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New York forward Carmelo Anthony had 27 points as the Knicks ended a three-game losing streak.  KATHY WILLENS/ASSOCIATED PRESS
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New York forward Carmelo Anthony had 27 points as the Knicks ended a three-game losing streak.

NEW YORK — Carmelo Anthony snapped out of a slow start by scoring 18 of his 27 points in the second quarter, and the New York Knicks ended their season-high, three-game losing streak with a 100-87 victory over the New Orleans Hornets on Sunday.

Eric Gordon scored 22 points as the Hornets had their four-game winning streak snapped.

BUCKS 107, RAPTORS 96

In Toronto, Brandon Jennings had 19 points and 10 assists, John Henson scored 19 points and Milwaukee rallied from a 20-point first quarter deficit to beat Toronto, its eight consecutive victory over the Raptors.

Amir Johnson had 22 points and 14 rebounds for the Raptors.

NETS 97, PACERS 86

In New York, Deron Williams had 22 points and nine assists, Joe Johnson scored 20 points and Brooklyn rallied from 12 points down in the third quarter to beat Indiana.

David West had 27 points to lead the Pacers.

SPURS 106, TIMBERWOLVES 88

In San Antonio, Tony Parker scored 20 points to lead the Spurs over Minnesota, extending the Spurs’ home winning streak to 12 games.

J.J. Barea scored 15 points to lead the Timberwolves.

NUGGETS 116, WARRIORS 105

In Denver, Danilo Gallinari scored 21 points and Ty Lawson added 20 to lead Denver.

Golden State’s Stephen Curry scored a game-high 29 points.


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