GAME RECAP

 

Impact player

Arron Afflalo, New York

One of the Knicks’ sensible summer signings, the veteran guard scored 17 of his 29 points in a first half when his team built a 20-point lead.

 

BY THE NUMBERS

33-14 The Knicks’ lopsided second-quarter advantage that essentially won the game.

11 Double-doubles by rookie Karl-Anthony Towns. His 25-point, 10-rebound game was his first double-double since Dec. 9 against the Lakers.

3 Points and steals Ricky Rubio needed for a quadruple-double in a nine-point, 12-assist, 10-rebound, eight-steal night.

JERRY ZGODA