In an offensive oriented first half, the Cavaliers head into the locker room looking to cool off the red shot shooters of New York, as they shot 60 percent from the floor. The Cavaliers bench did make an impact, outscoring the Knicks role players 27-5. Cleveland went plus nine in the assist to turnover department, and were only out rebounded by 1.
The Cav’s are hanging tough against the Knick’s two headed monster of Carmelo Anthony and Amar’e Stoudemire, who compiled 17 a piece. The Knicks have Landry Fields and Toney Douglas in double digits with 12, and 11 respectively.