Cleveland Falls 123-107 to Knicks - Recap
|Cleveland Falls 123-107 to Knicks - Recap|
The Knicks got a 28-point performance from Amar'e Stoudemire as New York ran past Cleveland 123-107 on Sunday at Madison Square Garden.
The Knicks were a 12.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 218.5.
New York got 25 points from Carmelo Anthony and another 23 points from Chauncey Billups. Chauncey Billups contributed 7 assists, while Amar'e Stoudemire cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
The Cavaliers got a 23-point performance from J.J. Hickson, who was supported by 22 points from Baron Davis. Ramon Sessions had 8 assists in a losing cause for Cleveland, while Samardo Samuels grabbed 9 rebounds.
The Knicks hit the break leading 67-57 before taking care of business in the second half.
Cleveland had a 38-36 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Toronto looking for another win. For Cleveland, they head home to face Charlotte.