Portland faces New York in non-conference action

New York Knicks (37-28, fourth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Portland Trail Blazers (19-46, 14th in the Western Conference)

Portland, Oregon; Thursday, 10 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Knicks -10.5; over/under is 207.5

BOTTOM LINE: The New York Knicks take on the Portland Trail Blazers in non-conference play.

The Trail Blazers are 11-23 in home games. Portland is 8-29 against opponents over .500.

The Knicks are 16-15 on the road. New York is 17-23 against opponents over .500.

The Trail Blazers are shooting 44.1% from the field this season, 2.8 percentage points lower than the 46.9% the Knicks allow to opponents. The Knicks average 13.1 made 3-pointers per game this season, 1.4 more made shots on average than the 11.7 per game the Trail Blazers allow.

The teams meet for the second time this season. The Knicks won 112-84 in the last matchup on Jan. 10.

TOP PERFORMERS: Anfernee Simons is scoring 23.0 points per game with 3.7 rebounds and 5.5 assists for the Trail Blazers. Dalano Banton is averaging 14.2 points and 5.0 rebounds while shooting 43.0% over the past 10 games.

Josh Hart is averaging 8.9 points, 7.8 rebounds and 3.6 assists for the Knicks. Donte DiVincenzo is averaging 15.8 points over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Trail Blazers: 4-6, averaging 107.9 points, 45.3 rebounds, 24.7 assists, 8.1 steals and 4.4 blocks per game while shooting 44.9% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 110.2 points per game.

Knicks: 4-6, averaging 99.8 points, 45.1 rebounds, 25.0 assists, 7.0 steals and 5.7 blocks per game while shooting 43.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 99.6 points.

INJURIES: Trail Blazers: Malcolm Brogdon: out (elbow), Jerami Grant: out (hamstring), Robert Williams III: out for season (knee), Jabari Walker: out (hip), Shaedon Sharpe: out (abdominal).

Knicks: Mitchell Robinson: out for season (ankle), Julius Randle: out (shoulder).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.