Nov 28, 2009 12:00 AM
DENVER (AP) - Carmelo Anthony scored a career-high 50 points, and the Denver Nuggets beat the New York Knicks 128-125 Friday night for their 17th straight regular-season home win.
Al Harrington had 41 points - one shy of his career high - for the Knicks, who lost their fourth straight. David Lee added 23 points and 11 rebounds.
Anthony scored 13 points in the third quarter, helping the Nuggets take a 92-87 lead into the final period. The Knicks remained within striking distance, tying it at 100 with 7:56 left when Chris Andersen was called for goaltending on Nate Robinson's short jump hook.
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