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Knicks go on spree to cool off Spurs

Heat gets 19th win in 20 games.

January 04, 2011
  • New York's Wilson Chandler drives to the net against San Antonio's DeJuan Blair during the Knicks' 128-115 victory Tuesday night.
New York's Wilson Chandler drives to the net against San Antonio's… (Anthony Gruppuso / US Presswire )

Wilson Chandler scored a season-high 31 points, and the New York Knicks overwhelmed the San Antonio Spurs with a sensational offensive performance, cooling off the NBA leaders with a 128-115 victory Tuesday night at New York.

Amare Stoudemire and Raymond Felton added 28 apiece for the Knicks, who snapped the Spurs' four-game winning streak and dropped them to 29-5. New York rang up the highest point total San Antonio has allowed this season, shooting 55% and leading most of the way in its second straight victory.

Tony Parker had 26 points for the Spurs, who will try to regroup when they head to Boston on Wednesday for a matchup of conference leaders. DeJuan Blair added 17 points, Manu Ginobili 15.

at Miami 101, Milwaukee 89: Dwyane Wade scored 34 points, LeBron James added 25 points and nine assists, and the Heat pulled away in the fourth quarter for its 19th win in 20 games. The Heat trailed most of the third quarter before putting together a 32-13 burst, sealed by a 13-0 run in the final minutes. John Salmons scored 18 points for the Bucks, who got 16 from Andrew Bogut and 14 from former Heat guard Keyon Dooling. Miami had a 47-34 edge in rebounds.

at Chicago 111, Toronto 91: Luol Deng scored 24 points and Derrick Rose added 19 points and six assists for the Bulls, who have won five straight and 14 of 16. Reserve Taj Gibson had 16 points and 14 rebounds, helping Chicago to a 44-33 edge on the glass and a 58-38 advantage in points in the paint.

at Memphis 110, Oklahoma City 105: Zach Randolph scored 31 points, including 13 in the fourth quarter, for the Grizzlies. Tony Allen's two free throws with 15 seconds left gave Memphis a 108-105 lead. Thunder star Kevin Durant missed a deep three-pointer on the next possession and Randolph sealed it with two more foul shots.

at Dallas 84, Portland 81: Jason Terry scored 12 of his 18 points in the fourth quarter and DeShawn Stevenson also had 18 points for the injury-depleted Mavericks. LaMarcus Aldridge had 28 points and 10 rebounds and Marcus Camby contributed 10 points and 20 rebounds for the Trail Blazers.

Atlanta 108, at Sacramento 102: Jamal Crawford scored a season-high 31 points and Joe Johnson had 29 for the Hawks. Atlanta squandered a 20-point lead in the fourth quarter but made 10 free throws in the final minute to earn its fourth victory in five games.

at Lakers 108, Detroit 83

— associated press

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