The Golden State Warriors defeated the New York Knicks 126-103 at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Warriors improved to 36-23, and the Knicks fell to 21-38.
Stephen Curry led the Golden State Warriors past the New York Knicks with 27 points, 11 rebounds, and 11 assists in 30 minutes of PT. Curry connected on five of eleven from three-point range, and 9 of 19 overall.
Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson also had a big night scoring 25 points, including five of ten from beyond the arc. Center Jermaine O’Neal added 15 points and six rebounds, and power forward Marreese Speights finished with 12 points. Power forward David Lee netted 10 points and grabbed six boards.
The Knicks had an awful shooting night, going 36 for 95 (37.9%) from the field. Carmelo Anthony scored 23 points along with 16 rebounds, but hit only 7 of 26 from the field. Shooting guard Tim Hardaway Jr. added 22 points, two rebounds, and two steals. Shooting guard J.R. Smith finished with 17 points and four rebounds.
Better ball movement will be the key for the Knicks in their next game. 14 assists doesn’t cut it in the NBA.
Next game: The Warriors play at Toronto on Sunday at 4 pm ET. The Knicks play at Chicago on Sunday at 1 pm ET on ABC.