Found April 06, 2013 on Next Impulse Sports:
Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images This is going to be a quick one, games weren’t all that great yesterday, thought the schedule would be better today, but then I opened up ESPN. Anyways, here are the recaps. Apple Man: After going off for 50 points on Tuesday and then 40 points on Wednesday, Carmelo Anthony took a day off before following both performances with 41 points on 17 of 28 shooting and 14 rebounds on Friday night in the win over the visiting Milwaukee Bucks. In the last three games, Melo, not only tied the Knicks franchise record with 3 straight 40+ point games (previously held by future Hall of Famer, Bernard King), he also became the first player since Michael Jordan to score 40 plus and shoot 60 percent in 3 straight since 1991. J.R. Smith came off the bench for 30 points (11 of 22) and 10 rebounds to extend the New York winning streak to 11. The Bucks had them early, but after the third quarter, the game was a whole different story. Who knew letting your opponents ...
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