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New York earned a 100-89 victory over Chicago on Sunday, getting 20 points from Tim Hardaway Jr. at Madison Square Garden.
The Knicks were a 3.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 185.5.
New York got 17 points from J.R. Smith and another 17 points from Carmelo Anthony. Raymond Felton contributed 7 assists, while Tyson Chandler cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Chicago got 17 points from Jimmy Butler in a losing cause and another 13 points from Joakim Noah. Joakim Noah contributed 9 assists for the Bulls, while Joakim Noah had 17 rebounds.
New York led at halftime, 45-39.
Chicago won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 45-36.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Brooklyn looking for another win. For Chicago, they head home to face Orlando.