Anthony's line read 45 minutes played, 36 points, 19 rebounds, two assists and one block. Though Chicago made him work for his points tonight, Anthony became the first Knick to ever score 35 points in six consecutive games. In grabbing those 19 rebounds, Melo has now averaged 13.3 rebounds a game over his last four.
In scoring 36 points, Anthony continues his torrid April scoring binge. He's currently in a dogfight with Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder for the NBA scoring title. Coming into the game Anthony led Durant 28.6 points per game to 28.3, and his 36-point performance only helps that. Despite the Knicks losing, Anthony's performance moved him one step closer towards grabbing himself a scoring title.