The Knicks are finally doing what they haven’t all season, beating teams they should be annihilating.
The Knicks beat down the Philadelphia 76ers at Madison Square Garden on Monday evening 123-110. The Knicks had five players score in double figures on the night.
Tim Hardaway Jr. led the Knicks in scoring with 28 points. Amare Stoudemire was next is scoring with 23 points, while Carmelo Anthony and J.R. Smith scored 22 a piece.
The 76ers’ Michael Carter-Williams notched a triple-double with 23 points, 13 boards and 10 dimes. Tony Wroten also helped out tallying 23 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists.
Stoudemire started at center in place of Tyson Chandler due to personal reasons.
The Knicks continued their success by blowing out the Celtics in Boston 116-92 Wednesday night.
Cole Aldrich started at center for Chandler who is still out for personal reasons, and Stoudemire with the team wanting to rest him. Aldrich capped the night off with 12 points and 10 rebounds.
Anthony led the way with 34 points and 9 rebounds. Hardaway Jr. scored 22 points, while Smith had 13.
The Knicks are now in the 9th seed in the Eastern Conference with these victories. The Knicks will host the Milwaukee Bucks Saturday afternoon.