Phoenix Suns vs New York Knicks 11/26/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: Phoenix Suns vs New York Knicks
Date: Friday, November 26, 2021
Location: Madison Square Garden in New York, NY
Madison Square Garden is the location where the New York Knicks (10-8) will meet the Phoenix Suns (15-3) on Friday.
The Suns played the Cavaliers and walked away with a win by a score of 120-115 in their last game. When talking about fouls, the Suns left the arena with 23 and the Cavaliers had 10 fouls. They also buried 12 of 39 tries from distance. Cleveland finished the contest at 68.0% from the free throw line by converting 17 of their 25 shots. In addition, Cleveland pulled down 31 rebounds (13 offensive, 18 defensive) and added 2 rejections. Cleveland totaled 44 assists and had 22 steals for the game. In terms of defending, Phoenix let their opponent shoot 44.3% from the floor on 43 of 97 shooting. They also distributed 26 assists for this game as well as forcing 0 turnovers and earning 4 steals. When it comes to getting rebounds, they compiled 46 with 9 of them being on the offensive end. When they shot from the free throw line, the Suns buried 22 of their 28 attempts for a rate of 78.6%. Phoenix finished the game having earned a 52.3% field goal percentage (45 of 86) and converted 8 of their 22 shots from 3-point land.
Devin Booker is a player who was a major factor in the game. He accumulated 35 points on 14 of 21 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 39 minutes and also collected 4 boards. Booker walked away from this one shooting 66.7% from the field and also recorded 3 assists.
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Phoenix will enter this game with a win-loss record of 15-3 on the season. They are turning it over 13.6 times per game and as a squad they are committing 19.4 personal fouls per contest. As a unit, Phoenix is grabbing 46.6 rebounds per contest and is sitting with 481 assists on the season, which has them ranked 4th in the league in terms of passing the rock. The Suns are hitting 35.8% from downtown (202 of 564) and 78.8% from the charity stripe. They have an average of 112.3 pts per game (3rd in the NBA) while hitting 47.9% from the floor.
On the defensive end, the Suns are forcing 15.4 turnovers per game and they draw 19.4 personal fouls. They are giving up 34.2% on shots from downtown and they are 11th in basketball in opponents PPG (105.3). The Suns defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 43.5% (707 of 1,627) and they concede 46.4 boards per contest as a unit. They are ranked 6th in the NBA in giving up assists to the opposition with 403 conceded this season.
When they last played, the Knicks walked away with a victory by a final of 106-100 when they faced the Lakers. The Knicks earned 45 defensive boards and 7 offensive rebounds for a total of 52 in this contest. They also turned it over 14 times, while getting 7 steals in this contest. The Lakers earned 12 personal fouls in this matchup which got the Knicks to the charity stripe for 21 tries. They were able to knock down 17 of them for a percentage of 81.0%. Pertaining to shooting from 3-point land, New York made 15 of 34 attempts (44.1%). When this game wrapped up, the Knicks shot 37 out of 82 from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 45.1%. The Knicks allowed the Lakers to make 34 of 91 attempts from the field which had them shooting 37.4% in the game. They shot 30.6% from 3-point land by hitting 11 out of 36 and walked away from this one shooting 21 of 30 from the charity stripe (70.0%). When talking about rebounding, New York permitted Los Angeles to pull down 37 in total (13 offensive).
Evan Fournier ended up being a major contributor for the Knicks for this game. He converted 8 of 14 in this game for a field goal rate of 57.1%, and earned 4 rebounds. Fournier earned 26 points in his 42 minutes on the court and earned 2 dimes for the matchup.
New York has a record of 10-8 for the year. The Knicks commit 19.3 personal fouls every game while shooting 76.5% from the free throw line. They are dishing out assists 21.9 times per contest (24th in basketball) and they are turning it over 14.1 times per contest. New York has accumulated 1,930 points for the year (107.2 per contest) and they snag 45.7 boards per game. In terms of offensive execution, the Knicks are hitting on 44.2% from the field, which has them ranked 21st in the league.
The Knicks defensively are ranked 18th in the league in PPG surrendered with 106.4. They are able to force 13.6 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 42.6% from the field (3rd in basketball). The New York defense gives up 34.8% on shots from beyond the perimeter (249 of 715) and their opposition makes 79.0% of their foul shots. They have conceded 24.1 assists and 46.9 rebounds per game, which is ranked 20th and 20th in basketball.
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Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Phoenix
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