MIAMI (AP) Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points and the New York Knicks shot 56 percent to snap a streak of eight consecutive losses to the Miami Heat, beating their rivals 98-90 Wednesday night.
Anthony shot 9 for 12. In his first two games against Miami this season, Anthony shot 10 for 29 and totaled 32 points.
Robin Lopez added a season-high 19 points for the Knicks, who won their third game in a row, and their second on the road in as many nights.
Playing a team ranked second in the NBA in scoring defense, the Knicks found plenty of open shots - and made them. The Knicks' shooting percentage was the best by any team this season against the Heat, who came into the game allowing opponents to hit only 43 percent.
By contrast, the Heat shot 45 percent and went 2 for 17 from 3-point range. Until the final minutes, they were in danger of being blanked from beyond the arc for the first time in nearly four years. >> Read more
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