NY Knicks avenge worst defeat vs Boston Celtics
The New York Knicks got revenge for their worst loss of the season from the Boston Celtics by romping over their Atlantic Division rivals, 114-88.
Boston (15-32) defeated the Knicks by 41 points, 114-73, on Dec. 8.
In the rematch, Carmelo Anthony led the Knicks with 24 points, despite sitting out the fourth quarter of the blowout, and the Knicks (18-27) evened their eight-game homestand at 3-3.
Pistons 103, Magic 87
Brandon Jennings scored 20 points - the fourth straight game he has reached the 20-point mark - and the Detroit Pistons snapped a four-game losing streak with a romp past the Orlando Magic.
Josh Smith contributed 16 points for the Pistons (18-27) while guard Victor Oladipo's haul of 19 led the Magic (12-34).
Grizzlies 98, Trail Blazers 81
The Memphis Grizzlies led from start to finish in a pounding of the Portland Trail Blazers.
Forward Zach Randolph had 23 points and 10 rebounds, and guard Mike Conley contributed 19 points and seven assists for the Grizzlies (23-20).
Memphis won for the eighth time in the past nine contests.
LaMarcus Aldridge collected 27 points and 16 rebounds for the Trail Blazers (33-13). Portland lost its second consecutive game.