After Trade, Knicks Lose 12th Straight
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Conley scored 14 of his game-high 22 points in the third quarter, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat New York 105-83 on Monday night, sending the depleted Knicks to their record-tying 12th straight loss.
The Knicks (5-32), who have the NBA's worst winning percentage this season, lost for the 22nd time in 23 games.
New York played without injured starters Carmelo Anthony and Amare' Stoudemire. The Knicks were also missing J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert, who the team has agreed to trade to the Cleveland Cavaliers, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Monday night
Reserve forward Quincy Acy led the Knicks with 19 points, and Jose Calderon added 13.
The Grizzlies led by 11 at the half and pulled away in the third quarter behind Courtney Lee and Conley.