New York 120, Washington 99

Date - Tuesday, April 9, 2013 7:30 PM
Location - Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
Officials - #41 Ken Mauer, #79 Kevin Scott, #33 Zach Zarba
Attendance - 19033

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Washington 23 20 28 28 99
New York 36 22 37 25 120

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Washington 29-49 22-17 7-32 L2
New York 51-26 29-10 22-16 W13

Recap

Knicks 120, Wizards 99: Carmelo Anthony poured in 36 points and Iman Shumpert added 18 as host New York ran the league's longest active winning streak to 13 games. 

J.R. Smith and Chris Copeland each chipped in 17 points off the bench for the Knicks, who maintained a 2 1/2-game cushion over Indiana for the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference while winning their first Atlantic Division title since 1993-94.

John Wall scored 33 points and Cartier Martin added 16 off the bench for Washington, which has lost two straight and three of four. 

New York controlled things from the outset, as the Knicks never trailed and broke out to a 17-8 lead with an 8-0 spurt. They were up 36-23 after Copeland's buzzer-beating 3-pointer at the end of the first and extended it to 58-43 by halftime.

The Wizards didn't get closer than 13 in the second half, as New York stayed hot from 3-point range, finishing 20-for-36 from beyond the arc to tie a franchise record for made 3-pointers. 

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Knicks claimed three of four meetings this season and have beaten Washington 10 straight times in New York. … New York's 13-game winning streak is its longest since a 15-game run during the 1993-94 season. … Anthony is the first Knicks player with five straight games of 35 or more points since Bernard King in 1984-85. 

Top Game Performances

Washington   New York
John Wall 33 Scoring Carmelo Anthony 36
Nene 5 Assists Raymond Felton 8
Emeka Okafor 8 Rebounds Chris Copeland 9
John Wall 11 Free Throws Made Carmelo Anthony 7
Kevin Seraphin 2 Steals Raymond Felton 2
Kevin Seraphin 2 Blocks Kenyon Martin 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Washington 99 45.5 8-20 21-30 18 38 2 6 13
New York 120 56.2 20-36 10-14 26 39 3 7 13

Upcoming Games

  • New York will play their next game on the road against Chicago. The Knicks have a W/L % of .686 after a win and .615 after a loss.
  • Washington will play their next game at home against Miami. The Wizards have a W/L % of .414 after a win and .347 after a loss.