Knicks Top Struggling Magic – Carmelo Anthony Sets Knicks Record
Carmelo Anthony scored exactly 20 points to become the first Knick to score at least 20 in 30 consecutive games, helping New York take down Orlando 113-97 on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden.
While ‘Melo grabs the headline by setting a new franchise mark, the bigger story may be the success the team’s two other stars had on Wednesday.
Amar’e Stoudemire and Tyson Chandler combined for 35 points, shooting 17-18 from the field. The Knicks got 15 points and nine assists from Raymond Felton with J.R. Smith and Pablo Prigioni each scored 11.
J.J. Redick led all scorers with 29 as Orlando dropped its seventh straight. Jameer Nelson added 21 more for the Magic.
The Knicks (28-15) will host the Bucks on Friday night at MSG.