NY Knicks avenge worst defeat vs Boston Celtics

The Sports Xchange

Posted at Jan 29 2014 06:54 PM | Updated as of Jan 30 2014 02:54 AM

The New York Knicks got revenge for their worst loss of the season from the Boston Celtics by romping over their Atlantic Division rivals, 114-88.

Boston (15-32) defeated the Knicks by 41 points, 114-73, on Dec. 8.

In the rematch, Carmelo Anthony led the Knicks with 24 points, despite sitting out the fourth quarter of the blowout, and the Knicks (18-27) evened their eight-game homestand at 3-3.

Pistons 103, Magic 87

Brandon Jennings scored 20 points - the fourth straight game he has reached the 20-point mark - and the Detroit Pistons snapped a four-game losing streak with a romp past the Orlando Magic.

Josh Smith contributed 16 points for the Pistons (18-27) while guard Victor Oladipo's haul of 19 led the Magic (12-34).

Grizzlies 98, Trail Blazers 81

The Memphis Grizzlies led from start to finish in a pounding of the Portland Trail Blazers.

Forward Zach Randolph had 23 points and 10 rebounds, and guard Mike Conley contributed 19 points and seven assists for the Grizzlies (23-20).

Memphis won for the eighth time in the past nine contests.

LaMarcus Aldridge collected 27 points and 16 rebounds for the Trail Blazers (33-13). Portland lost its second consecutive game.