Knicks vs. 76ers schedule: Updated scores, results and bracket for 2024 NBA Playoffs first-round series

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As long as Joel Embiid is fit, the 76ers will be fine. Their biggest test will come against the second-seeded Knicks in the first round of the NBA playoffs, which starts on Saturday.    

Because of a knee injury, Embiid, who was the reigning Most Valuable Player, was sidelined for a period of two months.  

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In the NBA's play-in tournament, Philadelphia defeated the Heat by a score of 105-104 on Wednesday night. As a result, Philadelphia was awarded the seventh seed in the Eastern Conference.   

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The New York Knicks were able to win the season series by a score of 3-1 despite the fact that Embiid was not selected to play.   

The Sixers and Knicks will play each other in the playoffs for the first time since 1989, when the Knicks beat Charles Barkley, Maurice Cheeks, and the Sixers in three games.  

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In the Knicks' last 17 games, All-Star guard Jalen Brunson has scored 35.1 points and given out 7.4 assists per game.   

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During the season, Josh Hart played 39 minutes against Philadelphia and scored 12.3 points, 14.3 rebounds, and 5.3 assists.

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The return of Joel Embiid from a knee injury allowed the Philadelphia 76ers to make a late push for a top-six spot in the Eastern Conference.  

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The season came to a close with Embiid finishing with an average of 34.7 points and 11 rebounds in just 39 games. 

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This season, the Sixers went 31-8 with Embiid on the team and 16-27 without him. With centres Mitchell Robinson and Isaiah Hartenstein, New York will try to keep Embiid in check.    

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The Sixers-Knicks series will be shown on many networks. Some games will be shown on ABC, ESPN, and TNT. You can also watch all of those games on Sling.  

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With stations like ESPN, TBS, TNT, NFL Network, FS1, and more, Sling is the place for sports fans to be. You can always cheer for your favourite teams through Sling.  

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If you can't watch Knicks-76ers games live or are travelling abroad, utilise a VPN. VPNs let you access your favourite streaming services from any device in the world over a secure and private online connection.  

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