Recap - Knicks Defeat Phoenix 106-99
|Recap - Knicks Defeat Phoenix 106-99|
The Knicks got a 34-point performance from Carmelo Anthony as New York handed Phoenix a 106-99 defeat on Sunday at Madison Square Garden.
New York won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 11.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 200.5.
New York got 23 points from Raymond Felton and another 15 points from Tyson Chandler. Raymond Felton contributed 7 assists, while Tyson Chandler cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Phoenix got 18 points from Marcin Gortat in a losing cause and another 17 points from Shannon Brown. Goran Dragic contributed 5 assists for the Suns, while Marcin Gortat had 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New York were victorious, as the score was 59-42 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Phoenix as they grabbed 45 boards, while New York only had 43.
New York heads into a battle against the Bobcats. Phoenix, meanwhile, will have their next action against Memphis.