Anyone hoping for a semblance of defense was left disappointed, but those wanting a Knicks win got exactly what they were looking for. The Knicks road Raymond Felton's career-high 35 points and snapped an eight-game losing streak at Golden State in a 125-119 win. Amar'e Stoudemire had 26 points and 11 rebounds, and Danilo Gallinari became the third Knick with 20 or more points. The Warriors shot 51.6 percent from the floor and rallied from an 18-point deficit in the second half. The Knicks made 57.1 percent of their shots, a season best.
Scoring 35 points in the second half doomed the Nets, who fell, 86-81, to the Kings in Sacramento. The Kings had lost six straight, but the Nets proved the cure for what ails them. Kris Humphries led the way with 18 points and 10 rebounds.
The Rangers have made up for lackluster play at home with excellent play on the road, but they could not make a dent in a 5-1 loss at Colorado. , Derek Stepan scored the lone goal for the Rangers, who let in four goals in the second period after a scoreless first period.