New York 115, Indiana 100

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, March 16, 2012 7:30 PM
Location - Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
Officials - #31 Scott Wall, #57 Greg Willard, #65 Sean Wright
Attendance - 19763

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Indiana 14 17 27 42 100
New York 24 26 38 27 115

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Indiana 25-17 13-5 12-12 L1
New York 20-24 13-10 7-14 W2

Recap


KNICKS 115, PACERS 100: Tyson Chandler and J.R. Smith led five Knicks in double figures with 16 points apiece as New York routed visiting Indiana for its first winning streak in more than a month.

The Knicks crushed Portland 121-79 in interim coach Mike Woodson's debut Wednesday and were nearly as dominant against the Pacers.

The Knicks had not won two in a row since Feb. 15, when they won seven straight. The teams play again Saturday night in Indiana.

Jeremy Lin had 13 points, five rebounds and five assists for New York, while Carmelo Anthony and Steve Novak each scored 12.

Darren Collison led Indiana with 15 points. A.J. Price scored 14, Dahntay Jones added 13 and Tyler Hansbrough and George Hill had 12 each. Danny Granger scored nine, snapping a 12-game streak in double figures.

New York led wire to wire and seemingly could do no wrong against the Pacers, going ahead by 32 at one point. The Knicks had 52 points in the paint to 32 for Indiana.

Lin sank a 3-pointer at the end of the second quarter to give the Knicks a 50-31 cushion. Chandler had 12 points in the first half and Lin nine.

GAME NOTEBOOK:
New York guard Baron Davis left in the second quarter with a strained right hamstring. Davis, who scored eight points, sat out the first seven weeks of the season with a back injury. ... Leandro Barbosa, acquired Thursday from Toronto, could make his debut for the Pacers on Saturday night. ... Indiana committed 18 turnovers, leading to 27 New York points.

Top Game Performances

Indiana   New York
Darren Collison 15 Scoring Tyson Chandler 16
Darren Collison 4 Assists Carmelo Anthony 5
Paul George 6 Rebounds Carmelo Anthony 7
Darren Collison 7 Free Throws Made Jeremy Lin 6
Darren Collison 1 Steals Iman Shumpert 3
Paul George 1 Blocks Tyson Chandler 4

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Indiana 100 39.5 8-19 28-34 17 39 2 4 18
New York 115 50.6 11-25 22-28 22 44 7 12 12

Upcoming Games

  • New York will play their next game on the road against Indiana. The Knicks have a W/L % of .550 after a win and .375 after a loss.
  • Indiana will play their next game at home against New York. The Pacers have a W/L % of .600 after a win and .588 after a loss.
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