New York Defeats Charlotte 91-87 - Recap
New York got 25 points and 12 rebounds from Amar'e Stoudemire en route to a 91-87 victory over Charlotte on Monday at Madison Square Garden.
New York did not, however, defeat the Bobcats against the spread, which closed at 10.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 200.5.
New York got 22 points from Carmelo Anthony and another 20 points from Tyson Chandler. Carmelo Anthony contributed 6 assists, while Tyson Chandler cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Charlotte got 19 points from Boris Diaw in a losing cause and another 15 points from DJ White. Boris Diaw contributed 7 assists for the Bobcats, while Boris Diaw had 10 rebounds.
New York led at halftime, 50-45.
The rebound battle favored New York as they grabbed 50 boards, while Charlotte only had 49.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Charlotte, they head home to face Houston.