The stars of Miami led the offense in the win 93-85 over the Knicks , who accumulated nine wins in a row at Madison Square Garden in New York.
LeBron James scored 29 points, ten rebounds and three assists, guard Dwayne Wade had 28 points and nine sacks on the boards, and power forward Chris Bosh scored 16 points and 14 rebounds to complete the work of the "Big Three”, in a challenge which marked the third win over their rivals in the present war and ensure first place in the Eastern Division of the NBA.
Although James did not win a single match against forward, who scored 42 points, six turnovers and lost, the star of the Heat made a great team effort, especially in the fourth quarter as Miami broke the scoreboard in their favor.
In this last quarter, the Heat did a solid job on defense and blocked the attack of the Knicks, making Anthony can only score two baskets.
Anthony, who played 43 minutes, felt the effort and finished the game with nine rebounds and five assists after scoring 14 of 27 shots, including 2 of 7 triples, and 12 of 15 shots of staff.
The New York team, which maintains a close fight with the Milwaukee Bucks for the eighth and final Eastern Conference at this time, would be playing against the Chicago Bulls.