The Knicks look to construct one other win streak Sunday night with a pair of reinforcements at guard. Forward of a ten p.m. tip-off on the Path Blazers’ Moda Middle in Portland, Ore., New York introduced that Frank Ntilikina (sprained proper knee) and Austin Rivers (sore proper Achilles) can be accessible.
In the meantime, New York wing Reggie Bullock is out with a sore neck, the Knicks added.
Ntilikina has not performed since Dec. 29, a 95-86 win on the Cleveland Cavaliers. Rivers, in the meantime, logged 11 straight video games after lacking the primary 4 video games with a groin damage.
Since a Dec. 31 debut in New York’s 100-83 loss on the Toronto Raptors, Rivers — who sat out Thursday and Friday — has averaged 8.7 factors, 2.8 rebounds and a couple of.5 assists in 25.6 minutes by 11 video games (two begins).
Towards the Blazers (8-6), Ntilikina returns after a 13-game absence. By means of the Knicks’ first 4 video games, Ntilikina averaged 4.5 factors, together with a 5-of-9 clip from lengthy vary, in 10.5 minutes.