Toney Douglas scored 22 points, and the New York Knicks won their fourth straight game, beating the Charlotte Bobcats 110-107 on Tuesday night in the opener of a home-and-home series.
After a gritty, high-scoring, three-game winning streak against the weakest part of the Western Conference, the Knicks appear to be back in the discussion (for the 7th or 8th seed).
The Knicks have dropped three straight at MSG, but after a successful visit to California they can pick up their fourth consecutive win in Tuesday night’s opener of a home-and-home set with the Charlotte Bobcats.
D.J. Augustin hit two go-ahead free throws with 30.9 seconds to play and the Charlotte Bobcats won for the first time this season, overcoming a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit for an 85-83 decision over the New Jersey Nets on Wednesday night.
Despite a successful start, the New Jersey Nets know there is plenty of room for improvement – maybe not as much improvement as the Charlotte Bobcats need.
The question about buying a home in New Jersey made Nets’ point guard Devin Harris chuckle. “I rent in New Jersey,” a smiling Harris said.
The only thing standing in the way of Carmelo Anthony becoming a member of the New Jersey Nets is the Denver Nuggets.
After failing to lure LeBron James, Dwyane Wade or Chris Bosh to New Jersey during the free- agency sweepstakes this summer, the Nets are engaged in trade talks to acquire Carmelo Anthony.