NEW YORK — Toasted in Texas, the New York Knicks fixed things on their home floor. Now it’s right back on the road — or subway — for the first chance to claim city supremacy.
Carmelo Anthony scored 29 points in 32 minutes, and the Knicks ended a two-game losing streak with a 121-100 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday.
Steve Novak added 18 and JR Smith had 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Knicks, who started 8-1 before a couple of defenseless performances in Texas.
New York takes the trip to Brooklyn tonight to face the Nets, a game that was supposed to be the season opener.
NETS 98, TRAIL BLAZERS 85
At New York, Deron Williams had 15 points, 12 assists, four blocked shots and three steals, leading Brooklyn past Portland. Joe Johnson scored 21 points for Brooklyn, which has won five straight at Barclays Center.
SPURS 111, RAPTORS 106 (2OT)
At Toronto, Tony Parker scored six of his 32 points in the second overtime, and Tim Duncan had 26 for San Antonio.
76ERS 104, SUNS 101
At Philadelphia, Jrue Holiday had a career-high 33 points and 13 assists, leading the 76ers.
CELTICS 116, MAGIC 110 (OT)
At Orlando, Fla., Kevin Garnett had 24 points and 10 rebounds, Paul Pierce added 23 points and Rajon Rondo had 15 points and 16 assists as Boston outlasted Orlando in overtime.
NUGGETS 102, HORNETS 84
At Denver, Andre Iguodala scored 23 points, and Kenneth Faried had his eighth double-double of the season for the Nuggets.
Coach’s daughter dies at 23
The daughter of Rockets coach Kevin McHale has died at 23. Alexandra “Sasha” McHale died Saturday, and the team disclosed no other details.