Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Knicks Down Wizards

Prior to tonight's game at Madison Square Garden, the Washington Wizards had lost two out of three meetings to the Knicks. Their lone victory over New York came on February 6th at the Verizon Center. Tonight, the Wizards made their final trip of 2013 to the World's Most Famous Arena, intent on evening the season series at two games a piece.

Wizards guard Martell Webster reaches in against Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Andrees Latif/Reuters)
The Knicks led 58-43 at the half and held on for 120-99 victory, their thirteenth straight, behind 36 points from Carmelo Anthony. New York tied a franchise record with 20 three-pointers on the game.

Washington was led by John Wall with 33 points. Cartier Martin added 16 points off the bench.

The Wizards will return home to host Miami tomorrow night at the Verizon Center.