Oklahoma City Falls 125-120 to Knicks - Recap
Carmelo Anthony went off for 36 points and added 12 rebounds leading New York to a 125-120 win over Oklahoma City on Sunday at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
New York won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 194.5.
New York got 22 points from J.R. Smith and another 16 points from Raymond Felton. Raymond Felton contributed 8 assists, while Carmelo Anthony cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Oklahoma City got 37 points from Russell Westbrook in a losing cause and another 27 points from Kevin Durant. Russell Westbrook contributed 8 assists for the Thunder, while Russell Westbrook had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New York were victorious, as the score was 65-56 at the break.
New York won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-37.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Washington looking for another win. For Oklahoma City, they head on the road to face Utah.