Anthony Scores 62

Carmelo Anthony was the first 60 point scorer since Kobe Bryant’s 61 on February 2009.

In a dismal season at the Garden, the Knicks fans finally had something to cheer Friday night. Carmelo Anthony scored 62 points in a 125-96 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats. Anthony is the first 60 point scorer since Kobe Bryant in 2009 and the had most Knicks points in a game since Bernard King in 1984. His career high going into the game was 50 and thinks he could have had 70 if the game was closer. Anthony is averaging 27 points per game and shooting 45 percent from the field and 42 percent from three. The Knicks are 16-27 and 2 1/2 games out of the 8th spot in the Eastern Conference.

Kobe Bryant was the last player to score 60 points in 2009.

Bernard King was the last Knick to score 60 points in 1984.

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