The New York Knicks have been struggling as of late, but small forward Carmelo Anthony gave the crowd something to cheer about. He was hot from the moment the game started scoring at will early on.
As the first half wound down, Anthony even hit a half-court buzzer.
“When I made the shot at the half, I told myself the zone was there,” Anthony said.
He kept shooting and scoring in the second half and finished the game with 62 points. That is not only the record for the most points in New York Knicks’ history, but the history of Madison Square Garden. Bernard King held the Knicks’ previous record with 60 points and Kobe Bryant had the record of 61 points in the Garden set about five years ago.
“I made history tonight, with the performance, but just to be a part of that group of people, like I said, there’s only a small group of people that knows what that zone feels like and tonight I was one of them,” Anthony said.
Anthony took 35 shots sinking 25 of them.
[h/t] Business Insider