NBA Game Summary - Golden State at New York
(Friday, November 13th)
Final Score: Golden State 121, New York 107
New York, NY (Sports Network) - Stephen Jackson posted 23 points and eight rebounds, while Monta Ellis, Corey Maggette and Kelenna Azubuike each netted 22 points, as the Warriors beat the Knicks, 121-107, at Madison Square Garden.
The loss sent the 1-9 Knicks to their worst 10-game start in franchise history.
C.J. Watson came off the bench and hit 7-of-8 from the field for 19 points for Golden State, which shot 58.3 percent from the floor for its second win in three games.
"This is a game where two teams actually matched up pretty well against each other," Warriors head coach Don Nelson said. "Whichever team was able to shoot the best was going to win, and that was us."
Danilo Gallinari ended with 19 points and 10 rebounds for the Knicks, who have dropped six straight games since their only win of the season on November 2 against New Orleans. David Lee added 17 points and eight boards, while Al Harrington and Toney Douglas contributed 16 and 15 points, respectively.
"If you would have asked me before the year, I would have told you it would have been much better," Lee said. "It's just been very frustrating it hasn't gone that way thus far."
Golden State hit its first four shots of the final stanza, three coming from behind the arc. Jackson's trey gave the Warriors a 97-84 lead less than two minutes in, and the margin stayed in double digits the remainder of the game.
Golden State led 32-26 after the first quarter and extended the margin to 66-52 at the break with another sharp shooting effort in the second.
New York ended the third on an 11-4 run to cut its deficit to 86-80 heading to the fourth.
Knicks guard Nate Robinson returned from a six-game absence due to an ankle injury and scored nine points..Jordan Hill scored 10 points for the Knicks, who turned the ball over 21 times, leading to 31 Golden State points...It was Golden State's first road win of the season...The Warriors have won 12 of the last 15 meetings.
11/13 23:30:59 ET