New York Knicks 125 - Detroit Pistons 116 (2OT)
STAT converts an alley-oop at the end of the first half.
Stat Of The GameAmar'e Stoudemire showed Knicks fans what type of game a true superstar can put together, recording 37 points, 15 boards, seven assists and one block in the road win.
Turning PointDanilo Gallinari got beat at the end of regulation and the first overtime session, but in the second overtime, the third-year sharpshooter took over. Gallo opened the scoring in the 54th minute with a trey, and then immediately forced a turnover by drawing an offensive foul on Richard Hamilton. On the next possession, Gallinari drilled another three-pointer, igniting the Knicks to a 16-7 run over the final five minutes to give the Knicks the emotional win.
Quote Of The Game
“I gave (Gallo) a high five (after the game) and told him great job. He kept his head in the game and won the game for us there in the second OT.”-- Amar'e Stoudemire