New York, NY (Sports Network) - J.R. Smith connected on 4-of-8 three-point
attempts en route to 23 points off the bench as the New York Knicks
eviscerated the Washington Wizards, 103-65, on Friday.
Carmelo Anthony, Steve Novak and Baron Davis scored 18 apiece and Tyson
Chandler grabbed 15 boards in the blowout win. The Knicks collectively shot
46.4 percent, including 14-of-29 makes from beyond the arc, in their second
straight win and fourth in their last five.
With the victory, New York moved into a tie with Philadelphia for seventh
place in the Eastern Conference.
It was not all good news for the Knicks, however, as starting guard Iman
Shumpert left in the third quarter with a sprained right ankle. He did not
Washington was held to under 28 percent from the floor in its weakest
offensive performance since posting 64 points at Chicago in January. Jordan
Crawford donated 17 points in a losing effort.
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