Carmelo Anthony gave the Knicks 62 points against Charlotte (125-96) Friday night. Never a player the New York exemption had not done as well.
Carmelo Anthony made his show Friday night at Madison Square Garden scoring 62 points in the win for New York to Charlotte (125-96), a new record in a game for a player the Knicks.
The top scorer in the 2012-13 season has made its impressive performance in just 39 minutes: he finished with a success rate of 65.7%, with six three-pointers and a free throw to fault (10 of 10). Carmelo Anthony, who also picked up 13 rebounds, had scored 56 of his 62 points after the third quarter-time and followed most of the last period of the bench. “Melo” exceeded Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City) was the top scorer in one match since the start of the season with 54 points last week at Golden State.
“It’s an incredible feeling. I was in what is called the zone, only people who have reached this area may one day understand what it means,” said “Melo.” “I took the shots one after the other, without asking questions and without thinking my total. I have to thank my teammates, “added winger who cleared shelves Bernard King who scored in the jersey Knicks 60 points December 1984. His best performance since the beginning of the season was 45 points on Nov. 14 against Atlanta.
Oklahoma Remains Effective Even Without Kevin Durant
Carmelo Anthony runs from the beginning of the season to an average of 26.1 points per game, slightly above its average since his debut in the NBA (25.1 pts). The Knicks stayed five defeats in a row and are far from being qualified for the play-offs, they are 11th in the Eastern Conference with 16 wins and 27 defeats. If New York were to miss the playoffs, which would be a first for Carmelo Anthony winger who can negotiate his departure at the end of the season, could be tempted to go elsewhere and leave the franchise he joined in 2010 from Denver.
In the Western Conference, Oklahoma City has retained its top spot despite the absence of the “serial-marker” (nine straight games over 30 points) Kevin Durant hit a shoulder. The Thunder won at Boston 101-83, for his 34th win of the season. His nearest rival San Antonio spent a quiet evening in currying Atlanta 105-79.
San Antonio Held, Diaw Racing, Noah Chains
San Antonio thrashed Atlanta, Georgia, 105-79. Spurs, decimated by injuries (Splitter, Green, Leonard) did not have to force their talent and Gregg Popovich took the opportunity to rotate his squad and his household stars Tim Duncan, Tony Parker (27 min, 11 pts , 7 assists) and Manu Ginobili. Replacements have therefore increased their playing time and improved their statistical image Diaw, best scorer of the game with 21 points in 22 minutes (8 of 10 shooting), not to mention five rebounds. Colo Nando scored nine points and made six rebounds in 18 minutes. Spurs second Western Conference behind Oklahoma City, will now tackle a series of 11 away games in 12 games.
Chicago, which had won 10 of its last 12 games, lost at home against the Los Angeles Clippers 112-95. Noah took 13 rebounds and Dual signed his 18th this season with 12 points in 34 minutes is a 15th straight game with ten rebounds and more. Dennis Rodman is the last player to have chained Bulls this series in 1987-88. He was arrested … 73 consecutive matches over ten rebounds