New York takes home win streak into matchup with San Antonio

January 10, 2022 GMT

San Antonio Spurs (15-23, 10th in the Western Conference) vs. New York Knicks (19-21, 11th in the Eastern Conference)

New York; Monday, 7:30 p.m. EST


BOTTOM LINE: New York will try to keep its three-game home win streak intact when the Knicks face San Antonio.

The Knicks are 9-11 on their home court. New York is 2-2 in games decided by 3 points or fewer.

The Spurs have gone 8-14 away from home. San Antonio is 10-12 in games decided by 10 or more points.

The two teams square off for the second time this season. The Knicks defeated the Spurs 121-109 in their last matchup on Dec. 8. RJ Barrett led the Knicks with 32 points, and Derrick White led the Spurs with 26 points.

TOP PERFORMERS: Evan Fournier is shooting 38.1% from beyond the arc with 2.7 made 3-pointers per game for the Knicks, while averaging 13.5 points. Julius Randle is averaging 19 points, 11.6 rebounds and 3.4 assists over the last 10 games for New York.


Dejounte Murray is averaging 17.7 points, eight rebounds, 8.6 assists and two steals for the Spurs. Jakob Poeltl is averaging 13.4 points over the last 10 games for San Antonio.

LAST 10 GAMES: Knicks: 6-4, averaging 98.5 points, 45.9 rebounds, 19.3 assists, 6.8 steals and 3.5 blocks per game while shooting 42.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 98.8 points per game.

Spurs: 4-6, averaging 114.5 points, 48.8 rebounds, 29.1 assists, 7.3 steals and 5.0 blocks per game while shooting 45.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 112.2 points.

INJURIES: Knicks: Evan Fournier: day to day (thigh), Ryan Arcidiacono: out (ankle), Nerlens Noel: day to day (reconditioning), Kemba Walker: day to day (knee), Derrick Rose: out (ankle).

Spurs: Derrick White: out (health and safety protocols), Doug McDermott: out (health protocols), Keldon Johnson: out (health and safety protocols), Devin Vassell: out (health and safety protocols), Thaddeus Young: out (health and safety protocols), Tre Jones: out (health and safety protocols), Zach Collins: out (ankle).


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