The Knicks were sharp enough to build a couple of big leads and turn away the runs Philadelphia made, handing the 76ers their eighth straight road loss.
Some have speculated whether Melo’s MVP candidacy was fading. On Sunday, he sent a resounding reminder of why he’s a genuine contender.
Jrue Holiday scored a career-high 35 points, Nick Young had 20 and the Philadelphia 76ers cruised to a 97-80 victory over the New York Knicks.
Felton is expected to return Saturday night from a 12-game absence when the Knicks visit the Philadelphia 76ers.
Reggie Evans grabbed a career-high 23 rebounds, Deron Williams scored 22 points and the Brooklyn Nets improved to 6-1 under interim coach P.J. Carlesimo with a 109-89 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night.
“From all accounts, (Blatche) was not personally involved in any kind of assault or anything like that,” Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey said, according to the New York Times.
The Nets’ schedule is only going to get more daunting as the New Year approaches. We’ll know soon if the Nets are back to playing consistent basketball or if this show was just a One-Night-Only engagement.
Joe Johnson scored 22 points, Gerald Wallace had 14 points, nine rebounds and six assists and the Brooklyn Nets held on to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 95-92 on Sunday.
Brooklyn Nets’ head coach Avery Johnson is under pressure as the Nets have continued their losing skid.
The game hasn’t passed Jerry Stackhouse by just yet. The Nets’ swingman played key roles off the bench in consecutive statement victories.
For once, we can be thankful for a good basketball team in New York.
For all the cracks made about New York’s aging roster, those old-timers sure know how to win. Carmelo Anthony scored 21 points and JR Smith had 17 to help keep the Knicks perfect in a 110-88 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night.
The Knicks have come out of the gates strongly by starting their season 2-0 after defeating the Sixers on Sunday.
The Nets’ opening night win at Barclays Center was a big step forward for the revitalized franchise.
The Knicks are going to have a shot at making some noise in the watered down Eastern Conference, and the Brooklyn Nets may very well be a playoff team as well.