Burks has been out with a sprained left ankle since Dec. 27, 2020. In simply three video games this season, he’s averaging 20.7 factors, 3.7 rebounds, and three.7 assists per recreation.
The workforce began the yr 0-2 earlier than getting a win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Dec. 27, during which Burks had 18 factors and went 4-of-5 from three. The Knicks have gone 6-6 whereas Burks recovered from damage, together with a three-game win streak.
Rivers has been a spark plug off the bench, averaging 8.7 factors per recreation and capturing 39.7 p.c from three in simply 11 video games. In the meantime, Ntilikina is averaging solely 4.5 factors per recreation within the 4 video games he is performed on this season.