New York faces Denver on home skid
New York; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: New York looks to stop its 4-game home skid with a victory over Denver.
The Knicks are 3-8 in home games. New York is the league leader with 12.2 offensive rebounds per game led by Mitchell Robinson averaging 2.9.
The Nuggets are 5-2 in road games. Denver leads the Western Conference giving up only 101.8 points per game and holding opponents to 42.8 percent shooting.
The matchup Thursday is the first meeting this season for the two teams.
LAST 10 GAMES: Nuggets: 8-2, averaging 108.4 points, 49.3 rebounds, 27.8 assists, eight steals and 5.5 blocks per game while shooting 45.7 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 102.2 points on 43.0 percent shooting.
Knicks: 2-8, averaging 102.5 points, 43.2 rebounds, 18.9 assists, 6.7 steals and 4.7 blocks per game while shooting 43.0 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 110.6 points on 46.1 percent shooting.