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Knicks are 6-0...Heat win in Denver for first time since '02

UNDATED (AP) - The New York Knicks remain the only unbeaten team in the young NBA season, off to a fast start with six wins in a row. They went on the road Thursday night and beat the high-riding San Antonio Spurs 104-100 behind Raymond Felton's 25 points.

 

     J.R. Smith added 17 points for the Knicks. Jason Kidd had 14 and Tyson Chandler 13 for the Knicks, who closed on a 22-11 run.

 

     Tony Parker led San Antonio with 19 points and 12 assists. The Spurs are 7-2.

 

     New York trailed by 12 points with 7 minutes left in the game, but then closed on a 22-11 run.

 

     Coach Mike Woodson said, "It shows me that this team is for real."

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     In other NBA action:

 

     - The Miami Heat opened a 19-point lead and then held off a furious Denver Nuggets rally to win 98-93 for the Heat's first win in the Mile High City in 10 years. LeBron James led the way with 27 points, 12 assists and seven rebounds. Andre Miller had 19 off the bench for the Nuggets.

 

     - Brooklyn beat the Boston Celtics 102-97. Deron Williams and Brook Lopez each scored 24. Williams also dished out eight assists. Joe Johnson made the tiebreaking basket with 3:03 left and finished with 19 before a sold-out crowd of 17,732 at Brooklyn's Barclays Center.

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