For the second straight game, the Knicks fell behind before making a valiant comeback only to come up short. This time is was against Portland in MSG. This was Amar'e Stoudemire's first game back from injury this season.
Stoudemire started out cold, but finished with 6 points. Carmelo Anthony had 45 and J.R. Smith scored 28. Smith now has 4 straight games of 25 points or more, all coming off the bench. But Anthony was the only Knick who had a good game. He shot effectively and was instrumental in the near-comeback. Overall, the Knicks shot an abysmal 10 for 37 from the three. The Knicks only had 10 turnovers though.
The Knicks lost 105-100. Their record is now 21-10.