The Knicks trailed much of the game, but Anthony took over down the stretch, scoring 19 of his points in the fourth quarter as the Knicks won for the second time in three games.
His 3-point play with 1:13 remaining put New York ahead to stay, while J.R. Smith provided 19 points and seven assists.
Nikola Pekovic supplied 21 points and 17 rebounds for the Timberwolves, who were playing without all-star forward Kevin Love (eye injury).
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