New Orleans Hornets vs. New York Knicks: Postgame Grades and Analysis for NYC

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New Orleans Hornets vs. New York Knicks: Postgame Grades and Analysis for NYC
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The New York Knicks were able to pull away from the New Orleans Hornets in the fourth quarter for a 100-87 win on Sunday afternoon. Carmelo Anthony led the way with 25 points, Chris Copeland put in 22 and the Knicks canned 11 three-pointers on their way to the victory.

The win snapped a three-game losing skid for New York, its worst mark under Mike Woodson. The Knicks' victory also ended a four-game winning streak for the Hornets, a team that had made a living of battling back from double-digit deficits over the past few games.

New Orleans put a bit of a scare into the Knicks in this one, but ultimately, New York was just too much for Monty Williams' ballclub.

This was a solid win for a Knicks team that really needed one.

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