The Knicks got a 37-point performance from Amar'e Stoudemire as New York handed Detroit a 125-116 defeat on Sunday at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
The Knicks were a 1.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 206.5.
Raymond Felton had 23 points for New York and Danilo Gallinari chipped in with 20 points. Raymond Felton had 11 assists for the Knicks, while Amar'e Stoudemire was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 15 boards.
The Pistons got a 31-point performance from Tayshaun Prince, who was supported by 29 points from Rodney Stuckey. Tayshaun Prince had 7 assists in a losing cause for Detroit, while Tayshaun Prince grabbed 8 rebounds.
The Knicks hit the break trailing 55-53 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored New York as they grabbed 48 boards, while Detroit only had 41.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face New Jersey looking for another win. For Detroit, they head on the road to face Orlando.