Knicks rally behind Gallinari, beat Denver 109-104
The AP reports: Danilo Gallinari messed with ‘Melo—and the New York Knicks emerged as the winners. Gallinari scored 17 of his 28 points during a spirited duel with Carmelo Anthony in the third quarter, and the Knicks beat the Denver Nuggets 109-104 on Tuesday night... Al Harrington added 23 points for the Knicks, who climbed out of an early 12-point hole and took control late in the third period. David Lee finished with 12 points and 16 rebounds. Anthony scored 36 points and Chauncey Billups had 25 for the Nuggets, who lost their second straight and fell into a tie with Dallas for the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference playoffs. Their magic number for clinching a postseason spot remained at three.