Golden State Falls 89-84 to Knicks - Recap
The Knicks grabbed an 89-84 win over the Warriors on Sunday, behind a 21-point effort from J.R. Smith at Oracle Arena.
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 201.5.
New York got 19 points from Carmelo Anthony and another 15 points from Amar'e Stoudemire. Raymond Felton contributed 4 assists, while Amar'e Stoudemire cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Golden State got 32 points from Stephen Curry in a losing cause and another 15 points from Klay Thompson. Andre Iguodala contributed 6 assists for the Warriors, while Jermaine O'Neal had 12 rebounds.
New York led at halftime, 56-44.
Golden State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 46-40.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Jazz. The Warriors will aim to get back on the winning track at Dallas.