Lebron James had 24 points 9 rebounds and 12 assists. Kyle Kover added 21 points and Dwyane Wade chipped in 15 points. As the Cleveland Cavaliers came back from a 23 point third quarter lead. To beat the New York Knicks 104-101 at Madison Square Garden.
The New York Knicks cracked the game wide open in the second quarter. When they outscored the Cleveland Cavaliers 29-13 in the period. The Knicks built a 23 point lead in the third quarter and went into the fourth period up by 15 points.
Just when it looked like New York was about to beat Cleveland for the second time this season. Lebron James speared-headed a fourth-quarter rally. That seen his team hit 9 three-pointers in the period. Kyle Kover hit 5 of those 9 pointers and finished with 18 of his 21 points in the f0urth quarter.
However, it was Lebron James that hit a three-pointer in Kristaps Porzingis face. To put his team up by three points and the Knicks was never able to recover from that.
Tim Hardaway Jr led all scorers with 28 points. Enes Kanter added 20 points and grabbed 16 rebounds. Kristaps Porzingis chipped in 20 points but only shot 7-21 from the floor.
The Cleveland Cavaliers will head to Charlotte for face the Hornets on Wednesday night.
While the New York Knicks will host the Utah Jazz (with Rudy Gobert) at the Garden on the same night.
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