In their first game back after the All-Star break, the Suns carried those winning ways into Portland, as Devin Booker dropped 35 in his return from a knee injury that kept him out of the All-Star Game. Denver Nuggets
2020-21 record: 22-16
Previous ranking: 9
Jamal Murray has come out of the break in a shooting slump, missing 22 of 27 shots and scoring a total of 13 points in two games. With a game Monday on ESPN in Brooklyn and two games against the Sixers later in the week, the Knicks are getting an immediate reminder of how their schedule went from being one of the league’s easiest in the first half to one of its hardest in the second half. In four games this month, the young point guard is averaging 19.8 points, 7.0 assists and 6.8 rebounds a game.