Hawks Fall 98-92 Against New York - Game Recap
The Knicks got a 33-point performance from Chris Copeland as New York handed Atlanta a 98-92 defeat on Wednesday at Madison Square Garden.
New York won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 193.5.
James White had 20 points for New York and Iman Shumpert chipped in with 18 points. Iman Shumpert had 8 assists for the Knicks, while Earl Barron was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 18 boards.
Atlanta got 23 points from Mike Scott in a losing cause and another 20 points from John Jenkins. Shelvin Mack contributed 4 assists for the Hawks, while Mike Scott had 14 rebounds.
The Knicks hit the break leading 45-39 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Atlanta as they grabbed 53 boards, while New York only had 50.