New York 104, San Antonio 100

Boxscore | Recap
Thursday, November 15, 2012 8:30 PM
Location - AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas
Officials - #70 Brent Barnaky, #42 Eric Lewis, #23 Jason Phillips
Attendance - 18581

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New York 33 22 17 32 104
San Antonio 31 26 19 24 100

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New York 6-0 3-0 3-0 W6
San Antonio 7-2 3-1 4-1 L1

Recap

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.

Top Game Performances

New York   San Antonio
Raymond Felton 25 Scoring Tony Parker 19
Raymond Felton 7 Assists Tony Parker 12
Carmelo Anthony 12 Rebounds Tim Duncan 14
Tyson Chandler 5 Free Throws Made Tony Parker 5
Jason Kidd 2 Steals Kawhi Leonard 2
Jason Kidd 3 Blocks Tim Duncan 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New York 104 45.3 11-26 15-23 17 41 6 6 7
San Antonio 100 43.7 8-29 16-21 21 48 7 4 13

Upcoming Games

  • San Antonio will play their next game at home against Denver. The Spurs have a W/L % of .750 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
  • New York will play their next game on the road against Memphis . The Knicks have a W/L % of 1.000 after a win and .000 after a loss.