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NBA roundup: Knicks top Thunder in Carmelo Anthony's return

NBA roundup: Knicks top Thunder in Carmelo Anthony's return

Carmelo Anthony got the cheers but the New York Knicks got the win, shutting out their former All-Star in the second half and beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-96 on Saturday night for their fourth straight victory.

Michael Beasley tied his season high with 30 points in place of injured Kristaps Porzingis, and Doug McDermott, one of the players acquired for Anthony, added 11 of his 13 after halftime to help the Knicks break open the game.

Anthony scored 12 points in the first half but missed his last five shots, perhaps low on energy after the Thunder's three-overtime victory at Philadelphia a night earlier.

He made a three-pointer for the Thunder's first basket of...

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