaps Porzingis was an obvious choice. His multi-category beastliness at $6200 was a must-have in a game where I needed contributions anywhere I could get it.

Amid trade rumours Jeff Teague was due for a big game. He’s been rolling and at only $5700 his big-game ability was right on the money for me.

Orlando’s Nikola Vucevic was my biggest ticket at $7100, but he was in a prime position for major playing time, and again, a multi-category threat.

Checkout my regular game previews and picks for your chance to copy my lineups or just get some advice and win your Daily Fantasy Sports contest!

 

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NBA Daily Fantasy Picks for February 9th

Premium Picks that are worth the Cost

Player

Position

Team

Projection

Salary

DeMarcus Cousins

C

Sacramento

35.7

8900

DeAndre Jordan

C

LA Clippers

30.1

7200

Chris Paul

PG

LA Clippers

28.1

7900

Carmelo Anthony

SF

New York

27.6

7400

Rajon Rondo

PG

Sacramento

26.3

7500

Nikola Vucevic

C

Orlando

25.2

7100

Paul Millsap

PF

Atlanta

20.9

7400

These are the projections for those premium players, salaries over $7000 but consistent performances that can be relied on. Demarcus Cousins leads the list by over 5 fantasy points as he has continued his huge season with a 30+ fantasy point performance last night. However, you can go a little cheaper at the premium spot with Rajon Rondo, who led the league with 33 fantasy points last night, or Paul and Jordan who have been putting up big numbers to fill that gap of no Blake Griffin in the lineup.

Value Picks

Player

Position

Team

Projection

Salary

Nikola Jokic

C

Denver

24.4

5200

Victor Oladipo

SG

Orlando

24.1

6000

Dwyane Wade

SG

Miami

23.6

6700

Isaiah Thomas

PG

Boston

23.2

6900

Robin Lopez

C

New York

22.4

4900

Rudy Gay

SF

Sacramento

21.9

6700

Evan Turner

SG

Boston

21.8

5200

Jeff Teague

PG

Atlanta

21.3

5700

However, it is the value picks, not the premium picks that win Daily Fantasy Tournaments. Premium picks are reliable but also come with high ownership percentages and when if come to Daily Fantasy NBA Cash Drafts, low ownership picks are key. When you need to save a little cash look for these picks to fill those positions. When you can get a starting center like Jokic or Lopez for such a cheap price he is bound to put up decent numbers just from the minutes on the court alone. Turner and Thomas as well have been very hot lately and their salaries have not yet completely adjusted for their big performances.

Factoring in the Matchups

Home Team

Away Team

Over Under

Spread

Houston

Portland

217.5

-3

Charlotte

Washington

208.5

-4.5

Indiana

Detroit

204

-1.5

Cleveland

New Orleans

209.5

-5.5

Philadelphia

Brooklyn

204.5

-1.5

Memphis

Dallas

193.5

-5.5

Minnesota

Chicago

204

-3.5

San Antonio

L.A. Lakers

200

-8.5

Phoenix

Utah

189

3

Golden State

Oklahoma City

224.5

-4.5

One of the most important factors however is the pace of the matchup, which can be generally defined by two numbers. Over Under and Spread. Over Under is the total number of projected points that will be scored by the 2 teams in the matchup and the spread is the projected win margin, negative meaning the home team is favored. The best matchup is one with a high Over Under and a low spread, meaning it is competitive and fast paced, the best situation for a lot of fantasy points to be found.

Looking at these matchups, the key two are clearly Portland @ Houston and Oklahoma City @ Golden State. Both those matchups look to be higher scoring than the rest, so favor those players just a little bit extra when making your picks.

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New York Knicks vs Detroit Pistons Fantasy Basketball News – 02-04-16

The stumbling New York Knicks (23-28) head to The Palace of Auburn Hills on Thursday for a date with the Detroit Pistons (26-23). FanPicks has this game on tap for tonight’s DFS action. Come play Fantasy Basketball at fanpicks.com.

Projected Lineup

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The Knicks have lost six of their last seven games and are falling further more into a deep and endless hole of agonizing year. They’ve suffered a 97-89 defeat at the hands of the Boston Celtic, on Tuesday. Arron Afflalo was New York’s most productive player in that game, scoring 18 points and going 7 of 15 from the field. Carmelo Anthony had a double-double with 16 points & 14 rebounds, while Robin Lopez also scored the double-double with 17 points & 13 boards. Coming off the bench, Sasha Vujacic collected 13 points. New York was terrible from the field, going 37.8% from the paint and 30% from long range. After missing the last four games because of a sore right groin, point guard Jose Calderon should make is return to the lineup tonight. The Knicks could really use his skills to get out of their rut.

