Knicks knock off Nets
(L-R) J.R. Smith and Kevin Garnett
J.R. Smith, Amare Stoudemire and Shannon Brown each scored 14 points in the win.
Brooklyn, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 16 points to lead the New York Knicks to a 109-98 win over the Brooklyn Nets.

Playing without leading scorer Carmelo Anthony, the Knicks claimed the season series against their crosstown rivals.

New York announced prior to the game that Anthony would be shut down for the remaining two games after an MRI revealed a small tear in the labrum of his right shoulder. The injury will not require surgery and he will be reevaluated in a month.

Amare Stoudemire, J.R. Smith and Shannon Brown each scored 14 points in the win and Cole Aldrich added 13 points and 13 rebounds.  continue>>

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