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Monday, December 4th (All times eastern)

Memphis Grizzlies (4-12) at New York Knicks (6-13), 7:30 p.m.

(Sports Network) - The New York Knicks resume their six-game homestand tonight when they host the Memphis Grizzlies at Madison Square Garden.

New York, which has lost two in a row and four of five, suffered a 103-100 setback to the Toronto Raptors in the opener of the homestand on Saturday.

Eddy Curry had 27 points and 12 rebounds, while Quentin Richardson had 16 points and 16 rebounds for New York, which has lost four straight and seven of eight at home this season.

Stephon Marbury added 15 points and Jamal Crawford and rookie Renaldo Balkman both had 10 points for the Knicks, who will also welcome Washington, Milwaukee, Boston and Atlanta to historic MSG on the current homestand.

The Grizzlies, meanwhile, have lost two straight and three of four, including Saturday's 98-97 loss to the Miami Heat at FedExForum.

Mike Miller posted 22 points and eight rebounds for the Grizzlies, who will hit the road for three games at New York, Boston and Milwaukee and are 1-8 as the guest this season. Chucky Atkins scored 18 points and Hakim Warrick added 17 in a losing cause.

Memphis went 2-0 against the Knicks last season, but lost its 2006-07 season opener against New York by a 118-117 score in triple overtime on November 1st at FedExForum.

The Grizzlies have won five of eight and seven of the last 12 meetings in this series. Memphis has lost six of its 10 trips to Madison Square Garden.

This is the second and final time the clubs will meet this season.

12/04 11:02:29 ET

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