New York, NY (Sports Network) - Carmelo Anthony showed no ill effects in his
return, scoring 34 points, and the New York Knicks beat the Denver Nuggets,
112-106, at Madison Square Garden.
Anthony missed the previous two games with a lacerated middle finger on his
Jason Kidd finished with 17 points and seven assists for the Knicks, who
improved to 8-0 at home this season. It's their best start as host since
opening the 1992-93 campaign with nine straight wins.
Tyson Chandler had 15 points on 7-of-8 shooting and grabbed 12 rebounds for
Ty Lawson led six Denver players in double figures with 23 points to go along
with six assists and four rebounds. Danilo Gallinari had 21 points and nine
boards, while Andre Iguodala and Corey Brewer supplied 15 points apiece.
The Nuggets fell to 1-2 on their five-game road trip and have dropped five of
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