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Fueled by an appreciative crowd that spent most of the night chanting in support, the New York Knicks set a team record Friday for most made 3-pointers in a single game during a lopsided victory at Orlando. The victory helped the Knicks extended the franchise's longest season-opening unbeaten streak in almost a decade to a modest two games. The Knicks will look to complete a back-to-back sweep of the Magic on Sunday when the Eastern Conference rivals meet for the second time in 48 hours, this time at New York.
Orlando Magic (0-2, ninth in the Eastern Conference) vs. New York Knicks (2-0, first in the Eastern Conference)New York; Sunday, 7 p.m. EDTBOTTOM LINE: Orlando heads to New York for an Eastern Conference matchup.New York finished 25-17 in Eastern Conference play and 25-11 at home during the 2020-21 season. The Knicks averaged 107.1 points per game last season, 16.4 on free throws and 35.4 from 3-point range.Orlando went 21-51 overall and 13-29 in Eastern Conference action during the 2020-21 seas