Originally posted on ZagsBlog.com:
NEW YORK — After a record-setting night from deep, Carmelo Anthony beat the Hawks with a driving layup.
Anthony set a personal best by making 9-of-12 3-pointers, but it was his drive past Josh Smith with 12.5 seconds left that helped the Knicks edge the Hawks, 106-104, at Madison Square Garden.
“It was just a matter of not letting Josh Smith set his feet, not letting the Hawks set their feet,” Anthony said after scoring a game-high 42 points while tying the Knicks’ franchise record for 3-pointers in a game. He made 10 for the U.S. Olympic team last summer in a win over Nigeria, but his previous high in an NBA game was seven..
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