New York 102, Atlanta 90

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 7:30 PM
Location - Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
Officials - #73 Ed Malloy, #71 Rodney Mott, # Haywoode Workman
Attendance - 19763

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Atlanta 19 26 20 25 90
New York 26 26 26 24 102

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Atlanta 34-21 17-9 17-12 L1
New York 28-26 15-12 13-14 W2

Recap


Amar’e Stoudemire returned from a one-game hiatus and scored 23 points as the New York Knicks stopped the visiting Atlanta Hawks 102-90 on Wednesday night.

Danilo Gallinari added 17 points, nine rebounds and three 3-pointers for the Knicks, who have won two straight after losing four of five and 11 of 15. Stoudemire, who missed Saturday’s win against New Jersey with a toe injury, shot 8 of 17 and added seven rebounds.

Marvin Williams scored 17 points and Mike Bibby had 15 as Atlanta dropped to 1-1 on its seven-game road trip and 17-12 away from Philips Arena this season.

Stoudemire and Raymond Felton combined for 23 points and eight assists in the opening 24 minutes to provide New York a 52-45 lead. Gallinari opened the second half with a 3-pointer, and the Knicks pushed the edge to 74-58 with 3:40 left in the third on a runner by Wilson Chandler. Atlanta didn’t threaten thereafter.

Hawks sixth man Jamal Crawford, who entered with just 21 points on 8-of-31 shooting over his previous four games, was 0 of 3 in the first half and finished 3 of 11 for seven points.

Top Game Performances

Atlanta   New York
Marvin Williams 17 Scoring Amar'e Stoudemire 23
Joe Johnson 6 Assists Raymond Felton 11
Al Horford 11 Rebounds Landry Fields 9
Zaza Pachulia 2 Free Throws Made Amar'e Stoudemire 7
Josh Smith 2 Steals Raymond Felton 2
Al Horford 1 Blocks Amar'e Stoudemire 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Atlanta 90 44.0 11-22 5-9 20 38 2 5 12
New York 102 48.1 9-23 17-21 25 44 7 7 13

Upcoming Games

  • New York will play their next game at home against Milwaukee. The Knicks have a W/L % of .630 after a win and .407 after a loss.
  • Atlanta will play their next game on the road against L.A. Lakers . The Hawks have a W/L % of .588 after a win and .667 after a loss.
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