Carmelo Anthony returned from a two-game absence with a sprained left ankle by scoring 31 points to power the New York Knicks over the Brooklyn Nets 100-86 in an matchup of NBA rivals.
New York Knicks' J.R. Smith (L) grabs a rebound as Brooklyn Nets' Joe Johnson (C) defends during their game on December 19, 2012. Smith scored 19 points to help power the Knicks over the Nets 100-86 in an matchup of NBA rivals.
Anthony injured his ankle in a fall last week in a victory over the Los Angeles Lakers and sat out last Saturday's victory over Cleveland and a 109-96 home loss on Monday to former teammate Jeremy Lin and the Houston Rockets.
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