New York 104, New Jersey 95

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 7:30 PM
Location - Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey
Officials - #27 Dick Bavetta, #75 Eric Dalen, #63 Derek Richardson
Attendance - 18711

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New York 38 26 14 26 104
New Jersey 22 25 24 24 95

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New York 33-29 21-11 12-18 W2
New Jersey 22-41 9-23 13-18 L3

Recap


KNICKS 104, NETS 95:
Carmelo Anthony scored a game-high 33 points and Tyson Chandler had a double-double to lead visiting New York to its fourth win in the last five games.

Anthony, who was coming off his second career triple-double against the Celtics on Tuesday, exploded for 27 first-half points, draining all five of his 3-point attempts to give the Knicks a commanding 64-47 lead at the half.

Tyson Chandler was a force inside picking up 18 points and 10 rebounds and J.R. Smith, who dropped 25 points off the bench against Boston on Tuesday, had another strong effort off the pine contributing 15 points and eight boards for New York.

Gerald Wallace returned after missing four games with a leg injury to score a team-high 21 points for New Jersey, which has now dropped three consecutive games.

The Knicks improved to 15-5 under interim coach Mike Woodson.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Nets point guard Deron Williams (right calf) didn’t play. … Knicks guard Baron Davis (virus) didn’t play. … Injured Knicks forward Amar’e Stoudemire (back) was in good spirits pregame, and could return as early as Friday at Cleveland. … New York wins the season series with New Jersey 2-1.

Top Game Performances

New York   New Jersey
Carmelo Anthony 33 Scoring Gerald Wallace 21
Mike Bibby 8 Assists Sundiata Gaines 6
Tyson Chandler 10 Rebounds Kris Humphries 15
Tyson Chandler 8 Free Throws Made Gerald Wallace 6
Iman Shumpert 4 Steals Sundiata Gaines 1
Tyson Chandler 2 Blocks Kris Humphries 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New York 104 43.4 13-35 19-24 22 41 5 11 11
New Jersey 95 44.9 10-25 15-17 16 44 4 2 17

Upcoming Games

  • New Jersey will play their next game on the road against Milwaukee. The Nets have a W/L % of .227 after a win and .415 after a loss.
  • New York will play their next game on the road against Cleveland . The Knicks have a W/L % of .576 after a win and .483 after a loss.
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