Recap - Knicks Defeat Toronto 95-92
The Raptors were burned for 30 points by J.R. Smith on Wednesday as the Knicks picked up a 95-92 win at Madison Square Garden.
Bettors who backed the Knicks were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 6 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 197.5.
New York got 18 points from Tim Hardaway Jr. and another 15 points from Toure' Murry. Pablo Prigioni contributed 3 assists, while Cole Aldrich cleaned the glass with 16 rebounds.
The Raptors got a 22-point performance from Kyle Lowry, who was supported by 13 points from Greivis Vasquez. Kyle Lowry had 5 assists in a losing cause for Toronto, while Tyler Hansbrough grabbed 9 rebounds.
New York trailed at halftime, 57-44.
The rebound battle favored Toronto as they grabbed 48 boards, while New York only had 36.