Detroit Pistons vs. New York Knicks 2/4/13: Video Highlights and Recap

Richard LangfordCorrespondent IFebruary 4, 2013

The New York Knicks (31-15) jumped out to an early lead over the Detroit Pistons (18-31) and never looked back as they cruised to an easy 99-85 victory in Madison Square Garden on Monday night. 

This was the Knicks' fifth straight win. 

New York more than doubled the Pistons' output in the first quarter, as they hit the break with a 28-13 lead. 

The biggest difference in this game came at the three-point line. The Pistons hit just 3-of-13 beyond the arc, while the Knicks drilled 14-of-34. 

Check out the full box score here


Player of the Game: Tyson Chandler

Carmelo Anthony scored a game-high 27 on a tidy 10-of-17 shooting, but he loses out on this nod to Tyson Chandler. 

Chandler grabbed 20 boards in this game while dumping in eight points, two assists, a steal and a block. Chandler has been grabbing boards at a prodigious rate lately, and he tied a franchise record with his third straight game with 20-plus rebounds. 


What's Next

The Knicks head off for a two-game road trip that will begin against the Wizards on Wednesday and conclude with the Timberwolves on Friday.

The Pistons will return home to take on the Nets on Wednesday and then host the Spurs on Friday.