Knicks-Bobcats: Double OT Heartbreak For New York In 102-100 Loss

Posted: 31st October 2009 by Ash Marshall in NBA
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The New York Knicks showed admirable fighting spirit in erasing a 21-point deficit on Friday night before eventually falling to the Charlotte Bobcats in double overtime. DJ Augustin sank a pair of free throws with 2.5 seconds remaining, and Danilo Gallinari's prayer from mid-court came up short as time expired to hand the Knicks their second consecutive defeat to open the season. A 27-point fourth quarter had helped draw New York back into a contest they really had no right being in, and Gallinari even had a chance to win it in regulation, missing a 3-pointer with just one tick left on the clock. Charlotte's Raymond Felton tied the game twice in the final 30 seconds of overtime on strong drives to the basket, and the game was finally decided in the second period of OT on a questionable fou ...

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