MADISON SQUARE GARDEN
TIPOFF: 7 p.m.
RADIO: TSN 1050
Toronto: Cory Joseph, DeMar DeRozan, DeMarre Carroll, Serge Ibaka, Jonas Valanciunas
New York: Derrick Rose, Courtney Lee, Carmelo Anthony, Lance Thomas, Willy Hernangomez
Carroll vs. Anthony
The Raptors will throw a lot of different looks at the Knicks’ prolific scorer, with P.J. Tucker, Patrick Patterson and Ibaka likely to get a share of the load. Anthony is a tough cover for any of them.
NEED TO KNOW
The availability of New York’s Kristaps Porzingis is up in the air. He’s got an ankle injury. . . . The Knicks are coming off a Saturday win over Philadelphia, but remain 4 ½ games out of the eighth and final Eastern Conference playoff spot. . . . Anthony averages 23.5 points per game and had the buzzer-beating winner against the Sixers. . . . Toronto has beaten New York five times in a row.
Wednesday vs. Washington, 7:30 p.m.
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