Knicks Fall to Heat 93-85, Heat Clinch Southwest Division
Carmelo Anthony scored 42 points for the Knicks, but had only two baskets in the fourth quarter.
The Knicks just stood and watched as the Heat took the game away from them on Sunday.
Monday, Apr 16, 2012 Updated at 6:28 AM EST
LeBron James had 29 points and 10 rebounds, Dwyane Wade added 28 points and nine boards, and the Miami Heat beat the New York Knicks 93-85 on Sunday to clinch the Southeast Division title.
Chris Bosh finished with 16 points and 14 rebounds for the Heat, who pulled away in the fourth quarter of a possible playoff preview. Miami is second in the Eastern Conference and New York came into the game tied for seventh, although they fell back behind Philadelphia after the loss.
Carmelo Anthony scored 42 points for the Knicks, but had only two baskets in the fourth quarter, perhaps tired after playing 43 minutes. New York had its nine-game home winning streak snapped.
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