Same Result, Different Day
- Updated: November 6, 2012
The New York Knicks shot the lights out from three-point land (13 made threes) for the second night in a row as they beat the Philadelphia 76ers 110-88 in Philly. The Sixers stayed competitive throughout the first half, scoring 48 points and was only down eight points by halftime.
The Knicks turned it up a notch in the second half by outscoring the Sixers 33-20 in the 3rd en route to a 89-68 lead going into the 4th. J.R. Smith (17 points off the bench, 10 in the 4th) put on a show in the last 12 minutes with athletic dunks and numerous long range jump shots.
Carmelo Anthony led all scorers with 21 points and also grabbed seven rebounds. Five other Knicks scored in double figures, including the Philadelphia native, Rasheed Wallace who scored 10 points off the bench.
On the positive side, Philadelphia’s bench outscored New York’s bench 45-43. Jrue Holiday led all Sixers scorers with 17 and added eight assists.
Thaddeus Young posted a double-double with 14 points and 10 boards. The Sixers go back on the road when they head to New Orleans to play Anthony Davis and the Hornets on Wednesday, Nov. 7.