New York Defeats Orlando 114-106 - Recap
Carmelo Anthony went off for 40 points and added 6 rebounds leading New York to a 114-106 win over Orlando on Saturday at Amway Center.
New York won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 195.5.
New York got 18 points from J.R. Smith and another 15 points from Jason Kidd. Jason Kidd contributed 7 assists, while Tyson Chandler cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Orlando got 29 points from Jameer Nelson in a losing cause and another 29 points from Arron Afflalo. Jameer Nelson contributed 8 assists for the Magic, while Nikola Vucevic had 18 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New York were victorious, as the score was 59-55 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Orlando as they grabbed 45 boards, while New York only had 40.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Celtics. The Magic will aim to get back on the winning track at Portland.