New York, NY (Sports Network) - Nate Robinson had 24 points -- including 20 in the fourth quarter -- in just 24:43 of playing time, as the New York Knicks stopped a five-game slide against the Atlanta Hawks with a 112-104 victory at Madison Square Garden.
David Lee achieved his 34th double-double of the year with 17 points and 16 rebounds. His 34 double-doubles tie him with Orlando's Dwight Howard for the league lead.
Al Harrington added 16 points and nine boards for the Knicks, who have won five straight home games for the first time since a seven-game tear on January 26-March 2, 2007. Chris Duhon recorded 16 and 11 assists in the win, while Quentin Richardson gave 14 points.
Marvin Williams dropped a game-best 28 points for the Hawks, who have let three straight games slip away. Josh Smith added 26 and 12 boards in defeat and Flip Murray tallied 20 points.
Mike Bibby had three steals in the setback to give him 1,001 swipes for his career.
Up by four in the fourth, Robinson poured in seven straight points to give the Knicks a 96-85 lead with 6:21 left.
Williams interjected with a jumper but Robinson had a layup, and a Duhon- to-Lee alley-oop upped the lead to 13 points.
The Hawks never got closer than seven points the rest of the way.
The Hawks held a slight 26-25 lead after the first quarter and opened a 55-47 advantage at the break.
A layup from Richardson and three-point play, courtesy of Duhon, cut the Knicks' deficit to 59-58 with 9 1/2 minutes left in the third quarter.
A few minutes later, Richardson's three-pointer put the Knicks up by one.
Joe Johnson missed a jumper on the ensuing Atlanta possession, and Duhon connected on a three-point play to make it 69-65 with 5:32 left in the frame.
New York was on top 82-74 heading into the final 12 minutes.