So much for Linsanity, how about Lousanity? On an afternoon where Jeremy Lin struggled mightily, Lou Williams lit up the Knicks for 28 points as the Sixers left Madison Square Garden with a 106-94 victory. The Sixers extended their Atlantic division lead to 3.5 games while the Knicks are slipping ever closer to being out of the postseason altogether.
Williams did most of his damage in a crazy display in the last 3 minutes of the third quarter in which he tallied 14 points. Evan Turner continued his fantastic run since being inserted into the starting lineup with 24 points and 15 rebounds. Andre Iguodala filled up that stat sheet once again with 19 points, 7 boards, 8 assists and four steals.
Carmelo Anthony led the Knicks with 22 points, but PG Jeremy Lin struggled with 5-18 shooting and turned the ball over 6 times. Knicks fans chanted "fire D'Antoni" in the waning minutes of the game.
The Sixers had a lot of highlight moments, but for me, the winner for play of the game is Thaddeus Young freezing the normally fantastic defender Tyson Chandler and then taking it straight down Broadway.
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