Usually teams give full effort when they come to play the Knicks at Madison Square Garden. For some reason, Orlando gave negative effort tonight and it showed. New York dominated Orlando in a 108-86 blowout laugher that wasn’t as close as the final score would indicate. Orlando, one of the better defensive teams in the league, gave no effort defensively and allowed the Knick offense to explode. The Knicks finished the night shooting 50%, but was at 61% shooting mid-way through the third. Carmelo Anthony was the star (finally) scoring 25 points on 9/15 shooting. Iman Shumpert also had a strong offensive game, scoring 25 points.
Here are my notes from the game: Continue reading