Raymond Felton was back in the lineup for the New York Knicks for the first time since Christmas. However, the Philadelphia 76ers were able to win in an upset. First time All-Star Jrue Holiday led the way for the Sixers, who won by a final score of 97-80.
Holiday had a career-high 35 points on 16-for-25 shooting from the field. He also had six assists, five rebounds and only one turnover.
In his return, Felton had only eight points and three assists in 29 minutes. The Knicks were led by Carmelo Anthony’s 25 points. Amare Stoudemire had 20 points off the bench in the losing effort.
The loss dropped the Knicks to 26-15, while the Sixers improved to 18-25 with the win.