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Randle scored 44 in Hometown, the Knicks beat Mavs – CBS New York


DALLAS (AP) – Julius Randle scored 44 points in his best game at home, leading New York Knicks 117-109 won first Dallas Mavericks on Friday night with a streak of 5 wins, the longest in 7 years.

RJ Barrett has 24 points and eight rebounds. Derrick Rose added 15 points with fellow backup guard Alec Burks disqualified by the COVID-19 protocols.

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The Knicks (30-27) were three games over .500 for the first time since December 2017, about two months before Kristaps Porzingis injured his knee at the end of the season in his last game for the Knicks before the end. in Dallas in a blockbuster trade.

Luka Doncic scored 22 points and was associated with his career with 19 assists, while Porzingis had 23 points and 12 rebounds. But the Mavericks couldn’t chase the 3-point pointer in Doncic’s electrifying Memphis game two nights earlier with another victory.

Randle, who had 10 rebounds and seven assists, scored his first 10 points for New York and finished 16 out of 29 from the pitch. He finished a 3-point high at his season-high, going 6 out of 11, including one of the final seconds of the third quarter to give New York a 83-79 lead and go to No. private.

It was the third in his career to score 40 points for the Dallas native and just two points behind his career. Randle came out on top with his previous best 30 points at the Mavericks home when he played for New Orleans in March 2019. This is Randle’s sixth in a row with at least 20 points against his home side. his incense.

Barrett scored 10 of the Knicks’ first 13 points in the fourth quarter, helping push New York’s lead back to double digits for the first time since the start of the second quarter.

Doncic, who barely beat the whistle with a sinking one-legged shot behind the 3-point line in a 114-113 win over the Grizzlies two nights earlier, was just 2/9 out of the arc as Dallas finished 15 / 45. from deep.

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TIP

Knicks: After Randle scored 15 of the first 23 points in New York, Rose scored seven in a row for the Knicks, limited by a 3-pointer to a 30-23 lead. The Knicks led 34-25 after rising 70% in the first quarter. … Reggie Bullock finished with 11 points and did a good job of breaching Doncic’s net. … Coach Tom Thibodeau did not give much detailed information about the state of Burks.

Mavericks: At 52 in the final seconds of the first half, Porzingis was penalized for a technical foul after he was unable to control a possible bounce while fighting Randle for the spot. Porzingis turned around and yelled at an official as he ran up to the field, whistle. Bullock took the free-throw, and Barrett scored his third goal with 1.5 seconds left to give New York a 56-52 lead. … Tim Hardaway scored 16 points, Josh Richardson got 14 points and Dorian Finney-Smith added 12 points.

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Knicks: New Orleans visited Sunday to start a peak season, six games and finish a streak of nine out of 11 home games.

Mavericks: Sacramento is visiting on Sunday as the only remaining Western Conference competitor Dallas has yet to face. All three games in the season series are scheduled over a two-week period. The Mavericks have won the last three meetings of the 2019-20 season, including a meeting in the NBA.

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