New York set to play division foe Philadelphia
Philadelphia 76ers (1-0, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. New York Knicks (0-1, 12th in the Eastern Conference)
New York; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Philadelphia takes on New York for an Atlantic Division matchup.
New York finished 21-45 overall and 2-11 in Atlantic Division games during the 2019-20 season. The Knicks averaged 105.8 points per game last season, 48.6 in the paint, 15.7 off of turnovers and 9.4 on fast breaks.
Philadelphia went 43-30 overall and 11-5 in Atlantic Division play during the 2019-20 season. The 76ers shot 46.8% from the field and 36.8% from 3-point range last season.
The teams meet Saturday for the first time this season.
INJURIES: Knicks: Immanuel Quickley: day to day (hip), Austin Rivers: out (groin), Omari Spellman: out (right knee).
76ers: None listed.