«Cleveland Cavaliers» defeated «new York Knicks» 91:84. LeBron James scored 24 points. On account of Kevin love’s «double-double» (23 + 13 rebounds).
The Knicks played without Carmelo Anthony, who was injured in the match against «Orlando». The man of the match in the composition of the guests was a newbie Kristaps Porzingis (23 + 12 rebounds).
The first quarter was won by the hosts 31:24. At the break the team went with the score of 55:50. In the third quarter of the guests brought the lag to a minimum 59:60, 61:62. And in the 33rd minute levelled the scores 68:68. After three-quarters of 72:72.
In the last quarter there was a fierce struggle. Five minutes before the final siren «new York» came out ahead 80:79. 3 minutes 13 seconds before the end of the meeting, the LeBron James led Cavaliers forward 84:82.
Then the hosts began to increase the advantage.