Knicks stay hot thanks to Smith, beat Bobcats
New York, NY (Sports Network) - J.R. Smith was sensational yet again, reaching the 30-point plateau for the third straight game with a season-high 37, and the New York Knicks rolled to their seventh straight win with a 111-102 triumph over the Charlotte Bobcats at Madison Square Garden.
Attacking the basket all night, Smith became the first Knick ever to score at least 30 in three straight games off the bench. Averaging 26.4 points per game over New York's season-long winning streak, Smith connected on 12-of-18 from the field and was a near perfect 11-for-12 from the free throw line.
Carmelo Anthony was also pretty good, chipping in 32 points and 11 rebounds in the victory.
The Bobcats, currently sporting the league's worst record, received 35 points and seven boards from Gerald Henderson. Kemba Walker added 16 points with eight assists in the setback.
03/29 22:28:53 ET