Originally written November 26, 2012 on Knicks Journal :
After losing back to back contests in rather frustrating fashion to both the Mavericks and Jeremy Lin's Rockets, the Knicks were in need of a redemption win.With the team set to charge into Brooklyn on Monday night to take on the Nets, a tune-up was necessary. The pressure is on to defeat the emerging local "rival" as it is, so it wouldn't help much if the Knicks entered the key matchup while on a slide.With that in mind, the Knickerbockers used being able to play on their home court to their advantage, blowing past the Pistons during a Sunday afternoon matinee.Outscoring Detroit by a score of 121-100, the team improved its record to 9-3. More importantly, a number of players got their groove back during the contest. New York had six players score in double figures.All scorers were led by Carmelo Anthony, who poured in 29 points with total ease. The forward has helped the Knicks get off to a hot start in a number of ball games this season, and Sunday afternoon was ...
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