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                === Anthony leads streaking Knicks over Suns ===
 
 New  York, NY  (Sports Network) - Carmelo  Anthony netted 34 points in the New
 York Knicks' 106-99 victory over the Phoenix Suns.
 
 Raymond Felton tallied 23 points and seven assists, while Tyson Chandler added
 15  points and 13 rebounds for New York, which has won three straight and
 remained unbeaten at home.
 
 Marcin Gortat had 18 points and 10 boards for the Suns, who have dropped their
 last three contests.
 
 "I  think they're a  hell of basketball team. I really do," Phoenix head coach
 Alvin  Gentry said.  "When you add Iman Shumpert and Amar'e Stoudemire back to
 the mix, shoot, they're as good as anybody."
 
 The  Knicks  took an 89-72  edge into the fourth,  but Phoenix clawed back and
 made it interesting in the end.
 
 Felton's  fadeaway  jumper gave the  hosts a 103-93  cushion with 1:46 to play
 before  Shannon Brown  hit a pair from  the line, P.J. Tucker drove in for two
 and Brown converted a layup to cut the deficit to 103-99 with 29.3 ticks left.
 
 J.R.  Smith  then sunk two free  throws at the  other end, Brown was unable to
 knock  down a 3-pointer  and Chandler split a pair from the stripe to seal the
 outcome.
 
 "Every game is not going to be a runaway or blowout for us and you have got to
 give  them credit.  They played hard, they were scrapping down the stretch and
 made a game out of it," Knicks coach Mike Woodson said about the Suns. "At the
 end  of the  night, we closed it out  and was able to get the 'W'. That's what
 counts."
 
 The  Knicks stormed out  of the gate and jumped out to a 21-6 advantage midway
 through  the  opening frame, but the  Suns outscored the hosts, 14-3, over the
 rest of the frame to cut the deficit to 24-20 heading into the second.
 
 An  11-2 run late in the second gave New York a 59-39 margin before Dragic hit
 a  triple  with 2.8 seconds left  in the half to  cut the margin to 17 heading
 into the break.
 
                                   Game Notes
 
 Phoenix  turned the ball over 17 times, which led to 23 New York points, while
 the  Knicks gave  the ball  away just  eight times  ... Steve  Novak hit  four
 triples  for  12 points  off the  bench for  New York  ... The Knicks' Rasheed
 Wallace was ejected 1:25 into the game after delivering a blow to Luis Scola.
 
 12/02 20:03:31 ET