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New York Knicks
Cleveland Cavaliers Andrea Bargnani - Torn Ligament, Left Elbow (OUT) Carrick Felix - Left patellar stress fracture (OUT) Kenyon Martin - Sprained Left Ankle and Tendinitis (OUT) Anderson Varejao - Left knee contusion and hyperextension (QUEST) Amar'e Stoudemire - Sprained Left Ankle and Bone Bruise (OUT)
Today in Knicks history
January 30, 2013 Carmelo Anthony sets Knicks franchise record with his 30th consecutive 20-point effort, scoring 20 points in 113-97 win over Orlando at the Garden.
December 10, 2013 New York got out to another slow start falling down 31-19 after the 12 minutes en route to a 109-94 defeat by the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena. Carmelo Anthony, for the 20th time this season, led the team in points with 29 over 12-19 shooting over 39 minutes. Amar’e Stoudemire continued his stellar play off the bench with 17 points on 7-10 shooting and five rebounds over 27 minutes. Kyrie Irving had a huge game against the Knicks, again, as he recorded 37 points and 11 assists over 36 minutes for a double-double. Jarrett Jack provided 17 points off the bench. Tristan Thompson added 12 points and nine rebounds. After falling behind 31-19 after the first quarter, New York was able to trim the lead in the second frame behind nine points from Amar’e Stoudemire. New York headed into the half down on 48-45 after once being down as much as 18-points. Midway into the third quarter a Carmelo Anthony jumper cut the deficit to 53-52 with 6:41 left to play. That would be as close as New York would come the rest of the way, as Cleveland finished the third quarter outscoring New York 28-13 to take a 81-65. This time Cleveland held on to their double-digit lead, as they cruised in the final quarter to 109-94 victory over the New York Knicks at Quicken Loans Arena. 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.