Sixers v. Knicks
Knicks - The Knicks have won 12 of their last 17 games against the Sixers after losing six straight from February 20th, 2008 - October 31st, 2009. New York has won six of their last eight games in Philadelphia but are just 63-136 all-time in Philadelphia. The Knicks have allowed the Sixers to score 110+ points in each of their last two games but escaped with a 1-1 record in those contests. New York enters tonight's contest on a seven-game winning streak trying to catch the eighth place Atlanta Hawks, who hold a four-game lead.
28.1 PPG, 8.2 RPG, 3.1 APG
Anthony, 29, had a strong game against the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night putting up 34 points while dishing out five assists and grabbed three rebounds. Anthony has registered 21 or more points in 18 consecutive games while topping 30 points in nine of those games. In 23 career games against the Sixers, Anthony is averaging 24.4 points, 7.0 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game.
5.8 PPG, 3.3 RPG, 0.9 APG
Thompson, 22, had a rough night on Wednesday against the Chicago Bulls scoring just two points while grabbing one rebound and dishing out one assist. He put up 17 points and grabbed six rebounds on Monday against the Pacers. In three career games against the Knicks, Thompson is averaging 4.7 points, 3.7 rebounds and 1.0 assist per game.