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The Heat open Madison Square Garden for the season against the Knicks Friday night.

Steve Mitchell-US PRESSWIRE

After picking up where they left off last season on Tuesday, the Miami Heat head to Madison Square Garden to take on the New York Knicks on Friday night.

The Heat were firing on all cylinders against the Boston Celtics in Tuesday's 120-107 win, shooting 54.4 percent from the field and 50 percent (8-of-16) from the three-point line. New offseason addition Ray Allen came off the bench to score 19 points on 5-of-7 shooting (2-for-3 from three-point land) in 31 minutes.

LeBron James contributed 26 points (10-of-16 from the floor), 10 rebounds, three assists and two steals after receiving his first championship ring prior to tipoff.

New York was scheduled to open the Barclays Center against the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday, but due to Hurricane Sandy the game was postponed until Nov. 26.

Miami swept the Knicks in three regular season games last year, and eliminated them from the postseason in five games in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals.

Coverage of the game is set to begin at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN.

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