NBA -- Knicks overpower undermanned Hornets
By Reynaldo Seno
Thu, 22 Nov 2012
NEW YORK --- Powered by Carmelo Anthony's 29 points, the New York Knicks scored an impressive 102-80 triumph over the New Orleans Hornets Tuesday night at the New Orleans Arena.
The Knicks pulled away from what once was a close contest by unleashing a 30-16 third quarter run. The win pushed the Knicks to an 8-1 won-lost record, the best in the Eastern Conference. New York is 7-0 when scoring over 100 points and 6-0 when holding the opposition to under 100.
The Hornets, who played without star rookie and last June's No.1 draft pick overall Anthony Davis ( left ankle stress reaction), dropped to 3-6.
Led by Ryan Anderson's 15 points, the Hornets paraded five players who scored in double digits, but it was no match to Anthony's singular brilliance and the stifling New York defense that held New Orleans to just 42 percent from the field, 29-of-69. The Hornets connected on eight of 18 triples but they missed seven of 21 free throws.
Raymond Felton and J.R. Smith combined for 30 points, six assists and five rebounds for the Knicks while defensive gem Ronnie Brewer added 10 markers. (Reynaldo Seno)
Click here to view a list of other articles written by Reynaldo Seno.
Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:
|Malingaggi vs. Judah & Trout vs. Lara: Four highly skilled fighters two 50-50 fights |
By Chris Carlson, Fri, 06 Dec 2013Manny, Anson, Gerry vow to improve lot of Pinoy pugs
By Eddie Alinea, Fri, 06 Dec 2013PAULIE MALIGNAGGI VS. ZAB JUDAH FULL CARD ANNOUNCED
By , Fri, 06 Dec 2013Weights from World Championship Boxing in Chicago
By , Fri, 06 Dec 2013MANCIO LOSES IN OPBF TITLE BID
By , Fri, 06 Dec 2013Rigondeaux vs. Agbeko & Tapia vs. Kirkland: Return of the 122 King and a classic prospect versus vet matchup
By Chris Carlson, Fri, 06 Dec 2013PAGARA HEADLINES ALA-COBRA CARD IN DUMAGUETE
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Fri, 06 Dec 2013ONE FC: MOMENT OF TRUTH OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN RESULTS
By , Fri, 06 Dec 2013PAULIE MALIGNAGGI VS. ZAB JUDAH FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
By , Fri, 06 Dec 2013VILORIA READY FOR A REMATCH WITH ESTRADA IN MACAU ON FEBRUARY 22
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Fri, 06 Dec 2013Arizona Boxing News & Notes With Don Smith: Pacquiao Back To Winning, Garcia In Phoenix, Martell Retires
By Don Smith, Fri, 06 Dec 2013NBA -- Bulls brace for rival Heat's visit
By Marco Del Castillo, Fri, 06 Dec 2013NBA -- Pacers tune out Jazz, 95-86
By Joan Secuya-Medida, Fri, 06 Dec 2013ALL ACCESS: BRONER vs MAIDANA Episode 1 Clip
By , Fri, 06 Dec 2013WBC Officials Named For "World Championship Boxing: Wlodarczyk vs. Fragomeni 3"
By , Fri, 06 Dec 2013Mike Tyson's blue-chip welterweight prospect Erickson Lubin is future of boxing
By , Fri, 06 Dec 2013Diaz vs. Ellison headlining 50 Cent's Big Apple Boxing show Dec. 20
By , Fri, 06 Dec 2013Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame a knockout success
By , Fri, 06 Dec 2013NIETES READY TO FACE FUENTES IN TITLE REMATCH POSSIBLY IN MACAU
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Thu, 05 Dec 2013DONAIRE WILL RETURN DEFINITELY BY MAY
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Thu, 05 Dec 2013ONE FC: Crunch Time
By , Thu, 05 Dec 2013Dragon Promotions Helps Typhoon Haiyan Relief Through Tennis
By , Thu, 05 Dec 2013NBA -- Durant's 27 powers Thunder over Kings
By Wilson Alday, Thu, 05 Dec 2013NBA AND PERFORM LAUNCH LOCAL ONLINE DESTINATION IN AUSTRALIA
By , Thu, 05 Dec 2013