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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.