New York 100, Charlotte 98

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, North Carolina
Officials - #74 Curtis Blair, #45 Brian Forte, #13 Monty McCutchen
Attendance - 18097

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New York 26 25 21 28 100
Charlotte 24 29 22 23 98

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New York 13-4 7-0 6-4 W4
Charlotte 7-10 5-6 2-4 L5

Recap


Knicks 100, Bobcats 98: J.R. Smith drilled a step-back jumper as time expired to help visiting New York record its fourth straight victory.

Carmelo Anthony scored 20 points in the first half but missed his first 10 shots from the field in the second. Anthony finished with 23 points before exiting after lacerating the middle finger on his left hand while diving into the bench to save a loose ball.

Tyson Chandler collected 18 points and 17 rebounds while former Bobcat Raymond Felton added 17 points. The Knicks evened their road record at 5-5 heading into Thursday's tilt with defending champion Miami.

Felton forced a five-second violation and tied the game at 98-98 with a driving layup. New York forced another turnover before Smith drove to his left and launched a high-arching shot that hit nothing but net.

Kemba Walker had 25 points and a career-high 11 assists while Gerald Henderson scored 11 of his 18 points in the fourth quarter for the Bobcats, who have lost five in a row.

GAME NOTEBOOK: New York veteran G Jason Kidd scored seven points in his return from lower back spasms. ... Charlotte amassed a 53-51 lead at intermission primarily on the strength of a 32-18 edge in points in the paint. ... The Knicks put up 41 shots from beyond the arc. Conversely, Charlotte attempted just 16 3-pointers.

Top Game Performances

New York   Charlotte
Carmelo Anthony 23 Scoring Kemba Walker 25
Raymond Felton 9 Assists Kemba Walker 11
Tyson Chandler 17 Rebounds Bismack Biyombo 12
Carmelo Anthony 4 Free Throws Made Kemba Walker 7
Carmelo Anthony 3 Steals Ben Gordon 1
Jason Kidd 3 Blocks Bismack Biyombo 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New York 100 42.4 13-41 9-13 23 36 8 9 8
Charlotte 98 47.0 7-16 13-15 26 50 4 2 14

Upcoming Games

  • Charlotte will play their next game on the road against Milwaukee. The Bobcats have a W/L % of .429 after a win and .400 after a loss.
  • New York will play their next game on the road against Miami . The Knicks have a W/L % of .769 after a win and .750 after a loss.