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New York Defeats Milwaukee 96-86 - Recap

New York got 25 points from Carmelo Anthony en route to a 96-86 victory over Milwaukee on Friday at Madison Square Garden.

New York was the ATS victor, as they covered the 4.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 206.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

New York got 17 points from Amar'e Stoudemire and another 17 points from J.R. Smith. Raymond Felton contributed 8 assists, while Tyson Chandler cleaned the glass with 20 rebounds.

The Bucks got a 19-point performance from Ersan Ilyasova, who was supported by 16 points from Monta Ellis. Brandon Jennings had 6 assists in a losing cause for Milwaukee, while Larry Sanders grabbed 10 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Milwaukee were victorious, as the score was 53-47 at the break.

New York won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 50-40.

New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Kings. The Bucks will aim to get back on the winning track vs Orlando.