New York got 31 points from Carmelo Anthony en route to a 97-92 victory over Philadelphia on Wednesday at Wells Fargo Center.
The Knicks were a 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 214.5.
New York got 18 points from Amar'e Stoudemire and another 17 points from Toney Douglas. Amar'e Stoudemire contributed 7 assists, while Carmelo Anthony cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Philadelphia got 25 points from Thaddeus Young in a losing cause and another 24 points from Elton Brand. Jrue Holiday contributed 8 assists for the 76ers, while Elton Brand had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New York were victorious, as the score was 49-41 at the break.
Philadelphia had a 49-48 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face New Jersey looking for another win. For Philadelphia, they head home to face Toronto.