Anthony leads Knicks past Pacers

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NEW YORK — Carmelo Anthony had 26 points and nine rebounds, and the New York Knicks bounced back from their first loss of the season, beating the Indiana Pacers 88-76 on Sunday.

Indiana forward David West (left) looks to pass around the defense of New York's Carmelo Anthony, who had 26 points as the Knicks improved to 7-1 on the season.  KATHY WILLENS/ASSOCIATED PRESS
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Indiana forward David West (left) looks to pass around the defense of New York's Carmelo Anthony, who had 26 points as the Knicks improved to 7-1 on the season.

JR Smith added 13 points and Raymond Felton had 11 for the Knicks in their only home game in a span of seven games.

After falling 105-95 at Memphis on Friday, the Knicks (7-1) go right back on the road to start another three-game trip Tuesday in New Orleans.

David West added 14 points in Indiana’s sixth consecutive road loss.

THUNDER 119, WARRIORS 109

In Oklahoma City, Kevin Durant notched his first career triple-double with 25 points, 13 rebounds and a career-high 10 assists, and Oklahoma City beat Golden State.

Russell Westbrook had 30 points and seven assists, and Martin scored 23 as the Thunder had a season-high 31 assists for the second consecutive game and a season high in points.

PISTONS 103, CELTICS 83

In Auburn Hills, Mich., Greg Monroe had 20 points and 13 rebounds to help Detroit rout Boston for the Pistons’ first victory of the season.

RAPTORS 97, MAGIC 86

In Toronto, DeMar DeRozan scored 20 points and Amir Johnson had 14 of his 15 points in the fourth quarter to lead Toronto over slumping Orlando.

NETS 99, KINGS 90

In Sacramento, Calif., reserve forward Andray Blatche scored 22 points to lead Brooklyn to its fifth consecutive win.

76ERS 86, CAVALIERS 79

In Philadelphia, Evan Turner had 19 points and nine assists to lead Philadelphia over reeling Cleveland.


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