Milwaukee, WI (Sports Network) - J.R. Smith made the go-ahead three-pointer
with 1:04 remaining and the Knicks got past the Bucks, 111-107, in Wednesday's
crucial Eastern Conference matchup.
With the win the Knicks moved two games ahead of Milwaukee for the
conference's eighth and final playoff spot. They were paced by Carmelo
Anthony's 32 points and got 19 from Tyson Chandler.
New York remains one game behind seventh-place Philadelphia in the East and
four games behind Boston in the Atlantic Division after both the 76ers and the
Celtics won on Wednesday.
After Smith's three-pointer put the Knicks up, 108-107, the Bucks missed three
consecutive shots on their ensuing possession. Monta Ellis had 35 points and
10 assists in the setback, Brandon Jennings added 22 points and Mike Dunleavy
finished with 19.
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