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Final Score: Knicks 100, Nets 97

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You can get away with a lot if you just hit your threes, apparently.

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Good lord. The Knicks didn't remotely deserve that win with the effort they gave on defense and the way they played around the basket, but an unbelievable 45-point game from Carmelo Anthony, near perfection behind the arc from Jason Kidd, and team-wide 14-28 three-point shooting is apparently enough to make up for uniformly hideous defense and a couple awful individual performances against the Nets.

We will take it. Absolutely. Recap later.