The Knicks outlasted the Warriors 132-94 at Madison Square Garden for their EIGHTH straight win… as Immanuel Quickley had 22 points off the bench to lead New York in scoring
- The Knicks continued their strong play on Tuesday with an easy win over the Warriors
- Immanuel Quickley was one of six players in double figures in the home victory
- Jalen Brunson also chipped in 21 points as he continued his impressive year
- The Knicks are up to the sixth seed in the East, just 2.5 games out of third place
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Immanuel Quickley scored 22 points off the bench to lead six players in double figures for the New York Knicks, who held on to extend their longest active NBA winning streak by routing the visiting Golden State Warriors. 132-94 on Tuesday.
Jalen Brunson scored 21 points and Julius Randle (15 points, 12 rebounds) posted a double-double for the Knicks, who have won eight straight — their longest nine-game streak since April 9 -24, 2021.
Quentin Grimes scored 19 points, RJ Barrett had 18 points and reserve Miles McBride added 10 points for the Knicks, who beat the Warriors in New York for the first time since February 27, 2013. Mitchell Robinson (nine points, 10 rebounds) just missed the double-double.
Immanuel Quickley impressed off the bench for the Knicks on Tuesday night against the Warriors
Jordan Poole scored 26 points for the Warriors, who fell to 1-2 since superstar shooting guard Stephen Curry suffered a left shoulder injury on Dec. 14. Curry is out for a while.
Jonathan Kuminga had 13 points while Moses Moody, Klay Thompson and Ty Jerome scored 11 points for Golden State, which lost for the sixth time in eight games.
The Knicks opened with an 8-0 run before the Warriors scored 12 of the next 16 points and tied the game for the only time on a trio of free throws by Poole. Barrett responded with second-chance baskets for New York, which twice allowed Golden State to pull within two points before taking a 33-25 lead into the second quarter.
The Warriors went on an 8-2 run to start the second before McBride and Quickley hit back-to-back 3-pointers.
Golden State cut the deficit to five before Brunson went on a personal 9-0 run as the Knicks took their first double-digit lead. New York never led by less than nine the rest of the game and led 69-56 at the half.
Jordan Poole scored 26 points for the Warriors but it wasn’t enough on the night in New York
The Warriors cut the deficit to 10 three times in the third quarter before the Knicks began to pull away. Robinson’s free throws gave New York its first 20-point lead at 88-67 with 5:37 left.
The Knicks led 100-81 at the end of the third and scored the first 11 points of the fourth to lead by 30 for the first time. New York took the lead when Svi Mykhailiuk drained a pair of free throws for the game’s final points with 58 seconds left.
Elsewhere on Tuesday night, the Jazz beat the Pistons 126-111, the Chicago Bulls beat the Miami Heat 113-103, the Wizards had a narrow 113-110 win over the Phoenix Suns and the Nuggets won 105- 91 against the Grizzlies.