The New York Knicks won their second game in a row and four of their last five on Friday evening by blowing out the Washington Wizards, breaking their two-game win streak, by a score of 103-65 in Madison Square Garden. The Knicks are now 31-28, which puts them in seventh place in the Eastern Conference and in second in the Atlantic Division. The Wizards are now 14-45, which puts them in second-to-last place in the conference and in the Southeast Division.
The Knicks were led by J.R. Smith, who came off the bench to score 23 points. Baron Davis and Carmelo Anthony added 18 a piece, as did Steve Novak, who also came off the bench. None of the other players were able to score more than eight points, but they didn't have to. The Wizards were led by Jordan Crawford, who scored 17, Kevin Seraphin, who added 12, and Roger Mason, who came off the bench to chip in 11.