Carmelo Anthony continues to be a solid secondary scorer to J.R. Smith.
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Steve Kerr had left the Phoenix Suns a few weeks before the club elected to let Amar’e Stoudemire walk to New York. But the former Suns general manager agreed with ownership and the club’s medical staff that Stoudemire was a medical risk not worth taking.
Carmelo Anthony has played alongside J.R. Smith long enough now to know these hot streaks can arrive in a hurry, and depart just as quickly.
LeBron James scored 36 points and the visiting Miami Heat beat the New Orleans Hornets. The Atlanta Hawks and Memphis Grizzlies also won their games.
The Nuggets scored the game’s first 21 fast-break points en route to their 18th straight victory at the Pepsi Center, where Denver is 33-3, the best home record in the league.
Mo Williams scored 26 of his 28 points in the second half, and the Utah Jazz rallied with a 19-3 run in the final minutes to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 105-95 on Friday night.
The Knicks started strong and then coasted to a 111-102 victory against the Charlotte Bobcats, as J.R. Smith scored 37 points.
Rookie Evan Fournier scored a season-high 19 points, including 10 in the fourth quarter, and the Denver Nuggets extended their home winning streak to 18 games by beating the Brooklyn Nets 109-87 Friday night.
Tim Duncan had a season-high 34 points, including a game-winning three-point play with 2.2 seconds left, and the San Antonio Spurs outlasted the Los Angeles Clippers 104-102 on Friday night.
Miami Heat President Pat Riley has added another chapter to his rivalry with the Boston Celtics.
DeMar DeRozan and Rudy Gay scored 21 points apiece and the Toronto Raptors ended a five-game skid with a 99-82 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night.
LeBron James scored 36 points, hitting six consecutive 3-pointers in less than six minutes during the first half, and the Miami Heat rebounded from their first loss in nearly two months to beat the New Orleans Hornets 108-89 on Friday night.
Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol scored 21 points apiece and the Memphis Grizzlies snapped a two-game losing streak with a 103-94 victory over the Houston Rockets on Friday night.
J.R. Smith scored 37 points, his third consecutive 30-point outing, and the New York Knicks beat the Charlotte Bobcats 111-102 on Friday night for their season-high seventh straight victory.
Nikola Pekovic had 22 points and 15 rebounds and Ricky Rubio added 17 points and seven assists to help the Minnesota Timberwolves stun the Oklahoma City Thunder 101-93 on Friday night.
Tobias Harris had a career-high 30 points and 11 rebounds to help the Orlando Magic break an eight-game losing streak with a 97-92 victory over the Washington Wizards on Friday night.
Evan Turner scored 23 points and the Philadelphia 76ers beat Cleveland 97-87 on Friday night, sending the Cavaliers to their season-high seventh straight loss.
Paul Pierce had 20 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds, and Jeff Green scored 27 points to carry the Boston Celtics to a 118-107 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night.
Carmelo Anthony played five and 1/2 seasons with J.R. Smith in Denver, and he saw the sixth man sometimes put up 30 points off the bench, hit 11 3-pointers one time in 2009 and help lead the team to four straight playoff appearances, including a trip to the conference finals.
This season, Anthony has seen Smith hit two game-winning shots and score 20 or more points in eight of 10 games from late December to early January.
But now coming off three straight performances scoring 30 or more points — the latest (37) coming on Friday night in a win over the Bobcats — this is the best the Knicks’ star has ever seen Smith on the court.
This seven-game win streak really couldn’t have come at a better time for the Knicks.
With Friday’s victory over the Charlotte Bobcats, who, incidentally, barely resembled an NBA team for much of the game, the Knicks moved to 19 games over .500 for the first time since the 1999-2000 season.
More importantly, they moved 3 1/2 games ahead of the Brooklyn Nets for first place in the Atlantic Division.
And they remained in second place in the Eastern Conference, percentage points ahead of the Indiana Pacers.