New York Knicks to host Philadelphia 76ers Tuesday

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Philadelphia 76ers (2-1, sixth in the Eastern Conference) vs. New York Knicks (2-1, fourth in the Eastern Conference)

New York; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The New York Knicks host the Philadelphia 76ers.

New York finished 41-30 overall and 25-17 in Eastern Conference action last season. The Knicks averaged 107.1 points per game while shooting 45.6% from the field and 39.2% from 3-point distance last season.

Philadelphia finished 49-23 overall and 31-11 in Eastern Conference games during the 2020-21 season. The 76ers averaged 113.6 points per game last season, 47.3 in the paint, 18.1 off of turnovers and 15.2 on fast breaks.

INJURIES: Knicks: Nerlens Noel: day to day (knee).

76ers: Ben Simmons: out (back), Andre Drummond: day to day (ankle), Grant Riller: out (left knee), Shake Milton: out (ankle), Joel Embiid: day to day (knee).

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