Former Syracuse star Anthony leads Knicks to yet another win
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 03:39:57 GMT —
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Carmelo Anthony scored 29 points and the New York Knicks extended the undermanned New Orleans Hornets' losing streak to four games with a 102-80 victory Tuesday night.
Raymond Felton added 15 points, making five 3-pointers for New York, which hit 14 as a team.
Tyson Chandler grabbed 12 rebounds for the Knicks, who've won two straight since their first loss of the season and are 8-1 for only the third time in franchise history. The other two times, the 1969-70 and 1972-73 seasons, they won championships.
Ryan Anderson, starting in place of Anthony Davis, led the Hornets with 15 points. Davis was ruled out shortly before tip-off because tenderness in his left ankle.
Austin Rivers added 14 points and Brian Roberts 13 for New Orleans.