The Cleveland Cavaliers will have to wait until Sunday to get their first look at their new additions, but the new-look New York Knicks are together right now - Carmelo Anthony included. The Cavaliers are hanging tough, however, locked in a 53-53 tie with the Knicks at halftime down at The Q.
Carmelo Anthony has 19 points to lead the Knicks, while his fellow trademate - Chancy Billups - is scoreless in 8 minute of action. Landry Fields and Amare Stoudemire each have 11 points for New York.
The Cavaliers are led by 14 points from J.J. Hickson. Hickson has 8 rebounds as well. Ramon Sessions has 12 points while Antawn Jamison has 12 points and 4 rebounds.
The Cavaliers shot 43% in the first half, but were able to out-rebound the Knicks 26-23. The Knicks were 6-10 from behind the arc in the first half.