The Garden will be an inferno today as the scorching Heat look for revenge and the Knicks look to find their sizzle from November and December. The Knicks torched the Miami Dream Team by 20 points in their season opener. In December, the Knicks were on fire from 3-point range in a 20-point win in Miami. The Knicks and Heat haven’t met in three months, during which the Heat regained their defending-champion bravado. They tango again today at 1 p.m. amid the Garden cauldron with a lot at stake. “They know we got them here and then embarrassed them in their house,’’ Tyson Chandler said. “So we expect them to come in fired up. They’re the champs for a reason.’’ “There’s waves in the season,’’ Chandler added. “We were hot then, they could be hot now. It goes up and down with the season.’’ Miami coach Erik Spoelstra said the Knicks “annihilated us’’ in the past two meetings — surely words imbedded into the Heat’s psyche. “They’re looking at it as, twice they beat us pretty bad, so they’re going to come in ready to play,’’ Raymond Felton said.
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