In that game, backup point guard Beno Udrih came up big with a season-high 19 points. The Knicks could use that kind of performance from Udrih tonight.
He will start at point guard in place of Raymond Felton. Felton has missed three games with hip and hamstring injuries.
D-Fense?! The Knicks have played porous defense at home this season. The points allowed per game statistic is a bit dated; points allowed per 100 possessions is more indicative of how a team is performing on defense. But, in this case, points allowed per game tells you all you need to know about the Knicks' defense at home.
New York has allowed 105.1 points per game at home, the third-highest total in the league, per STATS LLC. On the road, the Knicks have given up just 89 points per game.
Sizzling vs. Wiz: The Knicks have won 12 of 13 against Washington (4-8). Anthony has been particularly hot against the Wizards, scoring 32.3 points per game in his past three contests, per STATS LLC. In his most recent game against Washington (on April 9), Anthony had 36 points in 30 minutes.