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Venue TV TIME Madison Square Garden, New York, NY MSG 7:30 PM EST
New York Knicks
Washington Wizards Andrea Bargnani - Torn Ligament, Left Elbow (OUT) NENE - SPRAINED MCL LEFT KNEE (OUT) Kenyon Martin - Post-surgery, right foot (OUT)
Today in Knicks history
April 4, 1993 Down by six points with less than three minutes to go in regulation, the Knicks rally for a 108-103 overtime triumph at San Antonio. Doc Rivers leads the way with a season high 24 points.
December 16, 2014 The Washington Wizards outlasted the New York Knicks in a nail biter as Carmelo Anthony’s buzzer beater rimmed out which clinched the 102-101 victory for the Wizards at Madison Square Garden. Carmelo Anthony paced the New York Knicks with 32 points, five rebounds and three assists over 42 minutes. Carmelo Anthony has led the team in points in every game this season. This is the first time a players has led his team in points in 24 straight games since Nate “Tiny” Archibald in the 1972-73 season. J.R. Smith posted 18 points on 5-11 shooting from down town over 37 minutes. This was the most Smith has scored since Nov. 20 versus Indiana (21 points). Tim Hardaway Jr. recorded 14 points on 5-6 shooting over 22 minutes. Washington was led by Martell Webster’s 30 points on 9-13 shooting (6-8 3PT) and five rebounds over 36 minutes. Bradley Beal posted 21 minutes, including the final Wizards eight points, on 9-16 shooting over 30 minutes. John Wall added 20 points and eight assists over 33 minutes. Bradley Beal rallied the Wizards from four down with two minutes to go scoring the teams final eight points including the game-winning layup with :06.9 left in the game. Carmelo Anthony’s last ditched effort fell short as time expired giving Washington the 102-101 victory over New York at the Garden November 13, 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.