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Phoenix Falls 98-96 to Knicks - Recap

Carmelo Anthony scored 29 points and chipped in with 16 rebounds for New York on Monday, leading the Knicks to a 98-96 victory over Phoenix at Madison Square Garden.

New York did not, however, defeat the Suns against the spread, which closed at 4 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 198.5.

New York got 19 points from Raymond Felton and another 10 points from Andrea Bargnani. Carmelo Anthony contributed 4 assists, while Carmelo Anthony cleaned the glass with 16 rebounds.

The Suns got a 28-point performance from Goran Dragic, who was supported by 21 points from Leandro Barbosa. Goran Dragic had 4 assists in a losing cause for Phoenix, while Miles Plumlee grabbed 11 rebounds.

New York led at halftime, 52-43.

New York won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 53-49.

New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bobcats. The Suns will aim to get back on the winning track vs Los Angeles.