Originally posted on Knicks Journal  |  Last updated 11/6/12
The Knicks defeated the Heat in their home opening in front of the nation's eyes. After beating the 76ers for their second straight win, (and the first game of a home & home series with Philadelphia), fans may have expected the opposing team to come out with a bit more fire as the 76ers looked for revenge on Monday night.Impressively enough, the Knicks kept the division-rival down for the second straight contest.In dominating fashion, New York pulled away for their third consecutive victory, earning them a 3-0 start to the season---the franchise's best in over a decade.Carmelo Anthony poured in the points early, allowing Coach Mike Woodson to relax him later in the game. The Knicks' star did finish with 21, but this game was about far more than just Anthony. It was about the team effort.Over the last three games, New York has unleashed a balanced attack to help propel them to victory.For a player who preferred not coming off the bench, J.R. Smith is already making an early case ...
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