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Balanced Effort Gets Knicks over the Hump, 109-91

February 20, 2019 - NBA G League (G League) - Westchester Knicks News Release

WHITE PLAINS, NY - The Westchester Knicks (23-17), the official NBA G League affiliate of the New York Knicks, used a balanced effort to knock off the Maine Red Claws (14-23), 109-91, Wednesday evening at Westchester County Center.

Billy Garrett's 23 points led a class of five Knicks in double-figures, which he attained on 68.8-percent shooting. He also dished six dimes. Two-way Isaiah Hicks, who was transferred prior to tonight's game, scored 20 points and ended with four rebounds, one assist, two steals and raised for a block.

Jameel Warney (18), Zak Irvin (17) and Sekou Wiggs (13) rounded out the Knicks with 10-plus points. Warney's nine rebounds and seven assists led on the night in those respective categories.

For Maine, PJ Dozier finished with 22 points on 52.9-percent shooting and handed out a team-best five assists. Andrew White III and Archie Goodwin both added 17 points apiece. John Bohannon grabbed seven boards.

The game was competitive with the second and third quarters both ending in one-point margins. Hicks and Garrett both scored 11 in the final frame to help the Knicks break open an 18-point lead, the largest all game. After 18 lead changes and five deadlocked scores, the Knicks went ahead with 8:07 remaining for the lone lead change in the window, and never looked back.

The Knicks welcome Grand Rapids Drive Friday, February 22 for a 7:00 PM tipoff.

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