Knicks 104, Spurs 100: Raymond Felton scored a season-high 25 points to go with seven assists and Jason Kidd hit three 3-pointers in the fourth quarter as visiting New York rallied to snap a nine-game losing streak at San Antonio and remain the NBA's only undefeated team.
San Antonio (7-2) led 89-77 with seven minutes left and still had a 93-87 advantage with 4:28 to go before New York took control with a 15-2 run. J.R. Smith's 3-pointer put the Knicks ahead 97-95 with 1:47 left, and Kidd hit a 3 on the next possession to make it a five-point lead. Kidd scored nine of his 14 points in the fourth quarter.
The Knicks (6-0) won in spite of a rough night for star Carmelo Anthony, who entered the day averaging a league-best 26.8 points but was limited to nine points on 3-of-12 shooting. The bench picked up the slack with 34 points led by Smith with 17 and Rasheed Wallace with 10.
The loss snapped a three-game winning streak for the Spurs, who had a chance to lay claim to the league's best record. Tony Parker led San Antonio with 19 points and 12 assists, and Tim Duncan had 14 points and 14 rebounds for his 736th career double-double, the most among active players.
GAME NOTEBOOK: New York's last win in San Antonio came on March 18, 2003. The Knicks had averaged 88.6 points during the losing streak. … San Antonio lost for just the second time in its past 20 regular-season games and the third time in its past 25 home games, including the playoffs. … Spurs G Danny Green went 1-for-5 from 3-point range and has made a 3-pointer in 27 consecutive regular-season games, the longest active streak in the league.