Atlanta, GA (Sports Network) - After matching his career-high with 50 points on Tuesday, Carmelo Anthony poured in 40 points to lead the New York Knicks to a 95-82 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday.
Anthony was 17-for-27 from the field, and has gone a combined 35-for-53 over his last two games.
J.R. Smith added 19 points and Raymond Felton finished with 14 points for the Knicks, who have won 10 straight. With the win, New York leads the Indiana Pacers by one-half game for second place in the Eastern Conference standings.
Kyle Korver poured in 25 points on 6-of-10 shooting from 3-point range and Jeff Teague added 15 points and nine assists for the Hawks, who lead the Chicago Bulls by one-half game for the fifth spot in the East.
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