Carmelo Anthony fell and it was Amar’e Stoudemire who got up. The Knicks rallied from a 22-point second quarter deficit to defeat the woeful Cleveland Cavaliers 102-97 despite Anthony injuring his right knee and spending the last 31 minutes in the locker room.
Dwyane Wade has seen a lot in his 10 years on South Beach. He’s won championships and lost them. He’s been on top of the basketball world and at the bottom of the heap.
Stephen Curry dribbled down court and saw Andrew Bogut sprinting to his left. He tossed a lob well above the rim, and Bogut leaped up high for a powerful two-handed dunk that had the rest of the Golden State Warriors running off the bench to offer high-fives and hugs in celebration.
LaMarcus Aldridge had 23 points and 14 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers handed the Charlotte Bobcats their seventh straight loss with a 122-105 victory on Monday night.
All Star forward Carmelo Anthony went down with a knee injury but the New York Knicks deferred their concern long enough to overcome a 22-point deficit and beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 102-97 on Monday.
Arron Afflalo bolted through a crowd of Hornets defenders as he angled toward the hoop, switching the ball from his left hand to his right to hit a layup Orlando needed to keep another game from slipping away.
Dwyane Wade had 32 points and LeBron James added 20 to help the Heat defeat the Timberwolves.
Carmelo Anthony left the game after falling, but the Knicks still managed to come back from a 22-point deficit to beat the Cavaliers in Cleveland.
Corey Brewer scored 22 points and Ty Lawson had 18 in the Denver Nuggets’ 104-88 win over the depleted Atlanta Hawks on Monday night.
Carmelo Anthony tripped, stumbled and fell.
Monta Ellis scored 34 points, Brandon Jennings added 20 points and 17 assists, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Utah Jazz 109-108 in overtime Monday night.
Nets Coach P. J. Carlesimo points to turnovers and insufficient defensive effort as key problems for his team. The Nets have lost four of their last five games.
The best N.B.A. games of the week include the Thunder at Knicks, Grizzlies at Cavaliers and Rockets at Warriors.
Toby Rolfes, a lawyer from Cologne, Germany, visited Barclays Center to cheer for his countryman Dirk Nowitzki when the Mavericks played the Nets.
Knicks All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony injured his right knee against the Cavaliers and will not return.