Bloomberg the Company & Products

Bloomberg Anywhere Login

Bloomberg

Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

Company

Financial Products

Enterprise Products

Media

Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000

Communications

Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

Anthony Scores 40 Points as Knicks Give Magic 8th Straight Loss

Don't Miss Out —
Follow us on:

Jan. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Carmelo Anthony scored 40 points as the New York Knicks handed the Orlando Magic their eighth straight loss with a 114-106 National Basketball Association victory.

The Knicks (23-10) top the Eastern Conference’s five-team Atlantic Division, 4 1/2 games ahead of the Brooklyn Nets (19-15) who defeated the Sacramento Kings 113-93 last night.

The Knicks had a 59-55 advantage at halftime and then trailed 89-81 at the end of the third quarter. They outscored the Magic 33-17 in the final period at Amway Center in Orlando.

J.R. Smith came off the bench to score 18 points for the Knicks, Jason Kidd added 15 points and Tyson Chandler had 14 points and 12 rebounds.

Jameer Nelson and Arron Afflalo each had 29 points for the Magic (12-21), who had 14 turnovers that the Knicks converted into 23 points.

The Magic are in fourth place in the five team Southeast Division, 14 1/2 points behind the Miami Heat (22-9).

To contact the reporter on this story: Nancy Kercheval in Washington at nkercheval@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Michael Sillup at msillup@bloomberg.net

Please upgrade your Browser

Your browser is out-of-date. Please download one of these excellent browsers:

Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera or Internet Explorer.