NEW YORK (Sporting Alert) — The Miami Heat and the New York Knicks will feature in what is expected to be an exciting showdown at the Madison Square Garden on Sunday.
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Contests between these two high-profiled teams have always been sizzling in the past and come Sunday, pundits alike are expecting no difference.
Miami Heat have won the last two meetings between the sides, beating the Knicks 99-89 in January and 102-88 in February.
Despite this however, the New York Knicks are on better form heading into the showdown – winning four of its last five games, while the Heat have dropped three of its last five and two in the last three.
LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh are again expected to carry the major part of the weight for the Heat, which seem to strong in the latter sections of games.
Meanwhile, Carmelo Anthony has been on form for New York, which continue to be without the injured star forward Amare Stoudemire and point guard Jeremy Lin.
Veteran guard Baron Davis was on good form in the last game for the Knicks after he scored a season-high 18 points and together with J.R. Smith, who had 23, helped the side to tie for seventh place in the Eastern Conference with a 103-65 by routing the Washington Wizards 103-65 on Friday night.