Crawford’s Jumper Lifts Knicks to Win
New York 102, Philadelphia 100
PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 14 (Ticker) -- Jamal Crawford was a one-man show in the closing moments.
Crawford scored 21 points, including the game-winning jumper with 1.3 seconds left, as the New York Knicks posted a 102-100 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers in a preseason matchup.
Eddy Curry added 25 points and 10 rebounds and Nate Robinson had 15 points for the Knicks, who won their second straight exhibition game.
After New York first-round pick Mardy Collins drew a charge against Andre Iguodala with 24 seconds to go, Crawford - who scored 11 of his team's final 12 points - let the clock wind down before drilling a jumper from the top of the key for a 102-100 edge.
Following a timeout by Philadelphia, Kyle Korver - who had 24 points - missed a long 3-pointer as time expired.
Iguodala netted 21 points and Shavlik Randolph added 13 for the Sixers, who shot 38 percent (33-of-86) from the field.
Philadelphia first-round selection Rodney Carney shot just 1-of-8 in 21 minutes, finishing with four points. Allen Iverson collected 12 points and eight assists in 24 minutes.