Philadelphia vs New York Wrap - New York Wins 100-84
New York got 27 points from Carmelo Anthony en route to a 100-84 victory over Philadelphia on Sunday at Madison Square Garden.
Bettors who backed the Knicks were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 3.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 187.5.
New York got 20 points from J.R. Smith and another 12 points from Jason Kidd. Jason Kidd contributed 6 assists, while J.R. Smith cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
The 76ers got a 27-point performance from Jrue Holiday, who was supported by 16 points from Thaddeus Young. Jrue Holiday had 7 assists in a losing cause for Philadelphia, while Evan Turner grabbed 11 rebounds.
The Knicks hit the break leading 57-44 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Philadelphia as they grabbed 41 boards, while New York only had 39.