Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/19/14
NEW YORK -- The New York Knicks are off to one of their best starts, the Washington Wizards are amid one of their worst and the teams played accordingly Friday night. The Knicks routed the Wizards 108-87 at Madison Square Garden, giving them their 11th win of the season, all coming in November. It was their most wins in the month since the 1972-73 Knicks, their last NBA championship team, posted 12. New York also ran its record up to 6-0 at home. "That is a big month for us coming into the season," said Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony, who scored 20 to lead New York along with J.R. Smith, who matched the number. "Our goal was to get at least 10 wins for this month. Obviously, we did that. Anytime you can get 10 wins for the month, especially the first month, that is always big." The Wizards, meanwhile, continued their futility this season after a quick interruption with their first victory of the year, Wednesday over the Portland Trail Blazers. Washington ...
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