New York Defeats New Orleans 100-92 - Recap

New Orleans was victimized by Amar'e Stoudemire for 34 points as the Knicks defeated the Hornets 100-92 in NBA action on Friday.

The Knicks were a 5.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 204.5.

New York got 17 points from Raymond Felton and another 14 points from Wilson Chandler. Raymond Felton contributed 13 assists, while Amar'e Stoudemire cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

New Orleans got 21 points from Trevor Ariza in a losing cause and another 17 points from Chris Paul. Chris Paul contributed 10 assists for the Hornets, while Emeka Okafor had 14 rebounds.

New York led at halftime, 55-53.

New Orleans had a 47-39 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.

New York heads into a battle against the Raptors. New Orleans, meanwhile, will have their next action against San Antonio.