CLEVELAND– The Cavaliers posted a 109-94 win over the New York Knicks on Tuesday night at Quicken Loans Arena.
That was the second win in a row for Mike Brown’s team, and the 4th win in the last 5 games.
Kyrie Irving sparked the Cleveland attack, scoring 37 points and dishing out 11 assists. Irving was 14 for 23 from the field. Jarrett Jack was next in scoring with 17 points.
A 31-point first quarter set the tone for the Cavs as they took a 12-point lead only to see it shrink to 3 at halftime.
Cleveland was very aggressive in the third quarter as Irving was attacking the defense, scoring and setting up his teammates. 22 of Irving’s total of 37 points came in the second half. He had only one turnover.
How convincing was the win? Mike Brown was able to put the subs in the game for the final two minutes.
The Cavs are off until they travel to Orlando Friday night.