Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/28/12
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MILWAUKEE -- Before his team hosted the New York Knicks on Wednesday night, Milwaukee coach Scott Skiles wasn't shy about what the Bucks had to do in order to win their second consecutive game. In short, the Bucks had to find a way to keep Carmelo Anthony in check. The plan didn't work as well as Milwaukee had hoped. Anthony scored 29 points and pulled down eight rebounds as the Knicks handed the Bucks a 102-88 defeat, Milwaukee's fourth defeat in the past five games. The Knicks (10-4) won for just the second time in five games. Anthony went 9-for-18 from the field and was one of five Knicks to score in double digits. "The things we wanted to do, that we talked about before the game, like making Carmelo have an inefficient game and controlling their 3-point shots, neither one of those happened," Skiles said. New York forward Steve Novak, who grew up in the Milwaukee area and played for Marquette, had one of his best games of the young season. He finished with 19 points o...
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