Carmelo Anthony shot his way past Kobe Bryant, Bernard King and Kevin Durant, and he pulled off one more impressive achievement.
Paul George scored eight of his 36 points in overtime and the Indiana Pacers defeated the Sacramento Kings 116-111 on Friday night.
Kevin Martin hit a step-back jumper with 8.4 seconds left, lifting the Minnesota Timberwolves over the Golden State Warriors 121-120 on Friday night for their third straight victory.
Trevor Ariza scored 23 points, Bradley Beal sank a pair of crucial shots down the stretch and the Washington Wizards opened a four-game road trip Friday night with a 101-95 victory over the Phoenix Suns.
Kevin Durant missed his first game of the season for Oklahoma City, but Serge Ibaka scored 21 points to lead the Thunder to victory over the Celtics.
Mark Cuban, the Mavericks’ owner, was at Barclays Center. Mikhail D. Prokhorov, the Nets’ owner, wasn’t. It didn’t seem to matter as the Nets improved their January record to 9-1.
Blake Griffin had 26 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Los Angeles Clippers to a 112-95 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Friday night.
Courtney Lee scored 19 points, Zach Randolph added 15 and the Memphis Grizzlies held off the Houston Rockets for an 88-87 win on Friday night.
Mirza Teletovic scored 24 of his 34 points in the second quarter and Deron Wiliams had 18 points and 11 assists as the Brooklyn Nets beat the Dallas Mavericks 107-106 Friday night for their fourth straight win.
Anderson Varejao scored 16 points and Kyrie Irving had 10 points and 10 assists, leading lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 93-78 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday night.
Eric Gordon’s driving layup with 1.9 seconds left gave the New Orleans Pelicans a 103-101 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night.
For five days next week a Norwegian Cruise ship will dock on the West Side of Manhattan to serve as a hotel for 4,000 Super Bowl fans.
Anthony, saying he was “locked in,” had the N.B.A.’s highest single-game total since 2007, leading the Knicks to a rout at Madison Square Garden.
Carmelo Anthony let it fly from halfcourt, and when it went in, he had proof of what was already obvious.
Tobias Harris had 28 points and a career-high 20 rebounds to lift the Orlando Magic to a 114-105 victory over the obviously fatigued Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.
NBA scoring leader Kevin Durant missed his first game of the season and Serge Ibaka scored 21 points to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 101-83 victory over the Boston Celtics on Friday night.
Tim Duncan had 17 points and 16 rebounds in another dominant performance against Atlanta and the San Antonio Spurs coasted to a 105-79 win over the short-handed Hawks on Friday night.
Kyle Lowry had 18 points, 13 assists and 10 rebounds, and DeMar DeRozan scored 34 points to help the Toronto Raptors beat the Philadelphia 76ers 104-95 on Friday night.
Carmelo Anthony has scored a Knicks-record 62 points, most at the current Madison Square Garden, in New York’s game against the Charlotte Bobcats on Friday night.
Oklahoma City forward Kevin Durant, the NBA’s leading scorer, was scratched from Friday night’s lineup against the Boston Celtics because of a right shoulder injury.
NEW YORK — Somewhere in South Florida, LeBron James caught wind of Carmelo Anthony’s record-setting performance on Friday night and started live-tweeting it. I'm at a team even and heard @carmeloanthony is doing what!!? 50 in the 3rd. What!!— LeBron James (@KingJames) January 25, 2014
C'mon Mike Woodson keep @carmeloanthony in. I wanna see 70-75! Well actually I can't see cause I'm at an event but I'll see the highlights!
NEW YORK — J.R. Smith noticed something different about Carmelo Anthony as soon as he stepped in the arena on Friday. “His whole demeanor was different. Normally he’s smiling, joking — stuff like that in warmups. But tonight, he was serious,” Smith said. “I saw that look in his eyes.”What Smith saw was the look of one of the best scorers in the NBA at the top of his game. Anthony set the Knicks and Madison Square Garden single-game scoring record on Friday night by pouring in 62 points against the Charlotte Bobcats.
Carmelo Anthony scored 62 points to break the all-time Knicks scoring record in a single game and the Madison Square Garden single game record.
Knicks forward Metta World Peace dressed for Friday’s game against the Bobcats after he had a fifth blood-spinning procedure on his troublesome left knee on Monday.
Patrick Ewing stood against a wall at the Garden, a seven-foot giant displeased about what he had just seen. Carmelo Anthony had just torched the Charlotte Bobcats for a Knicks-record 62 points in a 125-96 win, and Ewing was stewing.
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