Atlanta Falls 106-104 to Knicks - Recap
Atlanta was victimized by Carmelo Anthony for 42 points as the Knicks defeated the Hawks 106-104 in NBA action on Sunday.
New York won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 5.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 194.5.
New York got 18 points from Amar'e Stoudemire and another 18 points from J.R. Smith. Raymond Felton contributed 10 assists, while Amar'e Stoudemire cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
The Hawks got a 27-point performance from Jeff Teague, who was supported by 20 points from Josh Smith. Jeff Teague had 6 assists in a losing cause for Atlanta, while Kyle Korver grabbed 7 rebounds.
The rebound battle favored Atlanta as they grabbed 30 boards, while New York only had 26.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Orlando looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head home to face Toronto.