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Venue TV TIME Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, OH MSG 7:00 PM EST
New York Knicks
Cleveland Cavaliers Tyson Chandler - Non-Displaced Fracture of the Right Fibula (OUT) Kenyon Martin - Sore left ankle (OUT)
Today in Knicks history
December 10, 2011 Knicks acquire center Tyson Chandler via sign-and-trade as part of a three-team trade.
April 12, 2013 New York got back to its winning ways, one day after having its 13-game winning streak snapped; the Knicks behind 31 points apiece from Carmelo Anthony and J.R. Smith defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 101-91 at Quicken Loans Arena. Anthony posted 31 points on 12-24 shooting and 14 rebounds over30 minutes for his 10th double-double of the season and second consecutive. J.R. Smith posted 31 points on 13-16 shooting from the filed over 29 minutes. This was Smith’s best shooting percentage in a game where he attempted at least 11 field-goals. Iman Shumpert added eight points and a career high 11 rebounds. Cleveland was paced by Kyrie Irving’s 31 points, six assists and five rebounds over 36 minutes. Tristan Thompson posted 15 points and 11 rebounds over 31 minutes. March 4, 2013 New York erased a 22-point second quarter deficit- without the services of its leading scorer Carmelo Anthony- and ended a 10 game losing streak at Cleveland to the Cavaliers as the Knicks rolled to a 102-97 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena. Amar’e Stoudemire led the Knicks with 22 points on 10-15 shooting and six rebounds over 32 minutes. J.R. Smith recorded 18 points, seven rebounds, and seven assists over 38 minutes. Steve Novak added 15 over 20 minutes. Cleveland was paced by Marreese Speights’ 23 points and eight rebounds over 32 minutes. Kyrie Irving added 22 point and six assists over 36 minutes. Carmelo Anthony exited in the second quarter with a right knee injury with the Knicks trailing 52-30. The Knicks rallied together and overcame a 22-point deficit and outscored the Cavaliers 72-45 over the remainder of the game. This was the largest come from behind victory since Mar. 2, 1995, when the Knicks trailed by 22-points, 71-49, to the Chicago Bulls and eventually won 93-89.