The Hawks have won consecutive games for the eighth time this season but have won three in a row only three times. They last won three straight from January 29-February 2 and have not had a four-game winning streak since December 19-26, 2000.
Atlanta has won four of its last five games and improved to 2-1 on its homestand with a 111-92 rout of the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday.
Atlanta has won four of its last five home games and is 19-13 at Philips Arena this season.
New York had a three-game winning streak ended with Wednesday’s 87-85 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies.
The Knicks have lost seven of their last eight road games and are just 9-21 away from Madison Square Garden this season.
New York is 3 1/2 games behind Milwaukee for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference and is 2 1/2 games ahead of Atlanta.
The Knicks have won five of their last six meetings with the Hawks, including the first two games this season. New York recorded a 95-92 victory at Philips Arena on January 18.