Tonight the New York beat the Bobcats at home 110-107. The Knicks led for most of the game, and started off the fourth quarter with a 14 point lead. But Charlotte whittled away and dropped it down to 3 (94-91) with 8:09 left, making the Knicks earn the victory. New York shot well from inside the arc (58%), outside the arc (40%) and the free throw line (96%). They had 25 attempts from the charity stripe, led by Gallo (8-8), Stoudemire (7-7) and Felton (5-5).
Toney Douglas was en fuego racking up 22 points on just 12 shots in only 24 minutes. All the Knick starters scored in the teens (Turiaf’s 12 counts as a teen, right?) and each of them had at least one blocked shot. Turnovers was an issue and Amar’e racked up 7.
The Knicks head to Charlotte tomorrow for a back-to-back game. They haven’t won 5 straight games since January 11th 2005, when they defeated Dallas 117-115 in overtime. Larry Brown was the coach, and the Knicks would win a 6th against the Hawks before dropping their next 10 games.