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The Knicks (4-13) have won six straight over Orlando (6-12), which is making its third stop on a six-game trip.
The Magic played without Nik Vucevic (sprained left ankle) and point guard Jameer Nelson (sprained left foot) as they fought valiantly in a 126-125 double-overtime loss to Philadelphia on Tuesday. Arron Afflalo scored a career-high 43 points.
Vucevic, who missed his first game, is second on the team with 14.7 points per game and leads Orlando with 10.9 rebounds per game. Nelson, averaging a team-best 6.1 assists, has missed the last three games.
The Knicks (4-13) won 113-83 over the city rival Nets on Thursday as they made a season-high 16 3-pointers in 27 attempts.
New York star Carmelo Anthony is averaging 26.5 points in his last four games against the Magic, including a 40-point effort back on January 5th.
Orlando rookie Victor OLadipo recorded his first career triple double on Tuesday against the 76ers, Oladipo is averaging 13.9 points and 4.4 rebounds per game.