Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/20/14
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MILWAUKEE -- Carmelo Anthony scored 29 points and had eight rebounds as the New York Knicks beat the Milwaukee Bucks 102-88 Wednesday night at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. Steve Novak, who grew up in the Milwaukee area, played collegiately at Marquette, had one of his best games of the young season, finishing with 19 points on 7-of-10 shooting while going 5 of 7 from beyond the 3-point line. Five Knicks scored in double-digits as New York (10-4) won for just the second time in its last five games. Fresh of the heels of a 27-point comeback against the Bulls in Chicago on Monday night, Milwaukee struggled to get into a rhythm and had difficulty containing Anthony. With defensive specialist Luc Richard Mbah a Moute yet to play this season while recovering from off-season knee surgery, the Bucks relied on rookie John Henson, and big men Epke Udoh and Larry Sanders to cover Anthony. On offense, the Bucks shot 45 percent (33 for 72) but were 5-for-13 on three-point attempts. Be...
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