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Pablo Prigioni (9) is fouled by the Miami Heat's Norris Cole (30) during the first half of a game at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 2, 2012)

Knicks 104, Heat 84

The Knicks defeated the reigning NBA champion Miami Heat, 104-84, in their season opener on Friday at Madison Square Garden.

Dwyane Wade commits an offensive foul against the
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Dwyane Wade commits an offensive foul against the Knicks' Kurt Thomas during a game at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 2, 2012)

Carmelo Anthony drives to the hoop against the
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Carmelo Anthony drives to the hoop against the Miami Heat during a game at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 2, 2012)

Jason Kidd passes the ball during a game
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Jason Kidd passes the ball during a game against the Miami Heat at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 2, 2012)

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Raymond Felton dribbles upcourt during a game against
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Raymond Felton dribbles upcourt during a game against the Miami Heat at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 2, 2012)

An American flag covers the court during the
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An American flag covers the court during the national anthem before the Knicks play against the Miami Heat at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 2, 2012)

Carmelo Anthony celebrates after hitting a basket during
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Carmelo Anthony celebrates after hitting a basket during a game against the Miami Heat at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 2, 2012)

LeBron James waits to enter the game against
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LeBron James waits to enter the game against the Knicks at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 2, 2012)

Tyson Chandler fouls Heat forward LeBron James during
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Tyson Chandler fouls Heat forward LeBron James during a game at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 2, 2012)

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Jason Kidd defends Heat guard Dwyane Wade during
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Jason Kidd defends Heat guard Dwyane Wade during a game at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 2, 2012)

Pablo Prigioni (9) is fouled by the Miami
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Pablo Prigioni (9) is fouled by the Miami Heat's Norris Cole (30) during the first half of a game at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 2, 2012)

Miami Heat forward LeBron James (6) tries to
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Miami Heat forward LeBron James (6) tries to maintain possession while Carmelo Anthony defends him during the first half of a game at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 2, 2012)

Miami Heat forward LeBron James observes a moment
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Miami Heat forward LeBron James observes a moment of silence for victims of Hurricane Sandy before a game against the Knicks at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 2, 2012)

Carmelo Anthony addresses the crowd in regards to
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Carmelo Anthony addresses the crowd in regards to Hurricane Sandy before the Knicks' home opener against the Miami Heat at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 2, 2012)

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Miami Heat forward LeBron James drives to the
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Miami Heat forward LeBron James drives to the basket during a game against the Knicks at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 2, 2012)

Dwyane Wade looks on during a game against
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Dwyane Wade looks on during a game against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 2, 2012)

Heat guard Dwyane Wade drives against Carmelo Anthony
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Heat guard Dwyane Wade drives against Carmelo Anthony during a game at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 2, 2012)

Carmelo Anthony lays up a basket during a
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Carmelo Anthony lays up a basket during a game against the Miami Heat at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 2, 2012)

Carmelo Anthony takes a shot over Heat guard
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Carmelo Anthony takes a shot over Heat guard Ray Allen during a game at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 2, 2012)

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Carmelo Anthony commits a foul against Heat guard
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Carmelo Anthony commits a foul against Heat guard LeBron James during a game at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 2, 2012)

Heat guard Dwyane Wade puts up a shot
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Heat guard Dwyane Wade puts up a shot against Tyson Chandler during a game at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 2, 2012)

Carmelo Anthony lays up a basket during a
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Carmelo Anthony lays up a basket during a game against the Miami Heat at Madison Square Garden. (Nov. 2, 2012)

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