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The Brooklyn Nets (29-19, fourth within the Japanese Convention) welcome the New York Knicks (27-23, seventh) to the Barclays Heart on Saturday to face off in opposition to one another for the second time this season. Brooklyn at present leads the regular-season sequence 1-0.
Within the first recreation between these two groups, a Nets 112-85 win on Nov. 9, Nets celebrity Kevin Durant had a triple-double of 29 factors, 12 rebounds, and 12 assists whereas changing into the primary participant since Michael Jordan to attain at the very least 25 factors in his workforce’s first 12 video games. This was additionally Jacque Vaughn’s first recreation because the official head coach after being the interim head coach following Steve Nash’s firing on Nov. 1.
Brooklyn comes into this recreation having received solely two of its previous eight video games as they’ve struggled to play successful basketball on a constant foundation since Kevin Durant sprained his proper MCL in opposition to the Miami Warmth on Jan. 8. The Knicks come into this recreation having received two of its final six video games, however their two most up-to-date video games have been spectacular win over the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics.
Right here’s when and the place you may tune in to see the matchup:
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Nets vs. Knick notable accidents
Nets: OUT: Kevin Durant (knee). DOUBTFUL: TJ Warren (Shin). QUESTIONABLE: Day’Ron Sharpe (again) and Ben Simmons (knee). PROBABLE: Edmond Sumner (Achilles).
Knicks: OUT: Mitchell Robinson (thumb).
Possible beginning lineups
Guard: Ben Simmons
Guard: Kyrie Irving
Ahead: Joe Harris
Ahead: Royce O’Neale
Heart: Nic Claxton
New York Knicks
Guard: Jalen Brunson
Guard: Quentin Grimes
Ahead: RJ Barrett
Ahead: Julius Randle
Heart: Jericho Sims