Arron Afflalo

Preview: Lakers at New York Knicks

Preview: Lakers at New York Knicks

The Lakers (1-4) look to build a win streak on Sunday, visiting the New York Knicks (2-4) after getting their first victory of the season Friday over the Brooklyn Nets (0-7).

The Knicks have dropped three straight games but are getting steady play from fourth-overall pick Kristaps Porzingis.

D'Angelo Russell, the Lakers' second-overall selection, is coming off a career-high  16 points against the Nets.

While the Lakers are healthy, the Knicks may be without Arron Afflalo, who has been struggling with a hamstring injury.

Key matchup

Forward Carmelo Anthony is averaging 21 points a game for the Knicks, but the All-Star is shooting just...