Magic Fall 103-98 Against New York - Game Recap
New York earned a 103-98 victory over Orlando on Monday, getting 19 points from Carmelo Anthony at Amway Center.
New York won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 193.5.
J.R. Smith had 18 points for New York and Andrea Bargnani chipped in with 13 points. Beno Udrih had 6 assists for the Knicks, while Tyson Chandler was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
The Magic got a 26-point performance from Arron Afflalo, who was supported by 20 points from Glen Davis. Jameer Nelson had 10 assists in a losing cause for Orlando, while Nikola Vucevic grabbed 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New York were victorious, as the score was 65-41 at the break.
New York had a 47-44 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
New York heads into a battle against the Thunder. Orlando, meanwhile, will have their next action against Detroit.