Cleveland 91, New York 81

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio
Officials - #35 Kane Fitzgerald, #55 Bill Kennedy, #52 Scott Twardoski
Attendance - 16760

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New York 23 22 19 17 81
Cleveland 27 18 24 22 91

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New York 7-11 3-6 4-5 L1
Cleveland 7-10 3-3 4-7 W1

Recap


Anderson Varejao had 10 points and 16 rebounds and the Cavs continued their dominance over the New York Knicks with a 91-81 home victory on Wednesday to snap a four-game losing streak.

The Cavs have won 12 of the last 13 meetings against the Knicks, who haven’t prevailed in Cleveland since Nov. 29, 2006.

Amar’e Stoudemire had 19 points and 12 rebounds and Carmelo Anthony had 15 points, but shot just 5 of 14. The Knicks committed 23 turnovers and shot just 3 of 20 on 3-pointers.

Both teams were playing the second gmae of a back-to-back.

Varejao was active in the paint and on the glass, drawing a technical on Tyson Chandler and making life miserable on the Knicks. His 16 rebounds were one shy of his season high and two shy of his career best.

Antawn Jamison had 15 points and Omri Casspi had 13 points, but left in the second half to get six stitches in his chin. Rookie Kyrie Irving had seven points and seven assists.

Top Game Performances

New York   Cleveland
Amar'e Stoudemire 19 Scoring Antawn Jamison 15
Carmelo Anthony 6 Assists Kyrie Irving 7
Amar'e Stoudemire 14 Rebounds Anderson Varejao 16
Carmelo Anthony 5 Free Throws Made Kyrie Irving 4
Tyson Chandler 2 Steals Anderson Varejao 4
Carmelo Anthony 1 Blocks Anderson Varejao 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New York 81 42.1 3-20 14-20 18 44 3 8 23
Cleveland 91 43.6 9-20 14-26 28 44 2 10 19

Upcoming Games

  • Cleveland will play their next game at home against New Jersey. The Cavaliers have a W/L % of .167 after a win and .545 after a loss.
  • New York will play their next game on the road against Miami . The Knicks have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .300 after a loss.
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