Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/13/13
NEW YORK -- Carmelo Anthony scored 27 points and Chris Copeland added 22 as the New York Knicks ended their three-game losing streak and the New Orleans Hornets' four-game win streak Sunday at Madison Square Garden. The Knicks overcame another poor first quarter as Anthony heated up in the second and New York opened some breathing room by the end of the third quarter in its 100-87 win. The victory allowed the Knicks (24-13) to head to London for Thursday's game against the Detroit Pistons feeling better about themselves. Eric Gordon scored 22 points to lead the Hornets (11-26), who head to Philadelphia to play the 76ers on Tuesday. Anthony Davis had 13 and Greivis Vasquez had 11. But Vasquez, who entered the game averaging 9.2 assists per game, was held to five, which tied his season-low. Up 67-63 late in the third quarter, the Knicks went on a 17-5 run to all but put the game away. That included a 13-2 spurt to start the fourth quarter, when Copeland scored five points, ...
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