New York 100, New Orleans 87

Date - Sunday, January 13, 2013 12:00 PM
Location - Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
Officials - #16 David Guthrie, #36 David Jones, #77 Karl Lane
Attendance - 19033

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New Orleans 29 12 25 21 87
New York 22 27 22 29 100

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New Orleans 11-26 6-13 5-13 L1
New York 24-13 14-5 10-8 W1


Knicks 100, Hornets 87: Carmelo Anthony overcame a slow start by scoring 27 points as host New York halted a three-game losing streak.

Chris Copeland added 22 points in his fourth start of the campaign as the Knicks snapped New Orleans' season-high four-game winning streak and beat the Hornets for the eighth time in nine meetings.

Steve Novak buried three 3-pointers in the fourth quarter - including a pair in a game-breaking 11-0 run - and Amar'e Stoudemire had 12 points as New York averted a third straight home loss.

Eric Gordon scored 12 of his 22 points in the opening 12 minutes and rookie Anthony Davis added 13 for New Orleans, which struggled from the perimeter and connected on only 4 of 23 attempts from behind the arc.

Anthony had only two points on 1-for-8 shooting in the opening quarter, but he scored all of New York's points in a 16-7 run over the final 4:37 of the first half to give the Knicks a 49-41 edge at the break. New York led by five early in the fourth before Novak hit from long range twice in an 11-0 spurt that built the lead to 84-68.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Copeland scored 11 points in the first quarter and finished 4-for-8 from 3-point range. ... Hornets PG Greivis Vasquez, who entered the game with three straight double-doubles, finished with 11 points and six assists. ... Knicks C Tyson Chandler scored only five points but pulled down 14 rebounds and blocked three shots.

Top Game Performances

New Orleans   New York
Eric Gordon 22 Scoring Carmelo Anthony 27
Greivis Vasquez 6 Assists Jason Kidd 8
Al-Farouq Aminu 11 Rebounds Tyson Chandler 14
Eric Gordon 7 Free Throws Made Carmelo Anthony 7
Eric Gordon 2 Steals J.R. Smith 2
Al-Farouq Aminu 2 Blocks Tyson Chandler 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New Orleans 87 40.2 4-23 17-22 14 47 4 6 16
New York 100 43.2 11-30 19-25 24 45 5 6 9

Upcoming Games

  • New York will play their next game on the road against Detroit. The Knicks have a W/L % of .625 after a win and .692 after a loss.
  • New Orleans will play their next game on the road against Philadelphia . The Pelicans have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .280 after a loss.
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