Amar'e Stoudemire went off for 26 points and added 7 rebounds leading New York over Atlanta, 92-79, on Sunday at Philips Arena.
The Knicks were a 3.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 202.5.
New York got 15 points from Landry Fields and another 14 points from Carmelo Anthony. Carmelo Anthony contributed 7 assists, while Carmelo Anthony cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
The Hawks got a 17-point performance from Josh Smith, who was supported by 15 points from Kirk Hinrich. Al Horford had 5 assists in a losing cause for Atlanta, while Josh Smith grabbed 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New York were victorious, as the score was 44-42 at the break.
The rebound battle favored New York as they grabbed 38 boards, while Atlanta only had 34.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Utah looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head home to face Los Angeles.