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W2W4: Knicks vs. Kings

The schedule says it's early February, but it kinda feels like Thanksgiving week for the Knicks. They've been feasting on some of the weaker teams in the NBA for the past few days.

They welcome another bottom feeder to Madison Square Garden on Saturday night: the Sacramento Kings, who have lost six of seven and are 14 games under .500.

Here are a few things to keep an eye on during the game:

IS RAY OK? Knicks fans held their collective breath on Friday night when Raymond Felton hurt his right hand against the Bucks.

Felton bumped his hand on a rebound attempt and feared briefly that he'd aggravated an old injury (he missed 12 games recently with a fractured right pinky).

The Knicks point guard had an X-ray after the game and insisted he was fine. He admitted, though, he was in significant pain. He returned to the game in the fourth quarter to score five key points as the Knicks pulled away.

How will his hand feel tonight? That's something that bears watching early on against the Kings.

RED-HOT STAT: Will Amar'e Stoudemire's streak of strong play continue?

Stoudemire has scored double figures in the past eight games, and has made 42 of 67 shots in that span.

In his first six games back from arthroscopic knee surgery, Stoudemire averaged nine points per game on 43.5 percent shooting.

His play in the post of late has been a key dynamic in the Knicks' success with Stoudemire, Tyson Chandler and Carmelo Anthony on the floor.

PAYBACK TIME? The last time the Knicks faced the Kings, James Johnson hit a miracle 3-pointer to ruin the New York's attempt to come back from a 27-point deficit. That loss stung the Knicks, who were without Felton, Anthony and Stoudemire at the time.

If they trail by 27 at any point tonight, with their Big 3 in tow, it will be an ugly scene at the Garden.

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