New York got 20 points from J.R. Smith en route to a 91-75 victory over Cleveland on Saturday at Madison Square Garden.
New York was a favorite by 11 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 191.5.
New York got 19 points from Carmelo Anthony and another 14 points from Tyson Chandler. Baron Davis contributed 5 assists, while Tyson Chandler cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Cleveland got 13 points from Antawn Jamison in a losing cause and another 12 points from Alonzo Gee. Donald Sloan contributed 4 assists for the Cavaliers, while Antawn Jamison had 7 rebounds.
New York led at halftime, 46-38.
New York won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 47-38.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Indiana looking for another win. For Cleveland, they head home to face San Antonio.