NEW YORK – Carmelo Anthony scored 32 points, 16 during a 30-2 New York onslaught in the second half, the Knicks beat the Indiana Pacers, 105-79, on Tuesday night to even the Eastern Conference semifinals at one game.
Iman Shumpert added 15 points, including a sensational follow dunk in the first half, and Raymond Felton scored 14 as the Knicks turned a close game into a blowout over the final 15 minutes.
Paul George scored 20 points for the Pacers, who had a two-point lead and momentum when coach Frank Vogel called timeout with a little more than 3 minutes left in the third quarter. By the time the Pacers got on the board in the final period, the Knicks had opened a 26-point advantage.
Game 3 is Saturday at Indianapolis.
Grizzlies 99, Thunder 93: At Oklahoma City, Mike Conley scored 26 points, Marc Gasol added 24 points and Memphis beat Oklahoma City to even the Western Conference semifinals at one game.