Wizards (0-7) fall to Knicks for worst start in team history

Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony goes to the basket against Washington's Kevin Seraphin, top. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

WASHINGTON (AP) - Carmelo Anthony made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 15.5 seconds to play and scored 37 points, and the New York Knicks rallied for a 99-96 victory on Friday night that kept the Washington Wizards winless.

Amare Stoudemire added 23 points and 12 rebounds, and Tyson Chandler had 12 points and 15 boards in the Knicks' seventh straight victory over the Wizards.

New York, which had lost four of five, trailed by 15 points early in the second quarter before Anthony and Stoudemire went to work.They scored 22 of the Knicks' 24 points in the quarter.

Nick Young scored 24 points and John Wall had 22 points and nine assists in the closest loss during the worst start in franchise history.