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Knicks end 13-game playoff skid, beat Heat 89-87 in Game 4 behind Anthony's 41
NEW YORK (AP) ' Carmelo Anthony scored 41 points, Amare Stoudemire had 20 points and 10 rebounds in his return from a cut hand, and the New York Knicks snapped an NBA-record, 13-game postseason losing streak by beating the Miami Heat 89-87 Sunday in Game 4 of their first-round series.
Anthony made a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 54.5 seconds left as the Knicks overcame another serious injury, this one to Baron Davis, to win a playoff game for the first time since April 29, 2001.
Davis dislocated his right patella in the third quarter, just as the Knicks were making the run that got them back into the game after a dismal first half.
LeBron James scored 27 for the Heat, who will try to close it out in Game 5 at home on Wednesday.