New York 100, Brooklyn 97

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York
Officials - #27 Dick Bavetta, #55 Bill Kennedy, #79 Kevin Scott
Attendance - 17732

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New York 16 33 25 26 100
Brooklyn 30 23 26 18 97

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New York 16-5 8-0 8-5 W2
Brooklyn 11-9 7-5 4-4 L5

Recap


Knicks 100, Nets 97: Carmelo Anthony scored a season-high 45 points and Jason Kidd buried the winning 3-pointer with 24.1 seconds to play as visiting New York handed Brooklyn its fifth consecutive defeat.

Anthony had 15 points in the final quarter to put the Knicks in position for Kidd's dagger, his sixth 3-pointer of the game. Kidd finished with 18 points, connecting on 6 of 8 shots from behind the arc.

J.R. Smith had 16 points off the bench for New York, which erased an early 17-point deficit to win for the seventh time in eight games and avenge an overtime loss in Brooklyn last month.

Andray Blatche scored 23 points and Deron Williams had 18 points and 10 assists for the Nets, who have lost four straight at home and remain winless in December despite shooting 52.9 percent.

New York trailed by six points with eight minutes to play before Anthony scored nine points in a 12-4 run to give his team only its second lead of the game at 93-91 with 2:45 to play. The Nets had two chances to tie in the final seconds but Gerald Wallace and Williams both misfired on 3-point attempts.

GAME NOTEBOOK: C Brook Lopez, the Nets' leading scorer, missed his sixth consecutive game with a sprained right foot. ... Anthony had his third 30-point game on the road - and two have come at the Barclays Center - for the Knicks, who were 14-for-28 from 3-point range. ... Nets F Reggie Evans made his second straight start in place of Kris Humphries and grabbed a season-high 18 rebounds.

Top Game Performances

New York   Brooklyn
Carmelo Anthony 45 Scoring Andray Blatche 23
Raymond Felton 7 Assists Deron Williams 10
Tyson Chandler 7 Rebounds Reggie Evans 18
Carmelo Anthony 10 Free Throws Made Gerald Wallace 7
Ronnie Brewer 1 Steals Andray Blatche 2
Rasheed Wallace 2 Blocks Joe Johnson 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New York 100 46.2 14-28 14-18 20 35 2 5 10
Brooklyn 97 52.9 4-18 21-28 21 37 3 5 12

Upcoming Games

  • Brooklyn will play their next game on the road against Toronto. The Nets have a W/L % of .727 after a win and .333 after a loss.
  • New York will play their next game at home against L.A. Lakers. The Knicks have a W/L % of .750 after a win and .800 after a loss.