Cleveland Falls 117-86 to Knicks - Recap
New York cruised to victory on Thursday, running Cleveland out of the gym and running up a 117-86 score at Madison Square Garden.
New York was a favorite by 6.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 196.5.
New York got 29 points from Carmelo Anthony and another 29 points from Tim Hardaway Jr.. Raymond Felton contributed 9 assists, while Tyson Chandler cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Cleveland got 24 points from Kyrie Irving in a losing cause and another 21 points from Dion Waiters. Kyrie Irving contributed 3 assists for the Cavaliers, while Luol Deng had 11 rebounds.
The Knicks hit the break leading 60-36 before taking care of business in the second half.
New York won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-36.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Miami looking for another win. For Cleveland, they head on the road to face Houston.