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New York vs Orlando Recap - Knicks Win 96-80

Carmelo Anthony scored 19 points leading the Knicks to a 96-80 victory over Orlando at Amway Center on Thursday.

New York was an underdog by 2.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 188.5.

New York got 15 points from Toney Douglas and another 15 points from J.R. Smith. J.R. Smith contributed 9 assists, while Tyson Chandler cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.

Orlando got 16 points from Jason Richardson in a losing cause and another 15 points from Glen Davis. Jameer Nelson contributed 5 assists for the Magic, while Dwight Howard had 8 rebounds.

The Knicks hit the break leading 56-44 before taking care of business in the second half.

New York won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-35.

New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bulls. The Magic will aim to get back on the winning track at Philadelphia.