Philadelphia 92, New York 97

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 7:00 PM
Location - Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Officials - #48 Scott Foster, # Josh Tiven, #49 Tom Washington
Attendance - 18375

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New York 26 23 29 19 97
Philadelphia 19 22 24 27 92

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New York 40-38 23-17 17-21 W5
Philadelphia 40-39 25-13 15-26 L3

Recap


Carmelo Anthony led the way with 31 points and 11 rebounds as the visiting New York Knicks took over the No. 6 spot in the Eastern Conference with a 97-92 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday.

Amar’e Stoudemire added 18 points, six rebounds and seven assists for the Knicks (40-38), who have won five in a row to move one-half game ahead of the 76ers (40-39) and into sixth with four games left in the regular season.

Philadelphia, which has dropped three straight, has three games remaining.

New York tried to run away with it, leading by as much as 19 points in the third quarter. They were still ahead by 12 after Stoudemire hit a jumper with 9:18 left in the fourth.

That’s when the 76ers began to make their move, getting six straight points from Thaddeus Young before Jodie Meeks gave them their first lead of the second half, 88-87, with 2:46 remaining.

Toney Douglas stopped the bleeding at the 1:47 mark, burying a 3-pointer to give New York back the lead. Douglas would hit four free throws in the final minute and Anthony added a 3-pointer with 11.4 seconds left to seal it.

Top Game Performances

New York   Philadelphia
Carmelo Anthony 31 Scoring Thaddeus Young 25
Amar'e Stoudemire 7 Assists Jrue Holiday 8
Carmelo Anthony 11 Rebounds Elton Brand 9
Toney Douglas 4 Free Throws Made Jodie Meeks 5
Chauncey Billups 1 Steals Jodie Meeks 2
Amar'e Stoudemire 3 Blocks Elton Brand 4

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New York 97 41.4 11-31 14-19 21 48 9 3 9
Philadelphia 92 41.3 2-18 14-22 20 49 5 2 9

Upcoming Games

  • Philadelphia will play their next game at home against Toronto. The 76ers have a W/L % of .463 after a win and .553 after a loss.
  • New York will play their next game on the road against New Jersey . The Knicks have a W/L % of .615 after a win and .410 after a loss.
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