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Knicks 119, Warriors 104: Scenes from the RJ and Mitch show

The youngsters buried Golden State.

NBA: New York Knicks at Golden State Warriors Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

The New York Knicks started out hot with a 40-point first quarter and pulled away in the second half to beat the Golden State Warriors, 119-104.

The haterz will point to a bizarre Draymond Green ejection late in the second quarter, but the fact is that New York mostly had command of this game from the opening tip. The Warriors came into Thursday night on fire, but the Knicks had the medicine.

RJ Barrett led the Knicks with a career-high 28 points. He was in total command of his scoring arsenal in the first half, and he got enough buckets when the team needed it in the second half.

Mitchell Robinson, who got a few days of much-needed rest after getting pummeled in recent games, came to life in the second half. The Warriors might have the No. 2 overall pick playing center, but young Mitch destroyed Golden State’s backline with 18 second-half points.

The second unit struggled in the first half, but helped build the lead in the second. Obi Toppin had some cool dunks.

Benny will have the recap. Get some sleep, kiddos.