Despite a new coach and despite a large Carmelo Anthony (33 points, 13 rebounds), New York still stuck: the Knicks have conceded Tuesday at home against Washington (111-108) a sixth consecutive defeat, the 10th in 11 games.
Anthony scored a winning basket at 67 seconds of the match to the Knicks back to 5 lengths (101-106), but have not cracked Wizzards and do, including the support of Bradley Beal (26 pts) and John Wall (28 pts), they have inflicted on the new coach Kurt Rambis his first defeat on his debut – moreover at Madison Square Garden – the head of the new York franchise.
Rambis took over from Derek Fisher, he was the assistant, registered Monday after a fifth straight setback the day before facing the Denver Nuggets at Madison Square Garden (101-96). This coaching change was the surprise in the players.
“I do not know if this decision was made on a whim or if it has been matured,” confessed Anthony Tuesday, stressing that the players had been told “yesterday (Monday) morning.”
Across the country, Golden State continued its winning streak with a 10th straight win brave face Houston Rockets (123-110).
– Curry as habitude-
After a disastrous start to the game (38-22 in favor of the Warriors after 11 minutes), the Rockets managed to return -emmenés by author James Harden 37 points final- and even 74-69 lead shortly after halftime .
But as always-or almost-Stephen Curry was sparkling (35 points, 9 assists) and led his team to a 24th win in as many home games this season. The Warriors (47V-4d season) remain unbeaten in their last 42 games Oracle Arena!
For its part, San Antonio won at Miami (119-101), a fifth consecutive success the Spurs have particular LaMarcus Aldridge (28 pts) and Kawhi Leonard (23 pts, 9 rebounds).
Always for the Spurs, Tony Parker scored 7 points, 2 rebounds and made 5 assists succeeded, while Boris Diaw who was not part of the starting lineup scored 9 points, had 5 rebounds and 2 assists succeeded.
Rudy Gobert has managed a double double (14 pts, 10 rebounds) in the win to extend his Utah team in Dallas (121-119).
Results of the North American Basketball League (NBA) after Tuesday’s games:
Miami – San Antonio 101-119
New York – Washington 108-111
Golden State – Houston 123-110
Dallas – Utah 119-121 ap
Milwaukee – Boston 112-111