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Raymond Felton looks to drive around Denver's Andre (Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Raymond Felton looks to drive around Denver's Andre Iguodala in the first half. (Dec. 9, 2012)

Knicks 112, Nuggets 106

Carmelo Anthony scored 34 points in his return from injury as the Knicks defeated the Denver Nuggets, 112-106,Sunday at Madison Square Garden.

Carmelo Anthony drives against Denver's Danilo Gallinari in
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Carmelo Anthony drives against Denver's Danilo Gallinari in the first half. (Dec. 9, 2012)

J.R. Smith goes for a dunk in the
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J.R. Smith goes for a dunk in the first half as Denver's JaVele McGee defends. (Dec. 9, 2012)

J.R. Smith pulls up to shoot in front
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J.R. Smith pulls up to shoot in front of Denver's Ty Lawson in the first half. (Dec. 9, 2012)

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Tyson Chandler dunks the ball off an alley-oop
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Tyson Chandler dunks the ball off an alley-oop pass from Raymond Felton in the first half. (Dec. 9, 2012)

Denver's Corey Brewer tries to strip the ball
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Denver's Corey Brewer tries to strip the ball from Raymond Felton in the first half. (Dec. 9, 2012)

Pablo Prigioni dribbles around Denver's Corey Brewer in
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Pablo Prigioni dribbles around Denver's Corey Brewer in the first half. (Dec. 9, 2012)

Jason Kidd makes two free throws with 20
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Jason Kidd makes two free throws with 20 seconds left in the game. (Dec. 9, 2012)

Carmelo Anthony pulls down the defensive rebound in
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Carmelo Anthony pulls down the defensive rebound in front of Denver's JaVele McGee in the second half. (Dec. 9, 2012)

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Mike Woodson speaks with Jason Kidd (5) and
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Mike Woodson speaks with Jason Kidd (5) and Carmelo Anthony (7) during a timeout in the second half. (Dec. 9, 2012)

Jason Kidd dribbles in front of Denver's Ty
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Jason Kidd dribbles in front of Denver's Ty Lawson. (Dec. 9, 2012)

Raymond Felton drives to the hoop between Denver's
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Raymond Felton drives to the hoop between Denver's Andre Iguodala and Kosta Koufos in the first half.. (Dec. 9, 2012)

Denver's Kosta Koufos is fouled by a driving
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Denver's Kosta Koufos is fouled by a driving Tyson Chandler in the first half. (Dec. 9, 2012)

Raymond Felton looks to drive around Denver's Andre
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Raymond Felton looks to drive around Denver's Andre Iguodala in the first half. (Dec. 9, 2012)

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Carmelo Anthony brings the ball up court in
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Carmelo Anthony brings the ball up court in the first half against the Denver Nuggets. (Dec. 9, 2012)

Carmelo Anthony drives against around Denver's Andre Iguodala
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Carmelo Anthony drives against around Denver's Andre Iguodala in the first half. (Dec. 9, 2012)

Carmelo Anthony drives against Denver's JaVele McGee in
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Carmelo Anthony drives against Denver's JaVele McGee in the first half. (Dec. 9, 2012)

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