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Solo Melo: Against the LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Mario Chalmers-less Miami Heat, the New York Knicks or should I say Carmelo Anthony, came up big, late in the second half to outscore the Heat by 20 in the 12 point win. Melo was literally on fire last night, he was engulfed in flames and everything, going off for a career high tying 50 points on 18 of 26 shooting (7 of 10 from three), and really nothing else (2 rebounds, 2 assists), but he had 0 turnovers, making him the only player in 5 years to score 50 without a single one of those silly mishaps. Also if you look at his shot chart, he did not score a single shot in the paint, which is super weird, or amazing.
His teammates added the rest of the 52 of the total 102 points on the board for the Knicks’ 9th straight victory, which is the current longest active streak in the league. Miami, on the other hand had quite a surprise of their own, getting a rare contribution from Mike ...