Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Durant leads Brooklyn to the match against New York. NWN News

New York Knicks (11-9, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. Brooklyn Nets (14-6, first in the Eastern Conference)

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

Bottom line: Kevin Durant leads Brooklyn in a matchup with New York. He leads the league by scoring 28.6 points per game.

The Nets are 3-0 in division games. Brooklyn is ranked last in the NBA, scoring 38.8 points per game in the paint.

The Knicks are 3-1 against the rest of their division. New York is fourth at the Eastern Conference with 36.6% shooting from 3-point range.

Top Performers: Durant averages 28.6 points, 7.6 rebounds and 5.4 assists for the Nets. James Harden averages 21.9 points in his last 10 appearances for Brooklyn.

Julius Randall is getting 19.2 points per game with 10.2 rebounds and 5.0 assists for the Knicks. Alec Burks averages 13.4 points and 5.0 rebounds, while shooting 44.3% in the last 10 games for New York.

Last 10 games: Nets: 7-3, averaging 112.8 points, 43.6 rebounds, 26.1 assists, 7.7 steals and 5.2 blocks per game while shooting 46.7% from the field. Their opponents average 107.4 points per game.

Knicks: 5-5, averaging 100.0 points, 46.9 rebounds, 20.5 assists, 6.1 steals and 5.7 blocks per game while shooting 42.0% from the field. His opponents average 101.6 points.

Injuries: Nets: Joe Harris: out (ankle), Kyrie Irving: out (not with team), Nicholas Claxton: out (ill), David Duke Jr.: Day to Day (hip).

Knicks: Derrick Rose: Day-to-Day (ankle), Taj Gibson: Day-to-Day (waist), Nerlens Noel: Day-to-Day (knee).


The Associated Press produced this story using technology provided by DataScrew and Sportradar. data from,


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