New York vs Atlanta Recap - Knicks Win 95-82
Carmelo Anthony poured in 40 points for New York on Wednesday, as they defeated Atlanta 95-82 at Philips Arena.
New York was the ATS victor, as they covered the 1.5-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 195.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
J.R. Smith had 19 points for New York and Raymond Felton chipped in with 14 points. Jason Kidd had 7 assists for the Knicks, while Kenyon Martin was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
The Hawks got a 25-point performance from Kyle Korver, who was supported by 15 points from Jeff Teague. Jeff Teague had 9 assists in a losing cause for Atlanta, while Josh Smith grabbed 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New York were victorious, as the score was 47-40 at the break.
The rebound battle favored New York as they grabbed 38 boards, while Atlanta only had 35.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Milwaukee looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head home to face Philadelphia.