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Philadelphia vs New York Wrap - New York Wins 85-79

Philadelphia vs New York Wrap - New York Wins 85-79

The 76ers were burned for 27 points by Carmelo Anthony on Wednesday as the Knicks picked up an 85-79 win at Madison Square Garden.

The Knicks were a 3.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 196.5.

New York got 20 points from Amar'e Stoudemire and another 13 points from Josh Harrellson. Carmelo Anthony contributed 5 assists, while Tyson Chandler cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.

Philadelphia got 16 points from Andre Iguodala in a losing cause and another 16 points from Evan Turner. Jrue Holiday contributed 4 assists for the 76ers, while Elton Brand had 10 rebounds.

New York led at halftime, 45-35.

New York had a 46-37 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.

Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Memphis looking for another win. For Philadelphia, they head home to face Washington.