Knicks vs Cavaliers Final: 102-97 - Recap
|Knicks vs Cavaliers Final: 102-97 - Recap|
Amar'e Stoudemire scored 22 points leading the Knicks to a 102-97 victory over Cleveland at Quicken Loans Arena on Monday.
New York was the ATS victor, as they covered the 3-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 204.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
J.R. Smith had 18 points for New York and Steve Novak chipped in with 15 points. Raymond Felton had 10 assists for the Knicks, while Tyson Chandler was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
The Cavaliers got a 23-point performance from Marreese Speights, who was supported by 22 points from Kyrie Irving. Luke Walton had 12 assists in a losing cause for Cleveland, while Marreese Speights grabbed 8 rebounds.
New York trailed at halftime, 61-49.
New York won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-31.
New York heads into a battle against the Pistons. Cleveland, meanwhile, will have their next action against Utah.