New York 112, Oklahoma City 98

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 7:30 PM
Location - Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
Officials - # Curtis Blair, #43 Dan Crawford, #42 Eric Lewis
Attendance - 19763

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Oklahoma City 28 27 23 20 98
New York 27 36 27 22 112

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Oklahoma City 20-10 10-5 10-5 L1
New York 17-12 7-7 10-5 W1

Recap

Amar'e Stoudemire scored 23 points and Wilson Chandler added 21, helping the New York Knicks snap a three-game losing streak with a 112-98 home victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night.
 
The Knicks (17-12) were coming off a week in which they had back-to-back losses at Madison Square Garden to Boston and Miami in addition to losing in overtime at Cleveland on Saturday.
 
A three-day break and a return to the Garden made a difference for New York, which shot 49 percent (42-of-86) from the field, including 10-of-21 3-pointers.
 
The Knicks took the lead midway through the second quarter and used two second-half runs to open up the game.

Leading 71-61 early in the third quarter, New York scored nine straight points. The Thunder scored the first basket of the fourth quarter to cut the deficit to 90-80, but the Knicks went on a 7-0 spurt to widen the advantage to 17 points.
 
Landry Fields scored 14 points for the Knicks. Danilo Gallinari added 13 and Raymond Felton 12.
 
Kevin Durant scored 26 points and Russell Westbrook added 23 for the the Thunder (20-10), who had won six of seven but showed the effects of playing in Charlotte on Tuesday night, shooting 39 percent (38-of-97).

Top Game Performances

Oklahoma City   New York
Kevin Durant 26 Scoring Amar'e Stoudemire 23
Russell Westbrook 5 Assists Raymond Felton 10
Serge Ibaka 8 Rebounds Landry Fields 10
Kevin Durant 7 Free Throws Made Amar'e Stoudemire 9
James Harden 2 Steals Landry Fields 2
Nick Collison 1 Blocks Amar'e Stoudemire 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Oklahoma City 98 39.2 3-17 19-25 15 53 6 7 14
New York 112 48.8 10-21 18-21 30 43 9 6 11

Upcoming Games

  • New York will play their next game at home against Chicago. The Knicks have a W/L % of .750 after a win and .385 after a loss.
  • Oklahoma City will play their next game at home against Denver. The Thunder have a W/L % of .550 after a win and .900 after a loss.
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