Mike Barner breaks down the Tuesday Yahoo NBA slate as Donovan Mitchell looks like the safer DFS roll at guard.
Resounding wins by the Knicks in their first two games of the season surely led to some daydreaming by championship-starved fans eager to experience New York's first championship run since 1973. On Sunday night, though, the Knicks received a stern reminder of how far they still have to go to become a title contender. The Knicks will look to bounce back from a disappointing loss Tuesday night, when they are scheduled to host the Philadelphia 76ers in a battle of longtime division rivals.
Philadelphia 76ers (2-1, sixth in the Eastern Conference) vs. New York Knicks (2-1, fourth in the Eastern Conference)New York; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. EDTBOTTOM LINE: The New York Knicks host the Philadelphia 76ers.New York finished 41-30 overall and 25-17 in Eastern Conference action last season. The Knicks averaged 107.1 points per game while shooting 45.6% from the field and 39.2% from 3-point distance last season.Philadelphia finished 49-23 overall and 31-11 in Eastern Conference games during the