New York 103, Detroit 80

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, January 7, 2012 7:30 PM
Location - The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Michigan
Officials - #46 Matt Boland, # Nick Buchert, #24 Mike Callahan
Attendance - 12044

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New York 25 39 22 17 103
Detroit 24 18 15 23 80

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New York 4-4 1-2 3-2 W2
Detroit 2-6 2-3 0-3 L3

Recap

Amar'e Stoudemire scored 22 points and the New York Knicks used a 16-0 run in the second quarter to rout the host Detroit Pistons 103-80 on Saturday night.
 
New York has won two straight games for the first time this season after losing four of five.
 
Brandon Knight led Detroit  with 19 points. The Pistons, who were blown out at Philadelphia on Friday, have lost three in a row.
 
New York needed a 3-pointer from Carmelo Anthony with 15.9 seconds remaining to defeat Washington on Friday. No late dramatics were necessary against the Pistons.
 
Mike Bibby's 3-pointer at the 9:20 mark of the second quarter put the Knicks ahead 35-32. Leading by four with 7:10 to play in the period, New York took control as Bibby hit two more 3-pointers while Stoudemire and Anthony scored six points apiece. The run gave New York a 55-35 lead at the 4:30 mark.
 
Anthony, who sustained a back injury Friday, scored 13 points. Bibby added 16 and made all four of his 3-point attempts.

Greg Monroe scored 15 points for the Pistons. Point guard Rodney Stuckey missed his second straight game with a strained groin.

Top Game Performances

New York   Detroit
Amar'e Stoudemire 22 Scoring Brandon Knight 19
Carmelo Anthony 7 Assists Brandon Knight 4
Tyson Chandler 9 Rebounds Will Bynum 6
Amar'e Stoudemire 6 Free Throws Made Jason Maxiell 7
Tyson Chandler 3 Steals Brandon Knight 3
Carmelo Anthony 3 Blocks Ben Wallace 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New York 103 47.0 8-28 17-20 26 48 5 12 12
Detroit 80 37.2 9-26 13-22 17 41 5 8 21

Upcoming Games

  • Detroit will play their next game on the road against Chicago. The Pistons have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .200 after a loss.
  • New York will play their next game at home against Charlotte. The Knicks have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .500 after a loss.
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