facebook
twitter
search
search

NBA: New York 103, Orlando 98

Dec. 23, 2013 at 10:33 PM

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Iman Shumpert made a key defensive stop on Glen Davis in the final minute Monday, enabling the New York Knicks to hold off Orlando for a 103-98 victory.

The Knicks once held a seemingly insurmountable 25-point lead, but the Magic had whittled it down to 97-93 with 1:24 left and had a chance to cut the deficit further when Davis stole the ball from Beno Udrih.

Davis had a clear path to the basket but Shumpert hustled back on defense and blocked his shot from behind.

Davis regained the ball but missed on a 15-foot jumper, and the Knicks used six Udrih foul shots in the final seconds to clinch the victory.

Carmelo Anthony scored 19 points for New York before leaving with a left ankle sprain.

Arron Afflalo pumped in 25 points and Davis provided 20 with seven rebounds for Orlando.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Report: QB Miller to stay at Ohio State
A-Rod, New York Yankees negotiating compromise over HR bonus
Venable, San Diego Padres pass St. Louis Cardinals
Sacramento Kings trade Stauskas, Landry, Thompson to Philadelphia 76ers
New York Knicks, Afflalo agree to terms