Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/6/12
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MIAMI -- In a battle between the two teams with the best records in the Eastern Conference, the New York Knicks -- playing without leading scorer Carmelo Anthony -- beat the Miami Heat, 112-92, on Thursday night. It was the worst home loss in the Heat's LeBron James era.Knicks point guard Raymond Felton, playing with an injury to his heavily-bandaged and bruised left hand, scored a season high 27 points and made a career-high six three-pointers. He made 10 of 20 shots, including 6 of 10 three-pointers, and added seven assists with just three turnovers. The Knicks improved to 14-4, the best record in the conference. After a franchise record eight consecutive home wins to start the season, the Heat finally lost in at American Airlines Arena. Overall, the Heat are 12-5 with their first two-game losing streak of the season. James fell short of a triple-double, scoring 31 points, grabbing 10 rebounds and dishing 9 assists. But the Knicks made 18 three-pointers, making 40 perc...
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