Recap - Pelicans Defeat New York 103-99
|Recap - Pelicans Defeat New York 103-99|
The Knicks were burned for 31 points by Ryan Anderson on Sunday as the Pelicans picked up a 103-99 win at Madison Square Garden.
New Orleans won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 197.5.
Tyreke Evans had 24 points for New Orleans and Jrue Holiday chipped in with 11 points. Jrue Holiday had 9 assists for the Pelicans, while Ryan Anderson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.
The Knicks got a 23-point performance from Carmelo Anthony, who was supported by 21 points from Tim Hardaway Jr.. Raymond Felton had 8 assists in a losing cause for New York, while Carmelo Anthony grabbed 10 rebounds.
New Orleans trailed at halftime, 49-44.
The rebound battle favored New York as they grabbed 42 boards, while New Orleans only had 32.
New Orleans looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bulls. The Knicks will aim to get back on the winning track at Brooklyn.