The Dallas Mavericks narrowly escaped with a win over the Magic in their last game. It ran their record to 5-2. The Mavs are currently in second place in the West and off to a blazing start.
The New York Knicks are visiting Dallas on Friday. The Mavericks are celebrating First Responders Night. The storylines will surround last year’s blockbuster that allowed them to acquire Kristaps Porzingis.
The Knicks are struggling to begin the season. They have just one win in their first eight games.
The Mavs are facing their first back-to-back of the season.