New York Knicks Vs. Phoenix Suns: Knicks Three-Point Underdogs on The Road

January 7th, 2011 by Jack Jones Leave a reply »
The Phoenix Suns will look to snap out of their recent funk when they host the New York Knicks tonight. It will be the first game for Amar'e Stoudemire against his former team, as he decided to not re-sign with the Suns to become the go-to guy in New York.

So far it looks as though the decision has worked out well for Stoudemire and the Knicks, as they improved to 20-14 with their recent 128-115 win over the San Antonio Spurs. As for the Suns, they have lost six of their last seven games, with the last being a 99-95 loss at home against the Lakers. Our NBA spreads have the Suns favored by 2.5 points over the Knicks with the total sitting at 219.5.

The Knicks come in off their most impressive win of the season, as they really took it to the Spurs at home. Wilson Chandler led the way with 31 points, while Stoudemire and Raymond Felton each had 28 points.

Stoudemire is putting up monster numbers as a Knick this season, averaging 26.4 points and nine rebounds a game, but also making a difference defensively. Over the last five games he is averaging 3.4 blocks, making it very difficult for guys to score down low.

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