Hornets at Knicks
1 p.m., Madison Square Garden
TV: SportSouth. Radio: WFNZ-AM 610
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Kemba Walker vs. Jose Calderon: Walker has been on quite a roll of late and he’s always played well in Madison Square Garden, his hometown arena.
• After trading away Iman Shumpert and J.R. Smith for unguaranteed contracts the Knicks appear to be in Philadelphia 76ers-like tank mode.
• Carmelo Anthony has been out with a knee injury and it’s possible the Knicks will shut him down for the season.
• The Hornets lost early this season in New York after a controversial five-second in-bounds violation late in the game.
• The Hornets don’t play many true day games. They have another Jan. 19 at home against the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Did you know?
The Knicks have now lost 14 in a row. The franchise record is 20 consecutive losses, spread over two seasons.
|Pos, Player||PPG||RPG||Pos, Player||PPG||RPG|
|G, K. Walker||18.7||3.9||G, J. Calderon||9.3||3.4|
|G, G. Henderson||9.9||2.9||G, P. Prigioni||5.1||1.9|
|F, M. Kidd-Gilchrist||9.9||6.7||F, T. Hardaway||10.9||1,8|
|F, M. Williams||7.1||4.3||F, J. Smith||7.2||3.1|
|C, B. Biyombo||3.5||5.5||C, C. Aldrich||6.0||4.9|