Derrick Rose poured in 32 points for Chicago on Thursday, as they defeated New York 105-102 at Madison Square Garden.
Chicago won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 3.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 189.5.
Chicago got 16 points from Carlos Boozer and another 16 points from Kyle Korver. Derrick Rose contributed 13 assists, while Carlos Boozer cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
New York got 34 points from Amar'e Stoudemire in a losing cause and another 26 points from Carmelo Anthony. Iman Shumpert contributed 8 assists for the Knicks, while Amar'e Stoudemire had 11 rebounds.
Chicago led at halftime, 55-44.
Chicago heads into a battle against the Bucks. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against Boston.