|February 1, 2014
||New York sees its four-game winning streak and it eight-game home stand end in front of a star studded crowd with a 106-91 defeat at the hands of the reigning NBA Champions, Miami Heat at the Garden. Carmelo Anthony led the way with 26 points, eight rebounds and four assists over 41 minutes. J.R. Smith continued his strong play with 20 points on 6-11 shooting over 40 minutes. Tim Hardaway Jr. continued to be a force off the bench adding 17 points on 7-14 shooting over 37 minutes. Last year’s MVP, LeBron James paced the Heat with 30 points, eight rebounds, seven assists and six steals over 39 minutes. Dwyane Wade posted 22 points and four rebounds over 29 minutes. Shane Battier added 16 points on 4-7 from downtown.