Miami Heat vs. New York Knicks: Heat Favored to Win at Madison Square Garden

December 17th, 2010 by Jack Jones Leave a reply »
The Miami Heat will take their 10 game winning streak to Madison Square Garden, where the emerging New York Knicks look to improve on their 16-10 start.

The Heat come in off a 101-95 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, while the Knicks lost a heartbreaker that same night to the Boston Celtics, 118-116.

This has been a much anticipated matchup for Knicks fans, as they want nothing more than to show LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh that New York is just fine without them, as all three decided not to sign with the Knicks this past offseason.

Looking at the NBA spreads, the oddsmakers have the Heat favored by five points over the Knicks.

It appears as though the Miami Heat have figured things out since their disappointing start to the season, but there is no question they will be tested tonight, as they go up against one of the hottest players in the league, Amar'e Stoudemire, who just set a Knicks record with his ninth consecutive game with 30 or more points.

Stoudemire is being considered by many as the early front-runner for MVP and with the way he has turned this organization around, it's h ...

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