Julius Randle got fined by the NBA on Sunday and got even on Monday

This time it was the Knicks’ turn to rally from a big deficit and capture a desperately needed victory.

Randle exploded for a career-high 46 points to lead a 44-point third-quarter

The Knicks, at 27-38, moved to 4 ½ games behind the Hawks for the 10th seed and final Eastern Conference play-in spot with 17 games

They’ve played well since the All-Star break and now have something to show for it. 

Suspect from the 3-point line this season, Randle fired in a career-high eight 3-pointers (on 16 attempts) and shot 18-for-31 overall.

“I’m taking the open look and just taking it,’’ Randle said of his 3-point bust-out

Asked about the fine, Randle paused and said, “Next question

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