|December 27, 2013
||After taking a 71-66 lead into the final quarter, New York stumbled down the finish as they were outscored 29-12 in the final period as the Knicks fell to the Toronto Raptors 95-83 at Madison Square Garden. Andrea Bargnani, the former Toronto Raptor, posted team highs with 18 points and 12 rebounds for his third double-double of the season. J.R. Smith posted 17 points, seven rebounds and six assists over 43 minutes. Beno Udrih recorded 15 points and 10 assists for his first double-double of the season and as a member of the New York Knicks. Toronto was paced by DeMar Derozan’s 25 points, eight in the fourth quarter, and four rebounds over 36 minutes. Second year player, Jonas Valanciunas posted 16 points and 18 rebounds for a double-double over 36 minutes. Kyle Lowry added 15 points and 11 assists on 38 minutes.
|March 23, 2013
||New York, behind a season-high tying 38 points in the second quarter, swept the home-and-home, back-to-back, with the Toronto Raptors with a convincing 110-84 victory at Madison Square Garden. New York was led by Carmelo Anthony’s team high 28 points (10-10 FT) and team high eight rebounds over 30 minutes. Kenyon Martin posted 18 points and seven rebounds over 27 minutes. This is Martin’s second straight game scoring 15+ points with at least seven rebounds. J.R. Smith came off the bench to record 25 points on 9-16 shooting and five rebounds over 31 minutes. Chris Copeland added 12 points. Toronto was paced by DeMar DeRozan’s 17 points, three rebounds and three assists over 38 minutes. Kyle Lowery added 14 points and four assists over 32 minutes. Alan Anderson provided 14 points off the bench. Toronto cut the New York lead to 40-35 with 2:21 left to play in the second quarter before New York ended the first half with a 9-2 run highlighted by a Martin layup and one with :07.0 left to play. New York continued that momentum in the second half as they never saw its lead dip below double-digits, as the New York Knicks cruised to a 110-84 victory over the Toronto Raptors at the Garden to continue its four-game winning streak.