Knicks blow past Hornets late

Knicks blow past Hornets late

Credit: Associated Press

Knicks blow past Hornets late

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by Associated Press

wwltv.com

Posted on December 11, 2009 at 10:39 PM

Al Harrington scored 28 points and the New York Knicks beat the New Orleans Hornets 113-96 Friday night, scoring the game's last 18 points.

The Knicks won their fourth straight for the first time since winning six in a row from Feb. 27-April 6 in 2006. The Hornets lost for the first time in seven home games.

New York trailed 96-95 with less than five minutes left, but Harrington and Duhon hit a barrage of baskets. Duhon sank back-to-back 3-pointers, and Harrington followed with two more as the Knicks put the game away.

David West scored 20 for New Orleans, and Chris Paul added 13 points and 13 assists. The Hornets, who scored a season-high  62 points in the first half, had nine field goals in the second half.
 

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