Anthony sets Knicks, MSG records with 62 points

7:56 PM, Jan 24, 2014   |    comments
Jan 24, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Charlotte Bobcats power forward Anthony Tolliver (43) defends against New York Knicks small forward Carmelo Anthony (7) in the first half at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports
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NEW YORK (AP) - Carmelo Anthony has scored a Knicks-record 62 points, most at the current Madison Square Garden, in New York's game against the Charlotte Bobcats on Friday night.

Anthony set the records when he banked in a short jumper with 7:24 remaining, giving the Knicks a 109-72 lead. He broke Bernard King's team mark of 60 points and passed Kobe Bryant's building record of 61, set five years ago.

Anthony shot 23 of 35 from the field, including a make when he took off from midcourt at the halftime buzzer, and grabbed 13 rebounds.

He passed Kevin Durant's 54 points for most in the NBA this season.

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