New York Defeats New Jersey 120-116 - Recap
Carmelo Anthony poured in 39 points for New York on Wednesday, as they defeated New Jersey 120-116 at Madison Square Garden.
The Knicks earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 8-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 211.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Chauncey Billups had 33 points for New York and Amar'e Stoudemire chipped in with 23 points. Chauncey Billups had 6 assists for the Knicks, while Carmelo Anthony was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
New Jersey got 30 points from Anthony Morrow in a losing cause and another 26 points from Brook Lopez. Deron Williams contributed 8 assists for the Nets, while Kris Humphries had 14 rebounds.
New York trailed at halftime, 68-58.
New Jersey won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 51-39.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Cavaliers. The Nets will aim to get back on the winning track at Philadelphia.