National Basketball Association
New York 102, Milwaukee 88
When: 8:00 PM ET, Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Knicks 102, Bucks 88:
Where: BMO Harris Bradley Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
#18 Matt Boland, #15 Bennett Salvatore, #33 Zach Zarba
Carmelo Anthony scored 29 points through three quarters and visiting New York blew out Milwaukee.
Steve Novak scored a season-high 19 points off the bench, hitting 5 of 7 3-pointers, and Tyson Chandler added 17 points and eight rebounds as the Knicks halted a three-game road losing streak to remain tied with Brooklyn atop the Atlantic Division.
Brandon Jennings and Beno Udrih scored 18 points apiece to lead the Bucks, who trailed by 22 points in the final quarter in losing for the fourth time in five games. Monta Ellis added 17 points for Milwaukee, which got a combined two points from three starters.
The Knicks took control of the game in the waning minutes of the first half and at the outset of the third quarter. Anthony scored seven points in a 13-4 run to end the half to extend the lead to 58-48.
Novak buried a 3-pointer to trigger a 10-0 spurt to open the third quarter that pushed the advantage to 20 points. The Knicks hit 10 of 17 3-point attempts through three quarters and finished 11 of 21 from behind the arc.GAME NOTEBOOK:
Chandler continued his sizzling shooting from the floor, making all four of his field goal attempts, and has shot 32-for-36 in his last six games. ... Jennings, who leads the league in steals, failed to record one for the second straight game after having at least one in each of the first 11 contests. ... Knicks G Ronnie Brewer, who suffered a dislocated finger on his left hand in Monday's loss at Brooklyn, started but took only five shots and did not score until the fourth quarter. Knicks G Jason Kidd missed his second straight game due to back spasms.
Top Game Performances
Carmelo Anthony 29
Brandon Jennings 18
Raymond Felton 7
Monta Ellis 7
Carmelo Anthony 8
Mike Dunleavy 9
Tyson Chandler 9
||Free Throws Made
Monta Ellis 5
Raymond Felton 4
Marquis Daniels 4
Carmelo Anthony 1
Marquis Daniels 1
Team Stats Summary
Milwaukee will play their next game on the road against Minnesota. The Bucks have a W/L % of .429 after a win and .667 after a loss.
New York will play their next game at home against Washington. The Knicks have a W/L % of .700 after a win and .750 after a loss.