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The New York Knicks were red-hot against the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday and they arrived with their most impressive streak in the history of the franchise.
New York had a 28-0 run in the third quarter, turning a 62-52 deficit into an 80-62 lead. According to Marc Berman of the New York Post was the most consecutive points the Knicks scored, leading a 24-0 run against the Indiana Pacers in 2003.
The Knicks finished with a 108-100 victory to improve to 10-7 in the year.
They finished beating their opponents 41-10 in the third quarter, which led to another milestone in the franchise. ESPN Stats and Info provided a full breakdown of the dominant quarter:
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The @nyknicks outscored the Raptors 41-10 in the 3rd quarter. The margin of +31 is the best scoring margin in New York in a quarter in the era of the shot clock (from 1954-55). https://t.co/W3ipy30CkV
According to Blake Murphy of Raptors Republic, Toronto had never been exceeded by more than 27 points in a only room
Perhaps the most impressive part of the race was how little an impact star forward Kristaps Porzingis had before taking the team so far this season.
Tim Hardaway Jr. was the star this time, scoring 12 points during the race as part of his 38-point career-high effort. Enes Kanter also added seven points during the historic streak to help complete the effort to come from behind.