New York Defeats Washington 96-88 - Recap

New York Defeats Washington 96-88 - Recap

Washington was victimized by Carmelo Anthony for 30 points as the Knicks defeated the Wizards 96-88 in NBA action on Friday.

New York won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 193.5.

New York got 23 points from Raymond Felton and another 13 points from J.R. Smith. Jason Kidd contributed 5 assists, while J.R. Smith cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.

Washington got 29 points from Bradley Beal in a losing cause and another 16 points from John Wall. John Wall contributed 6 assists for the Wizards, while Bradley Beal had 11 rebounds.

New York led at halftime, 54-48.

Washington won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-41.

New York heads into a battle against the Heat. Washington, meanwhile, will have their next action against Philadelphia.