Recap - Knicks Defeat Dallas 92-80
|Recap - Knicks Defeat Dallas 92-80|
New York got 19 points from Carmelo Anthony en route to a 92-80 victory over Dallas on Sunday at American Airlines Center.
Bettors who backed the Knicks were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 6.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 202.5.
New York got 14 points from Kenyon Martin and another 13 points from Andrea Bargnani. Beno Udrih contributed 8 assists, while Carmelo Anthony cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Dallas got 18 points from Dirk Nowitzki in a losing cause and another 13 points from Monta Ellis. Jose Calderon contributed 6 assists for the Mavericks, while Dirk Nowitzki had 9 rebounds.
The Knicks hit the break leading 52-35 before taking care of business in the second half.
New York had a 47-34 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Pistons. The Mavericks will aim to get back on the winning track vs Los Angeles.