NEW YORK, New York — Cavs head coach Tyronn Lue sent a message to his starters by yanking them including Lebron James as the New York Knicks increased its third quarter lead to 23 points at Madison Square Garden on Monday night – resulting in a 104-101 win.
After receiving a technical foul after a first-quarter altercation with Frank Ntilikina and Enes Kanter, James finished with 23 points, 12 assists and nine rebounds in response, maintaining his composure and lifting the Cavs to ninth place (.500) in the Eastern Conference. D. Wade chipped in with 15 points and Jae Crowder added 13 points.
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Kyle Korver (Creighton University) scored 19 of his 21 points ( 5-8 3pg, 5 reb) in the fourth quarter to spark the Cavs comeback victory.
Tim Hardaway Jr. had 28 points and 10 rebounds, Enes Kanter added 20 points and 16 boards and Kristaps Porzingis scored 20 points.
The Cavs visit Charlotte on Wednesday. New York Knicks host Utah on Wednesday.
Written by Andrew Mitchell for Woodlawn Post
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