Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/27/13
NEW YORK -- Carmelo Anthony had hurt the Atlanta Hawks from 3-point range all game, but he finished them off with a driving layup in the final seconds. Anthony drove for the game-winning basket, then hit a free throw to convert a three-point play as the Knicks squeezed out a 106-104 win over the Atlanta Hawks at Madison Square Garden on Sunday night. Anthony drove around Josh Smith to hit a layup and then converted a free throw for a three-point play to give the Knicks a 106-104 lead with 12.5 seconds left. Smith's attempt at a game-winning 3-pointer then bounced off the rim just before time expired. Anthony led the Knicks with 42 points, tying Richie Guerin's club record of 29 consecutive games with 20 points or more. Amar'e Stoudemire added 18 points off the bench, including many in key moments in the final quarter. J.R. Smith, who entered the game having hit just three of his past 24 shots from the field, added 18 for New York (27-15). Jeff Teague led the Hawks with 27 ...
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