The battle between the Knicks and Heat didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Miami was handed a 112-92 defeat on Thursday at AmericanAirlines Arena.
New York won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 9.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 199.5.
Raymond Felton had 27 points for New York and Steve Novak chipped in with 18 points. Raymond Felton had 7 assists for the Knicks, while Tyson Chandler was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
The Heat got a 31-point performance from LeBron James, who was supported by 13 points from Dwyane Wade. LeBron James had 9 assists in a losing cause for Miami, while LeBron James grabbed 10 rebounds.
The rebound battle favored New York as they grabbed 46 boards, while Miami only had 43.
New York heads into a battle against the Bulls. Miami, meanwhile, will have their next action against New Orleans.