New York became the first team in NBA history to have a winning percentage below .200 and beat the defending champions. Langston Galloway added a career-high 22 points, while Lou Amundson finished with a double-double of 12 points and a career-high 17 rebounds. The Knicks' defense took over late, holding the Spurs to 1 basket in the extra period.
Tony Parker had 21 points for the Spurs, including their only field goal in OT. They managed 2 free throws the rest of overtime following Parker's field goal 16 seconds in, as they fell for the second time in 9 games.
Tim Duncan finished with 17 points and 8 rebounds, while Kawhi Leonard added 13 points, but finished just 3-of-9 from the field. The Spurs as a team finished 1-of-9 from the floor in overtime, including 3 turnovers, and finished shooting 38 percent overall.
The Spurs were without Manu Ginobli, who missed with a sprained right ankle, as the Spurs remained in 6th place in the Western Conference. San Antonio led by as many as 13 in the third quarter, but New York used an 8-0 run in the fourth to take their first lead of the game.
The Knicks pulled this upset off without Tim Hardaway Jr. and Cleanthony Early, and only had 10 players in uniform.
The Knicks still hold the NBA's worst record at 14-53 and will host the Minnesota Timberwolves tomorrow night. The Spurs fell to 41-25 overall and will visit the Milwaukee Bucks tonight.