LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 22 points, Andrea Bargnani added 16 and the New York Knicks snapped their five-game losing streak with just their fifth road victory of the season, 101-94, over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night.
Alexey Shved had 14 points and 11 rebounds as the Knicks ended a seven-game road skid against the Lakers, winning for coach Derek Fisher in the former Los Angeles point guard’s return to Staples Center.READ MORE: Rakell, Stolarz Help Ducks End Skid In 4-0 Win Over Senators
The NBA’s worst team (13-51) calmly maintained a lead down the stretch, sweeping the season series with Los Angeles (17-47) and picking up its first road victory over a Western Conference team all season.READ MORE: Lakers F LeBron James Fined $15,000 For "Obscene Gesture"
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