New York 105, Indiana 79

Date - Tuesday, May 7, 2013 7:00 PM
Location - Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
Officials - #33 Sean Corbin, #17 Joe Crawford, #9 Derrick Stafford
Attendance - 19033

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Indiana 20 22 24 13 79
New York 29 18 25 33 105

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Indiana 49-32 30-11 19-21 L1
New York 54-28 31-10 23-18 W1

Recap

Knicks 105, Pacers 79: Carmelo Anthony led the way with 32 points and nine rebounds as New York exploded late and evened the Eastern Conference semifinals with visiting Indiana at 1-1.

Iman Shumpert had 15 points and Raymond Felton added 14 for the Knicks, who scored the first 20 points of the fourth quarter and dominated the final 16 minutes. Game 3 will be Saturday in Indianapolis.

Paul George scored 20 points and David West had 13 for the Pacers, who were outscored 33-13 in the fourth quarter and committed 21 turnovers which led to 32 points.

New York bridged the third and fourth quarters with a 36-4 run that turned a two-point deficit into a blowout. Anthony had 16 points during the burst, including a 3-pointer with 6:03 left that pushed it to 90-66 and caused Indiana to call a timeout and empty the bench.

The Pacers battled back from a 13-point deficit to take their first lead of the game at 61-60 with 4:20 left in the third. George Hill’s 3-pointer on the next possession gave Indiana a 64-62 edge, but it would not record another field goal until Orlando Johnson hit a 3-pointer with 3:09 left - a span of 12 minutes and 19 seconds.

GAME NOTEBOOK: After being dominated in the paint in Game 1, New York outrebounded the Pacers 37-35 and outscored them in the paint 52-40 in Game 2. … Knicks G J.R. Smith went 3-for-15 from the field and is 15-for-57 over the last four contests. … Indiana C Roy Hibbert was held to six points but collected 12 rebounds and four blocks.

Top Game Performances

Indiana   New York
Paul George 20 Scoring Carmelo Anthony 32
George Hill 7 Assists Jason Kidd 4
Roy Hibbert 12 Rebounds Carmelo Anthony 9
David West 5 Free Throws Made Carmelo Anthony 4
Lance Stephenson 2 Steals Carmelo Anthony 2
Roy Hibbert 4 Blocks Kenyon Martin 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Indiana 79 45.5 8-25 11-18 19 35 5 4 21
New York 105 49.4 10-30 7-10 20 37 4 11 7

Upcoming Games

  • New York will play their next game on the road against Indiana. The Knicks have a W/L % of .667 after a win and .643 after a loss.
  • Indiana will play their next game at home against New York. The Pacers have a W/L % of .571 after a win and .656 after a loss.