The New York Knicks (6-14) look for their third straight win on Sunday when they travel to the FedEx Forum to play the Memphis Grizzlies (12-6). The game is scheduled for 6 PM ET. On the season, New York is 3-8 on the road while Memphis is 7-1 at home.

After beating the Boston Celtics on Wednesday, the Knicks also took care of business on Friday with a 114-109 win over the New Orleans Pelicans. According to ESPN, it is the first time they have won two straight this season.

Trailing 101-92 halfway through the fourth quarter, New York outscored the Pelicans 22-8 the rest of the way. They received season-high scoring outputs from Emmanuel Mudiay (27) and Allonzo Trier (25).

The Grizzlies had won five straight until they fell in overtime 112-107 on Friday to the Los Angeles Clippers. A bad third quarter in which they were outscored 31-18 helped Los Angeles force the game into extra time. Marc Gasol had a valiant effort in the loss finishing with 27 points, 13 rebounds, and seven assists.

Injury report

New York: Out - Kristaps Porzingis (knee), Lance Thomas (knee), Doubtful - Courtney Lee (neck)

Memphis: Out - Dillon Brooks (knee), Chandler Parsons (knee)

Likely starters

New York: PG - Emmanuel Mudiay, SG - Tim Hardaway Jr., SF - Mario Hezonja, PF - Noah Vonleh, C - Enes Kanter

Memphis: PG - Mike Conley, SG - Garrett Temple, SF - Kyle Anderson, PF - Jaren Jackson Jr., C - Marc Gasol

Team leaders

New York: Points - Tim Hardaway Jr.

23.3, Rebounds - Enes Kanter 11.3, Assists - Trey Burke 3.5

Memphis: Points - Mike Conley 20.2, Rebounds - Marc Gasol 9.8, Assists - Mike Conley 6.3

Things to know going into Sunday’s game

Through a little over a month of NBA action, the Grizzlies have been one of the league’s pleasant surprises. Their 22-60 record last season was just a game better than the 21-61 Phoenix Suns who owned the league’s worst record. At 12-6 thus far, they are tied for the best record in the Western Conference.

Despite losing seven in a row in Memphis, the Knicks have at least remained competitive in most of those losses. There has been really just one blowout as six of the seven losses have come by 13 points or less.

While New York ranks dead last averaging just 19.1 assists per game, they have shown crisper ball movement in their last three outings totaling 69 assists (23 per game).

How the two teams have fared in the regular season

The Grizzlies and Knicks have met 43 times in the regular season according to Land of Basketball, and the Grizzlies hold a slim 22-21 advantage in the win column. They hold a much greater 20-13 advantage since moving from Vancouver to Memphis.

After Memphis won six in a row in the season series, the teams have split their two matchups in each of the last two seasons. The Knicks have lost seven straight times when on the road in Memphis.

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