69
      Thursday
      84 / 63
      Friday
      84 / 65
      Saturday
      86 / 67

      Knicks rout Pistons, end losing streak at 2 games

      Carmelo Anthony scored 29 points in just 32 minutes, and the New York Knicks ended a two-game losing streak with a 121-100 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday.

      Steve Novak added a season-high 18 and JR Smith had 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Knicks, who started 8-1 and had the Eastern Conference's best record before a couple of defenseless performances in Texas spanning the Thanksgiving holiday. They were much better Sunday, improving to 5-0 at home.

      New York takes the short trip to Brooklyn on Monday to face the Nets, a game that was postponed by Superstorm Sandy.

      Brandon Knight scored 21 points and Charlie Villanueva had 17 for the Pistons, who have lost six straight games at Madison Square Garden.