Knicks beaten by Grizzlies
Tony Allen added 19 points and eight boards while providing his usual strong defense. Jerryd Bayless scored 11 points, including two free throws to end a Knicks flurry that had trimmed a 19-point deficit to four in the final half-minute.
Mike Conley finished with nine points and eight assists after missing two games with a bruised left thigh.
Carmelo Anthony scored 30 points, while reserves J.R. Smith and Tim Hardaway Jr. each had 16 for the Knicks.
Rockets 114, Pistons 97 - Dwight Howard led the way with 35 points and 19 rebounds as visiting Houston ran past Detroit (Josh Smith, 19).
Players out for year
The Brooklyn Nets' disappointing start to the season hit a low point with the loss of all-star center Brook Lopez for the season with a broken foot, the same one he fractured in 2011, league sources confirmed.
Bobcats small forward Jeffery Taylor will miss the rest of the season because of a ruptured right Achilles tendon.
Ex-T'wolves owner dies
Marv Wolfenson, one of the two businessmen who brought the NBA back to Minnesota, died at 87. - Wire reports