Watch New York Knicks vs. Toronto Raptors: TV channel, live stream info, start time

3rd Quarter Report

Only one more quarter stands between the Knicks and the victory they were favored to collect coming into this evening. They have a bit of a cushion as they currently lead the Raptors 92-78.

If the Knicks keep playing like this, they’ll bump their record up to 26-17 in no time. On the other hand, the Raptors will have to make due with a 16-27 record unless they turn things around (and fast).

Who’s Playing

Toronto Raptors @ New York Knicks

Current Records: Toronto 16-26, New York 25-17

How To Watch

  • When: Saturday, January 20, 2024 at 7:30 p.m. ET
  • Where: Madison Square Garden — New York, New York
  • TV: MSG Network
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
  • Ticket Cost: $135.00

What to Know

The Raptors have enjoyed a three-game homestand but will soon have to dust off their road jerseys. The Toronto Raptors and the New York Knicks will face off at 7:30 p.m. ET on January 20th at Madison Square Garden without much rest after finishing up games yesterday. The Raptors are expected to lose this one by 7.5 points, so we’ll see if that gives them a bit of motivation.

Last Thursday, Toronto was within striking distance but couldn’t close the gap as they fell 116-110 to Chicago.

The Raptors’ loss came about despite a quality game from Scottie Barnes, who scored 31 points along with seven rebounds and six assists.

Meanwhile, even if it wasn’t a dominant performance, New York beat Washington 113-109 on Thursday. The victory made it back-to-back wins for the Knicks.

The Knicks can attribute much of their success to Jalen Brunson, who scored 41 points along with eight assists and eight rebounds. The contest was Brunson’s third in a row with at least 30 points. Less helpful for the Knicks was Quentin Grimes’ abysmal 0-5 three-point shooting.

Toronto has traveled a rocky road recently, as they’ve lost five of their last six matchups, which put a noticeable dent in their 16-26 record this season. As for New York, they have been performing well recently as they’ve won eight of their last ten contests, which provided a massive bump to their 25-17 record this season.

Saturday’s match is one where the number of possessions is likely to be a big factor: The Raptors haven’t given up the ball easily this season, having only averaged 12.6 turnovers per game. However, it’s not like the Knicks struggle in that department as they’ve been averaging only 12.8 turnovers per game. Given these competing strengths, it’ll be interesting to see how their clash plays out.

The Raptors came up short against the Knicks in their previous meeting back in December of 2023, falling 136-130. Can the Raptors avenge their defeat or is history doomed to repeat itself? We’ll find out soon enough.


New York is a big 7.5-point favorite against Toronto, according to the latest NBA odds.

The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 7.5-point spread, and stayed right there.

The over/under is set at 228 points.

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Series History

Toronto has won 6 out of their last 10 games against New York.

  • Dec 11, 2023 – New York 136 vs. Toronto 130
  • Dec 01, 2023 – New York 119 vs. Toronto 106
  • Jan 22, 2023 – Toronto 125 vs. New York 116
  • Jan 16, 2023 – Toronto 123 vs. New York 121
  • Jan 06, 2023 – New York 112 vs. Toronto 108
  • Dec 21, 2022 – Toronto 113 vs. New York 106
  • Apr 10, 2022 – New York 105 vs. Toronto 94
  • Jan 02, 2022 – Toronto 120 vs. New York 105
  • Dec 10, 2021 – Toronto 90 vs. New York 87
  • Nov 01, 2021 – Toronto 113 vs. New York 104

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