New York Defeats Charlotte 111-102 - Recap
J.R. Smith poured in 37 points for New York on Friday, as they defeated Charlotte 111-102 at Madison Square Garden.
New York won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 14-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 197.5.
New York got 32 points from Carmelo Anthony and another 18 points from Raymond Felton. Iman Shumpert contributed 5 assists, while Carmelo Anthony cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
The Bobcats got a 35-point performance from Gerald Henderson, who was supported by 16 points from Kemba Walker. Kemba Walker had 8 assists in a losing cause for Charlotte, while Bismack Biyombo grabbed 9 rebounds.
New York led at halftime, 69-47.
New York won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 37-34.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Celtics. The Bobcats will aim to get back on the winning track at Philadelphia.