Orlando vs New York Wrap - New York Wins 121-83
|Orlando vs New York Wrap - New York Wins 121-83|
New York cruised to victory on Friday, running Orlando out of the gym and running up a 121-83 score at Madison Square Garden.
Bettors who backed the Knicks were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 5.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 194.5.
New York got 20 points from Carmelo Anthony and another 17 points from Andrea Bargnani. Pablo Prigioni contributed 6 assists, while Carmelo Anthony cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
The Magic got a 20-point performance from Arron Afflalo, who was supported by 17 points from Victor Oladipo. Jameer Nelson had 9 assists in a losing cause for Orlando, while Glen Davis grabbed 9 rebounds.
The Knicks hit the break leading 59-54 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored New York as they grabbed 45 boards, while Orlando only had 31.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Boston looking for another win. For Orlando, they head on the road to face Houston.