David Lee scored 28 points and added 10 rebounds for a double-double, leading Golden State over New York, 122-117, on Wednesday at Madison Square Garden.
Golden State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 221.5.
Golden State got 25 points from Stephen Curry and another 22 points from Monta Ellis. Stephen Curry contributed 8 assists, while David Lee cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
New York got 33 points from Amar'e Stoudemire in a losing cause and another 27 points from Wilson Chandler. Raymond Felton contributed 6 assists for the Knicks, while Amar'e Stoudemire had 10 rebounds.
Golden State led at halftime, 60-56.
New York won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-36.
Next game, Golden State takes its act on the road to face Chicago looking for another win. For New York, they head on the road to face Minnesota.