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The Cavaliers were short of major generals in this campaign, and only 9 players were able to play, but Drummond played the role of the core of offense and defense very well, scoring 33 points, 23 rebounds, 2 steals and 2 blocks, leading the Cavaliers to a 106-103 victory at home
The Knicks ended their three-game losing streak and gave their opponents a five-game losing streak.
In the first quarter, the Cavaliers took the lead in entering the state. Nance and Osman hit three-pointers, Drummond succeeded at the basket, and the Cavaliers started 12-6.
The Knicks found their touch after a timeout adjustment, Barrett hit a three-pointer, Randall and Payton teamed up to hit the basket and scored 4 points, helping the Knicks erase the point difference.
The two teams fell into a see-saw state after that. Drummond frequently killed the inside line, but the Knicks’ Quikley and Knox responded with three-pointers, and the two teams drew many times.
In the last minute, the jealous Drummond continued to make 3 free throws, and the Cavaliers ended the first quarter with a 28-25 lead.
In the second quarter, Quikley was active on the offensive end, scoring 7 points in a row from inside and outside to lead the Knicks to overtake the score.
Osman hit two consecutive three-pointers to stabilize the situation.
Drummond was still lethal after returning to the court, and the Knicks had to frequently send him to the free throw line.
Since then, Barrett and Payton have continued to rely on speed to hit the Cavaliers inside.
After halftime, the Cavaliers led the Knicks 57-55.
After changing sides, Barrett hit a three-pointer and quickly counterattacked successfully, leading the Knicks to a 7-0 lead.
However, Drummond continued his touch, and then continued to attack the inside and scored 5 points. Osman also suddenly broke out and scored 2 three-pointers in a row. The two helped the Cavaliers return a wave of 10-0 and establish a lead with 76-66.
However, the Cavaliers failed to maintain their touch in the second half of the quarter. They suddenly lost power, and the Knicks seized the opportunity to launch a counterattack.
After scoring 4 points, the more blooming Knicks hit a 12-0 climax, chasing the score to 80 at the end of the third quarter.
In the last quarter, the inside competition between the two sides entered a fierce stage. Randall scored 6 points in a row from outside shots, and Drummond used his strong body to attack repeatedly.
At the last minute, Randall surprised everyone by completing a violent buckle in the face of Drummond’s block, but unfortunately missed the key penalty.
After that, Zhuang Shen made consecutive key steals and made 2 of 4 free throws to help the Cavaliers seal the victory.
Knicks vs Cavaliers Full Game Replay
Knicks vs Cavaliers Full Game Replay
Scores and statistics of both sides: Scores in a single quarter: 25-28, 30-29, 25-23, 23-26 (Knicks in front) Cavaliers (6-7): Drummond 33 points, 23 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals
Blocks, Osman 25 points, 5 assists, 3 rebounds and 2 steals, Nance 14 points, 9 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 steals, Dotson 13 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists, Okoro 13 points, 4 assists, 2 steals and 2 blocks, McGee 2 points.
Knicks (5-8): Randall 28 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists, Quikley 23 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists, Barrett 20 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 blocks and 4 turnovers, Payton 9 points and 3 rebounds, Knock
Si 6 points, Robinson 5 points and 6 rebounds, Noel 4 points, 6 blocks and 4 rebounds, Topping 2 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists, Rivers 2 points, 2 rebounds and 2 assists.
Both sides start: Cavaliers: Dotson, Okoro, Osman, Nance, Drummond Knicks: Payton, Barrett, Bullock, Randall, Robinson