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Ishmael Smith of the Golden State Warriors and (Credit: Getty Images)

Ishmael Smith of the Golden State Warriors and Mike Bibby of the New York Knicks go for a loose ball. (Dec. 28, 2011)

Warriors 92, Knicks 78

The Warriors, without guard Stephen Curry, beat the Knicks, 92-78, in their first road game of the season.

Ishmael Smith of the Golden State Warriors and
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Ishmael Smith of the Golden State Warriors and Mike Bibby of the New York Knicks go for a loose ball. (Dec. 28, 2011)

New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony is fouled by
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New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony is fouled by Golden State Warriors' Dominic McGuire during the second half. (Dec. 28, 2011)

The New York Knicks' Amar'e Stoudemire clears his
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The New York Knicks' Amar'e Stoudemire clears his goggles in the second quarter against the Golden State Warriors. (Dec. 28, 2011)

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Head coach Mike D'Antoni of the New York
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Head coach Mike D'Antoni of the New York Knicks argues with the referee during their game against the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena. (Dec. 28, 2011)

Amare Stoudemire of the New York Knicks looks
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Amare Stoudemire of the New York Knicks looks to pass during their game against the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena. (Dec. 28, 2011)

New York Knicks' Amar'e Stoudemire, left, drives against
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New York Knicks' Amar'e Stoudemire, left, drives against Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson during the first half. (Dec. 28, 2011)

Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks passes
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Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks passes the ball down court while guarded by Dorell Wright and Monta Ellis of the Golden State Warriors. (Dec. 28, 2011)

Amar'e Stoudemire shot 8-for-11 from the floor on
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Amar'e Stoudemire shot 8-for-11 from the floor on opening day, giving him one of his highest shooting percentages as a Knick. (Dec. 28, 2011)

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Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry, right, cheers on
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Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry, right, cheers on the team as he sits on the bench with an injured ankle. (Dec. 28, 2011)

The New York Knicks' Amar'e Stoudemire works under
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The New York Knicks' Amar'e Stoudemire works under the basket against the Golden State Warriors in the fourth quarter. (Dec. 28, 2011)

Ekpe Udoh of the Golden State Warriors shoots
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Ekpe Udoh of the Golden State Warriors shoots over Renaldo Balkman of the New York Knicks. (Dec. 28, 2011)

Golden State Warriors' Monta Ellis, right, celebrates in
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Golden State Warriors' Monta Ellis, right, celebrates in the final minute as Steve Novak of the Knicks walks off the court. (Dec. 28, 2011)

Monta Ellis of the Golden State Warriors drives
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Monta Ellis of the Golden State Warriors drives between Carmelo Anthony and Landry Fields. (Dec. 28, 2011)

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The Golden State Warriors' Monta Ellis, left, tries
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The Golden State Warriors' Monta Ellis, left, tries to drive past the New York Knicks' Josh Harrellson. (Dec. 28, 2011)

Amare Stoudemire of the New York Knicks has
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Amare Stoudemire of the New York Knicks has a shot blocked by Ekpe Udoh and Dorell Wright. (Dec. 28, 2011)

Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks walks
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Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks walks back to the Knicks' bench after being taken out of the game at the end of the fourth quarter of their loss to the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena. (Dec. 28, 2011)

Amare Stoudemire of the New York Knicks drives
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Amare Stoudemire of the New York Knicks drives on David Lee of the Golden State Warriors. (Dec. 28, 2011)

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