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NEW YORK (AP) -- Blame the Christmas carols.
In a "Bah humbug!" moment, Carmelo Anthony jokingly suggested the halftime music messed up the mood, offering that among a couple of reasons for the Knicks' slow start Sunday.
He made sure no excuses were needed at the end.
Anthony scored 19 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter, rallying New York to a 94-91 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves.
New York trailed from the opening minutes until Anthony scored eight straight points down the stretch. He had scored just nine points on 3-of-11 shooting in the first half, but had the final 12 for the Knicks to give them a 4-2 finish on their six-game homestand.
"It was just a matter of just getting it going. I think for the first half we were sluggish, seemed that we didn't have no momentum, no energy, it looked like our legs wasn't there in the first half," Anthony said. "Once again, we dug ourselves a hole and we fought out of the hole today. This ...
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New York's Carmelo Anthony and three others were thrown out of a
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NEW YORK -- After a lackluster start, Carmelo Anthony turned it on in the final minutes and so did the New York Knicks, who squeezed out a 94-91 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves at Madison Square Garden on Sunday. Anthony, cold from the floor for most of the game and down to his last foul with 3:04 left in the game, finished with 33 points, scoring the Knicks' last 12...
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