Marian Gaborik scored in overtime to extend the New York Rangers’ winning streak to three games with a 3-2 victory over the Florida Panthers.
Mike Woodson was fired as coach of the New York Knicks in the first major move by Phil Jackson since he became team president last month.
Carmelo Anthony scored 28 points and J.R. Smith added 25 points for the New York Knicks who defeated the Toronto Raptors 110-84 for their fourth straight National Basketball Association win.
The Philadelphia 76ers defeated the New York Knicks 97-80, while the Houston Rockets topped the Brooklyn Nets 119-106 in National Basketball Association contests.
Brook Lopez had 35 points and 11 rebounds as the Brooklyn Nets defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 103-100 to give interim coach P.J. Carlesimo his second straight National Basketball Association win.
The New York Knicks clinched a National Basketball Association division for the first time in 19 seasons with a 120-99 victory over the Washington Wizards that pushed their winning streak to 13 games.