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New York Knicks
Washington Wizards Tyson Chandler - Non-Displaced Fracture of the Right Fibula (OUT) BRADLEY BEAL - STRESS INJURY RIGHT FIBULA (OUT) Kenyon Martin - Strained Abdominal Muscle (QUEST) AL HARRINGTON - RIGHT KNEE SURGERY(OUT) Raymond Felton - Sore Left Hamstring (OUT) NENE - RIGHT FOOT TENDINITIS (QUEST)
Today in Knicks history
December 16, 1993 Patrick Ewing becomes the Knicks’ all-time leading scorer with his 14,618th career point, passing Walt Frazier (14,617). Ewing’s record-breaker is a 12-foot baseline jumper (Oakley assist) with 9:39 left in the third quarter of a 108-85 win over the Lakers at MSG.
November 23, 2013 After taking a 52-49 lead into the break, the turning point of the game came when the Knicks were outscored in the third quarter 27-17 and were never able to recover as they were defeated 98-89 by the Washington Wizards at the Verizon Center. Carmelo Anthony led the Knicks with 23 points and 12 rebounds over 41 with for a double-double. J.R. Smith posted 15 points and three rebounds over 30 minutes. Washington was paced by John Wall’s 31 points and seven assists over 40 minutes. Martell Webster added 19 points on 5-10 from down town. April 9, 2013 New York jumped out to a 36-23 lead after 12 minutes and never looked back as the Knicks cruised to a 120-99 victory over the Washington Wizards to extend its winning streak to 13-games. New York was led by Carmelo Anthony’s 36 points and eight rebounds over 31 minutes. Anthony ties Bernard King with his fifth straight 35-point performance. J.R. Smith recorded 17 points on 7-14 shooting over 32 minutes. Chris Copeland (17 points) and Steve Novak (12 points) combined to contribute 29 points for the Knicks off the bench. Iman Shumpert added 18 points on 7-10 shooting. Washington was paced by John Wall’s 33 points, three rebounds and three assists over 33 minutes. Cartier Martin added 16 points off the bench. The Knicks 13-game winning streak is the third best winning streak in franchise history. Carmelo Anthony is the first Knicks player with five consecutive 35-point games since Bernard King accomplished this feat in the 1984-85 season.