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NBA: Knicks fight back to down the Cavs

CASUALTY:Carmelo Anthony injured his knee in the Knicks’ comeback win, while Arran Afflalo scored 26 points in New Orleans as the Magic ended a three-game skid


Stephen Curry added 26 points and tied a season-high with 12 assists, while Klay Thompson scored 10 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter to help the Warriors pull away with a 9-0 run late on.

Bogut had four points and eight rebounds in a season-high 30 minutes after missing the previous six games because of a bad back.

Andrea Bargnani scored 26 points and tied a career-high with five three-pointers, while Amir Johnson added 23 points and 15 rebounds in Toronto’s fifth straight loss.

Kyle Lowry finished with 11 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists, while Rudy Gay scored 26 points after missing the Raptors’ loss at Milwaukee on Saturday night with back spasms.


In Portland, Oregon, LaMarcus Aldridge had 23 points and 14 rebounds as Portland handed Charlotte their seventh straight loss.

Nicolas Batum and Damian Lillard each finished with 20 points for the Blazers, who had seven players in double figures and shot nearly 60 percent from the field.

Meyers Leonard, Portland’s rookie center, came off the bench to score a season-high 15 points.

Ramon Sessions had 18 points off the bench for the Bobcats, who have an NBA-low 13 wins this season.

Rookie Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had 17 points.

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