NEW YORK – Michael Beasley scored 30 points as the New York Knicks beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-96 at Madison Square Garden on Saturday.
Courtney Lee added 20 points for the Knicks, who posted their fourth straight win and held on to third place in the Atlantic Division.
Reserve Doug McDermott scored 13 points while center Willy Hernangomez was kept on the bench.
Point guard Russell Westbrook led the attack with 25 points for the Thunder (14-15), placed second last in the Northwest Division.
Paul George got 18 points and nine rebounds while Carmelo Anthony and reserve Patrick Patterson managed 12 each.