The Philadelphia 76ers will be trying for their seventh straight victory Wednesday, as they visit the New York Knicks and Madison Square Garden (7:30 p.m. on CSN).
The Philadelphia 76ers look for their seventh straight victory Wednesday, as they visit the New York Knicks in a Atlantic Division Eastern Conference contest at Madison Square Garden (7:30 p.m. on CSN). The first-place Sixers (7-2) will be looking to match its longest win streak since 2009 and complete a stretch of three game in three days, while the Knicks (5-4) are looking to trim Philadelphia's division lead to just one game.
On Tuesday, the Sixers dominated the visiting Sacramento Kings, 112-83, as Elton Brand tallied 21 points and 10 rebounds. Before that game, Philadelphia downed the Indiana Pacers and Toronto Raptors, respectively.
Currently, guard Lou Williams is coming off the bench to net a team-best 16.4 points per game, while Jrue Holiday is averaging 14.8 ppg. Center Spencer Hawes is averaging 11.1 ppg and 9.1 rebounds per game.
Meanwhile, the Knicks are being successful despite dealing with multiple players being banged up.
On Monday, New York earned its third straight victory by downing the Charlotte Bobcats, 91-87, as forward Carmelo Anthony tallied just 22 points. Anthony is leading the team is scoring with 26.2 ppg. Last April, Anthony had 31 points and 11 rebounds in a 97-92 win at Philadelphia.