Dallas Mavericks

Mavericks visit star-studded but struggling New York Knicks

Dallas Mavericks guard Seth Curry, right, drives with the ball against Golden State Warriors’ Klay Thompson (11). The Mavericks visit the New York Knicks on Monday and the Boston Celtics on Wednesday.
Dallas Mavericks guard Seth Curry, right, drives with the ball against Golden State Warriors’ Klay Thompson (11). The Mavericks visit the New York Knicks on Monday and the Boston Celtics on Wednesday. AP

Mavericks at Knicks

6:30 p.m. Monday, Madison Square Garden, New York

TV: FSSW

Radio: ESPN/103.3 FM; ESPN/1540 AM (Spanish)

Records: Mavericks 2-6; Knicks 3-6

About the Mavericks: Point guard Deron Williams (strained left calf) will not play against the Knicks, and forward Dirk Nowitzki (sore right Achilles) will be a game-time decision. Each player has missed the last three games. ... Harrison Barnes has three 30-point games over the past seven contests. He’s averaging a team-high 22.6 ppg to go with 6.1 rpg. ... Andrew Bogut has three games with 10 or more rebounds and has at least eight rebounds in his last five games. ... Wesley Matthews is the only NBA player with at least 125 3-pointers in each of the last six seasons. ... J.J. Barea has scored 18 or more points in five of seven games he has played this season.

About the Knicks: In the Mavs-Knicks series, New York has lost 24 of the last 29 games, including the last five. ... Sixteen of the last 26 Knicks’ losses to the Mavs have been by 10 or more points. ... The Knicks are on a two-game losing streak. They lost 115-87 to the Celtics in Boston on Friday and 118-107 Saturday to the Raptors in Toronto. ... Carmelo Anthony had 31 points and six rebounds against the Raptors, and Joakim Noah grabbed a season-high 18 rebounds, including eight on the offensive end. ... Anthony averages a team-high 22.4 ppg and 5.7 rpg, Kristaps Porzingis is averaging 18.8 ppg and 6.3 rpg, and Derrick Rose averages 16 ppg and 4.8 apg.

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