New York 90, Indiana 80

Date - Sunday, April 14, 2013 3:30 PM
Location - Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
Officials - #38 Michael Smith, #9 Derrick Stafford, #31 Scott Wall
Attendance - 19033

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Indiana 15 25 20 20 80
New York 23 24 22 21 90

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Indiana 49-31 30-10 19-21 L2
New York 53-27 30-10 23-17 W2

Recap

Knicks 90, Pacers 80: Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points to help host New York defeat Indiana to clinch the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference.

Chris Copeland tallied 20 points and J.R. Smith added 15 as the Knicks won for the 15th time in 16 games. New York is the second seed in the East for the first time since 1994.

Lance Stephenson scored 22 points and David West added 17 for the Pacers, who clinched the No. 3 seed when Brooklyn lost to Toronto.

The Knicks led by double digits most of the final quarter. A 3-pointer by Smith boosted New York’s lead to 84-69 with 5:38 remaining and the Pacers were unable to make a late charge.

New York led 41-21 after a three-pointer by Steve Novak with 7:03 left in the first half. Indiana rallied to pull within seven at halftime and trailed 69-60 entering the final 12 minutes.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Anthony left the contest with a left shoulder contusion but the injury isn’t considered serious. His streak of 30-point games ended at seven. … Indiana C Roy Hibbert had just four points in 28 minutes and drew a flagrant 1 foul. … New York has won 30 home games for the first time since the 2000-01 campaign.

Top Game Performances

Indiana   New York
Lance Stephenson 22 Scoring Carmelo Anthony 25
Paul George 11 Assists Jason Kidd 5
Roy Hibbert 10 Rebounds J.R. Smith 8
David West 7 Free Throws Made Carmelo Anthony 5
Paul George 2 Steals Jason Kidd 4
Roy Hibbert 3 Blocks Solomon Jones 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Indiana 80 43.1 8-28 16-26 20 45 3 6 26
New York 90 42.7 11-31 9-11 15 32 2 11 12

Upcoming Games

  • New York will play their next game on the road against Charlotte. The Knicks have a W/L % of .679 after a win and .630 after a loss.
  • Indiana will play their next game on the road against Boston . The Pacers have a W/L % of .571 after a win and .677 after a loss.