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Tyson Chandler celebrates after a dunk during a game against the Nets. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Knicks 100, Nets 86

The Knicks defeated the Nets, 100-86, on Wednesday at Madison Square Garden to take the lead in the season series.

Victor Cruz looks on during a game between
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Victor Cruz looks on during a game between the Nets and Knicks. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Raymond Felton drives against Brook Lopez. (Dec. 19,
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Raymond Felton drives against Brook Lopez. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Victor Cruz attends a game between the Nets
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Victor Cruz attends a game between the Nets and Knicks. (Dec. 19, 2012)

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Tyson Chandler celebrates a defensive play with J.R.
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Tyson Chandler celebrates a defensive play with J.R. Smith during a game against the Nets. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Carmelo Anthony celebrates after sinking a 3-pointer during
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Carmelo Anthony celebrates after sinking a 3-pointer during a game against the Nets. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Tyson Chandler celebrates after a dunk in the
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Tyson Chandler celebrates after a dunk in the second half of a game against the Nets. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Tyson Chandler dunks the ball as Andray Blatche
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Tyson Chandler dunks the ball as Andray Blatche and Deron Williams look on. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Tyson Chandler dunks the ball in front of
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Tyson Chandler dunks the ball in front of Brook Lopez. (Dec. 19, 2012)

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Carmelo Anthony celebrates a 3-pointer in the second
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Carmelo Anthony celebrates a 3-pointer in the second half of a game against the Nets. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Deron Williams looks on in the second half
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Deron Williams looks on in the second half of a game against the Knicks. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Gerald Wallace dunks the ball during a game
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Gerald Wallace dunks the ball during a game against the Knicks at Madison Square Garden. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Tyson Chandler blocks a shot by Deron Williams
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Tyson Chandler blocks a shot by Deron Williams during a game at Madison Square Garden. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Deron Williams dribbles past Raymond Felton during a
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Deron Williams dribbles past Raymond Felton during a game at Madison Square Garden. (Dec. 19, 2012)

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Deron Williams dribbles upcourt during a game against
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Deron Williams dribbles upcourt during a game against the Knicks at Madison Square Garden. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Kris Humphries argues a technical foul call during
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Kris Humphries argues a technical foul call during a game against the Knicks at Madison Square Garden. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Carmelo Anthony gets double-teamed by Deron Williams and
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Carmelo Anthony gets double-teamed by Deron Williams and Kris Humphries during a game at Madison Square Garden. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Deron Williams goes up for a shot during
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Deron Williams goes up for a shot during a game against the Knicks. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Kris Humphries argues a technical foul called against
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Kris Humphries argues a technical foul called against him during a game against the Knicks. (Dec. 19, 2012)

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Tyson Chandler dunks the ball during a game
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Tyson Chandler dunks the ball during a game against the Nets. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Carmelo Anthony goes up for a layup in
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Carmelo Anthony goes up for a layup in front of Gerald Wallace. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Tyson Chandler looks on during a game against
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Tyson Chandler looks on during a game against the Nets. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Tyson Chandler celebrates after a dunk during a
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Tyson Chandler celebrates after a dunk during a game against the Nets. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Carmelo Anthony lays up a basket in front
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Carmelo Anthony lays up a basket in front of Gerald Wallace. (Dec. 19, 2012)

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Carmelo Anthony shoots over Brook Lopez. (Dec. 19,
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Carmelo Anthony shoots over Brook Lopez. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Carmelo Anthony loses the ball as he tries
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Carmelo Anthony loses the ball as he tries to drive past Deron Williams. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Carmelo Anthony lays up a basket in front
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Carmelo Anthony lays up a basket in front of Gerald Wallace. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Carmelo Anthony drives to the hoop as Deron
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Carmelo Anthony drives to the hoop as Deron Williams defends him. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Carmelo Anthony drives to the hoop as Deron
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Carmelo Anthony drives to the hoop as Deron Williams defends him. (Dec. 19, 2012)

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Jason Kidd and Deron Williams dive for a
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Jason Kidd and Deron Williams dive for a loose ball. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Carmelo Anthony reacts after missing a shot late
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Carmelo Anthony reacts after missing a shot late in the first half of a game against the Nets. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Jason Kidd and Deron Williams dive for a
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Jason Kidd and Deron Williams dive for a loose ball in the first half of a game at Madison Square Garden. (Dec. 19, 2012)

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