LeBron James Rallies The Heat Past The Knicks At MSG
LeBron James’ steal and break away tomahawk-dunk sealed the Heat’s 99-93 comeback win over the Knicks at Madison Square Garden on Sunday.
James’ 29 points and 11 rebounds led Miami to their 14th straight victory, after trailing by 14 at the half.
New York was unstoppable in the second quarter, scoring 37 points, but Carmelo and company could only score 34 in the entire second half.
Anthony’s 32 points (9-19 FGs) paced the Knicks, who were looking for their third win over the Heat this season, and four consecutive victory overall.
Jason Kidd filled the stat sheet with 14 points, eight rebounds and six assists. J.R. Smith added 13, but shot 5-18 from the floor, including 3-14 from 3-point range.
Dwayne Wayne scored an even 20, while Chris Boss added 16 to help the Heat move to 43-14 on the season. Miami visits Minnesota on Monday.
The Knicks (35-21) will travel to Cleveland for a Monday night meeting with the Cavs.