Charlotte 87, New York 91

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, January 9, 2012 7:30 PM
Location - Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
Officials - #19 James Capers, #35 Kane Fitzgerald, #62 Brian Forte
Attendance - 19763

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Charlotte 21 24 20 22 87
New York 24 26 22 19 91

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Charlotte 2-7 1-3 1-4 L3
New York 5-4 2-2 3-2 W3

Recap


Amar’e Stoudemire had 25 points and 12 rebounds and Carmelo Anthony scored 22 as the New York Knicks notched a 91-87 victory over the visiting Charlotte Bobcats on Monday.

Tyson Chandler added 20 points and 13 rebounds for New York (5-4), which won its third consecutive contest.

Boris Diaw had 19 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists for Charlotte (2-7), which lost its third straight game since beating the Knicks at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday.

Charlotte’s D.J. Augustin missed a game-tying 3-point attempt with one second remaining before Anthony hit one of two free throws to clinch it.

New York led 79-71 after Stoudemire’s basket with 6:48 remaining before the Bobcats went on an 11-3 surge and tied the score on a 3-pointer by Augustin with 2:57 left.

Anthony scored back-to-back baskets as the Knicks regained the lead but Charlotte wouldn’t go away and moved within 88-87 on Augustin’s 3-pointer with 10 seconds left. Anthony hit two free throws prior to Augustin’s final miss.

D.J. White scored 15 points, Gerald Henderson added 14 and Augustin scored 12 for the Bobcats.

Charlotte scored the first 10 points but New York rallied to lead 24-21 by the end of the quarter. The Knicks had a 50-45 halftime advantage.

Top Game Performances

Charlotte   New York
Boris Diaw 19 Scoring Amar'e Stoudemire 25
Boris Diaw 7 Assists Carmelo Anthony 6
Boris Diaw 10 Rebounds Tyson Chandler 13
Kemba Walker 5 Free Throws Made Amar'e Stoudemire 11
Derrick Brown 1 Steals Tyson Chandler 3
Tyrus Thomas 2 Blocks Tyson Chandler 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Charlotte 87 41.5 7-19 12-15 21 49 3 4 17
New York 91 38.0 1-10 30-40 16 50 4 11 12

Upcoming Games

  • New York will play their next game at home against Philadelphia. The Knicks have a W/L % of .600 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Charlotte will play their next game at home against Houston. The Bobcats have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .286 after a loss.
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