 

The Pistons were also victim of the Celtics, on Wednesday night. They lost 102-95, dropping three of their last four contests. Reggie Jackson scored a team-leading 17 points, while adding 7 assists and draining three triples in the loss. Ersan Ilyasova and Andre Drummond each recorded 16 points apiece. Ilyasova logged in another monster night on the boards, adding 13 rebounds for the double-double. With 15 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists, Marcus Morris also saw is fantasy stock rise yesterday. The Pistons fell in eight place in the Eastern Conference, with the Hornets tailing one and half a game behind for a playoff spot.  Stan van Gundy’s team will be able to regain seventh place in the rankings, when they face the half game up Pacers on Saturday. Detroit will need to improve from beyond the arc, as they made 11 of 34 shots for a 32.4% average on Wednesday night. It’s consistent with their 33.5% season average, which ranks as seventh-worst in the league.

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Boston Celtics vs New York Knicks Fantasy Basketball News – 02-02-16

The Boston Celtics (27-22) will play the host New York Knicks (23-27) at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday. FanPicks has this game on tap for tonight’s DFS action. Come play Fantasy Basketball at fanpicks.com.

Projected Lineup

Fantasy basketball

The Celtics enters this matchup winning five of their last six games. They last played against the Orlando Magic, who were on an eight-game losing streak, and lost the game 119 to 114. Boston’s offense has been incredible as of late. They are averaging over 113 points per game, in their last ten matchups.  Their success comes from a good distribution of the ball. They rank fifth in the National Basketball Association for assists. This team is one of the few right now that have no superstar among them, but are still able to play good team-basketball.

The Knicks have lost five of their last six games, with their lone win coming against the Phoenix Suns. It’s not going well for them, as they are steadily falling out of out of playoff contention. Their superstar, Carmelo Anthony, is currently out of the lineup; a likely reason why the Knicks are failing miserably to score points. New York is currently 21st in the NBA scoring. It will not get easier for them tonight against the Celtics, who boast one of the best defense in the league. On the bright side, Carmelo is expected to return tonight and they will be playing in their home stadium, Madison Square Gardens.

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Oklahoma City Thunder vs New York Knicks – 01/26/16 Preview

The Oklahoma City Thunder (33-13) will travel to the Big Apple Tuesday night to face off against the New York Knicks (22-24) at the Madison Square Garden. Oklahoma City are odd favorites to win (line: -7.5). Play in the most exciting daily fantasy basketball, including the newest Point Spread  and $10K Grand Action contests only at Fanpicks the premiere daily fantasy sports site.

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Oklahoma City have been red hot lately and hold a comfy 13 game lead over the two way tie second place between Utah and Portland in their Northwest Division. However, they’re coming back from a surprising loss on the road to the Nets 116-106, snapping Brooklyn’s 7 game losing streak. OKC’s defense allowed Brook Lopez to post a solid double-double with 31 pts, 10 rebounds, while Thaddeus Young added 14 pts and 14 boards. The usual dynamic duo for the Thunder led the charge with Kevin Durant posting a 32 pts, 10 boards, 7 assists, 2 steals and a block performance while Russell Westbrook added 27 pts, 11 rebounds, 7 assists and a steal. OKC comes into this game having won 13 of their last 16 games averaging a strong 108.5 pts per game, second to the none other than the Golden State Warriors.

Residing in 3rd place of the Eastern Conference’s Atlantic Division, the Knicks are going into this game having loss 2 in a row with their most recent loss coming at the mercy of Saturday night 97-84. Carmelo Anthony unfortunately had to sit out this entire 4th quarter due to a knee injury. Hornets’ Kemba Walker once again had a solid performance as well as Jeremy Lin, both posting 26 pts. P.J. Hairston had a great game with a double-double performance tallying 20 pts and 10 boards. Derrick Williams had to step up once more with Carmelo’s absence to post a solid 19 pts, 14 boards, 4 assist with a steal performance. Williams will have to step up tonight with Carmelo being questionable as well for tonight.

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New York Knicks vs Charlotte Hornets –NBA Basketball Preview 01/23/16

The Playoffs-hopeful New York Knicks (22-23) travel to Charlotte on Saturday night to meet the Hornets (20-23). The Knicks are the odd favorites to win (line: -1.5). Play the most exciting daily fantasy basketball contest, including the newest Point Spread  and $10K Grand Action contests only at Fanpicks the premiere daily fantasy sports site.

Starting lineup

The Knicks ended their 2 game winning streak last night after losing a tough defeat to the Los Angeles Clippers at home, 116-88. Team leading Carmelo Anthony shot 4 for 12 from the field and recorded 16 pts. The rookies, Kristaps Porzingis and Jerian Grant both put up 13 points. This loss leaves the Knicks in the 3rd spot of the Atlantic Division, 6 games behind leaders Toronto Raptors. They have a tough schedule ahead of them for the next 8 games facing top teams like the Warriors and the Raptors.

 

After an horrendous start to their season, the Hornets are trying to get their form back and showed it Friday night during their victory on the road to the Orlando Magic, 120-116. Kemba Walker had another amazing night adding 40 points, 7 rebounds and 9 assists. Coming off the bench, Troy Daniels added 17 points, while both Marvin Williams and Spencer Hawes recorded double-doubles. This victory, their first away from home in 10 games is a huge confidence booster for them.

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