The New York Knicks (1-3) head to American Airlines Arena for a Wednesday night meeting with the Miami Heat (1-2).

After winning their season opener, the Knicks have now lost three straight. On Monday, they fell in Milwaukee to the Bucks by the score of 124-113. The Bucks are now 3-0, and according to ESPN, they haven't done that since the 2005-06 season. Milwaukee ended the game on a 14-3 run after New York evened the score at 100 apiece. Tim Hardaway Jr. led the team with 24 points while Enes Kanter continued his streak of double-doubles to start the season with 14 points and 13 rebounds.

The Heat have off been off since Saturday. That night, they fell to the Charlotte Hornets 113-112. Kemba Walker hit a free throw at the end of the game to give the Hornets a one-point win. Goran Dragic led Miami with 20 points, and Rodney McGruder scored 19.


Knicks: Out - Kristaps Porzingis (knee), Kevin Knox (ankle), Courtney Lee (neck), Questionable - Emmanuel Murray (ankle), Probable - Lance Thomas (knee)

Heat: Out - James Johnson (groin), Wayne Ellington (ankle), Questionable - Derrick Jones Jr. (foot), Probable - Justice Winslow (hamstring), Hassan Whiteside (groin)

Likely starting lineups

Knicks: PG - Trey Burke, SG - Tim Hardaway Jr., SF - Frank Ntilikina, PF - Lance Thomas, C - Enes Kanter

Heat: PG - Goran Dragic, SG - Rodney McGruder, SF - Josh Richardson, PF - Derrick Jones Jr., C - Hassan Whiteside

2018-19 team stat leaders

Knicks: Points - Tim Hardaway Jr.

27.0, Rebounds - Enes Kanter 12.3, Assists - Trey Burke 5.3

Heat: Points - Josh Richardson 18.7, Rebounds - Hassan Whiteside 14.3, Assists - Goran Dragic 6.3

What to know and watch for prior to the game

If Emmanuel Mudiay can suit up for the first time this season, it will be interesting to see if he can reclaim some of the backup point guard minutes from Ron Baker.

While Baker played just one minute on Monday after receiving an accidental elbow to the face from teammate Noah Vonleh, he averaged over 19 in the first three games. He had more than twice as many fouls (11) than points (5) in those three games.

The Heat have outrebounded teams by an average of 8.3 in their first three outings.

Meanwhile, the Knicks have been outrebounded by an average of 7.7 in their four games.

Miami has struggled mightily from deep other than Rodney McGruder. While McGruder is 9-18 from three-point territory, the rest of the team is a combined 23-84 (27.4 percent).

History in the regular season between the Knicks and Heat

New York and Miami have met 119 times in the regular season, and the Knicks hold a 64-55 edge in the win column according to Land of Basketball.

Since the Heat won eight in a row in the season series from 2014-15, the Knicks have won five of the last nine meetings. The two teams split their four outings against each other last season with each team defending their home court both times.

The Knicks had won three straight at American Airlines Arena prior to Miami winning both games played there in the 2017-18 season.