|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.