Carmelo Anthony finished with 29 points and added 8 rebounds to lead the New York Knicks to a victory over the Miami Heat, 102-92. The Knicks put together a very efficient performance, turning it over on only 10 possessions while totaling 25 assists. This is the third win in a row for New York (13-22).
Anthony shot 12-24, including 3-8 from three-point range. Other top contributors for New York included Andrea Bargnani with 19 points and 5 rebounds, Amare Stoudemire with 14 points and 11 rebounds, and Raymond Felton with 13 points and 14 assists. LeBron James had another big game for Miami in the loss, putting up 32 points on 12-17 shooting (1-4 on 3-point attempts), in addition to going 7-11 from the free throw line.
This loss snaps a three-game winning streak for Miami, dropping them to 27-9 on the year.
Coming up, the Knicks take on the Philadelphia 76ers, who are 12-23 on the season. The Heat match up against the Brooklyn Nets, currently sitting at 14-21 this year. The Heat have a 0-1 record against Brooklyn this season.
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