J.R. Smith went off for 27 points and added 6 rebounds leading New York over Phoenix, 99-97, on Wednesday at US Airways Center.
New York was an underdog by 2 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 195.5.
Jason Kidd had 23 points for New York and Tyson Chandler chipped in with 14 points. Jason Kidd had 8 assists for the Knicks, while Tyson Chandler was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
The Suns got a 36-point performance from Jared Dudley, who was supported by 13 points from Marcin Gortat. Shannon Brown had 4 assists in a losing cause for Phoenix, while Marcin Gortat grabbed 9 rebounds.
New York led at halftime, 54-44.
The rebound battle favored New York as they grabbed 41 boards, while Phoenix only had 38.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Sacramento looking for another win. For Phoenix, they head on the road to face Indiana.