76ers-Knicks: Philadelphia Blows 23-Point Lead, Beats New York In OT

Posted: 1st November 2009 by Ash Marshall in NBA
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Al Harrington scored a career-best 42 points off the bench and Danilo Gallinari added 30 in his first start for the Knicks in Saturday night's 141-127 overtime loss to the Philadelphia 76ers. The 76ers squandered an 18-point fourth-quarter lead and Chris Duhon sent the game into OT with a layup with five seconds left to send their Halloween nightmare into a frantic finish. Harrington made 16 of his 22 shots from the field before fouling out, while Gallinari shot 8-of-16 from beyond the arc as the Knicks crashed to their third consecutive defeat and second overtime loss in as many days. The defeat gave the Knicks their worst start to a season in four years, while the 76ers improved to 2-1 with the victory. As in New York's previous two games against Miami and Charlotte, Mike D'Antoni's men ...

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