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Halftime Reaction: Sixers 53, Knicks 41

SO FAR, NOT RAY'S DAY: Raymond Felton showed some rust in his first game back in nearly five weeks.

Felton, playing for the first time since fracturing his pinky on Dec. 25, finished the first half with five points, an assist and two turnovers. Philly is outscoring the Knicks by 10 when Felton's on the floor (to be fair, that's an extremely small sample size).

The Knicks' point guard is also having a tough time on defense against Holiday.

Holiday has continuously gotten to the basket against Felton in the first half. He's scored 10 of his 19 points in the paint.

STAT STRONG: On the positive side for New York, Amar'e Stoudemire has looked extremely strong around the rim and with his back to the basket.

Stoudemire has 12 points on 5-for-5 shooting. He also has a rebound, a block and an assist.

Sharing the floor with Tyson Chandler and Carmelo Anthony, Stoudemire found room to operate on the post and made the most of it, getting to the line on one trip and converting in the post on another.

Stoudemire is coming off of a strong 15-point, nine-rebound night against Boston on Thursday.

OFF HALF FOR MELO: While Holiday has 19 points on 14 shots in the first half, Anthony has scored 14 points on an inefficient 16 shots. He is 5-for-16 and 0-for-3 from beyond the arc.