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New York Knicks vs Cleveland Cavaliers

Recreation Abstract

Following a two-game highway journey, the Cavaliers (Three-Three) return residence to tackle the New York Knicks (1-Three) on Sunday evening. Tipoff from Quicken Loans Enviornment is at 7:00 p.m. (ET).
The Wine & Gold goal to bounce again tonight after falling to the New Orleans Pelicans final evening, 123-101, in The Huge Straightforward.
So as to take action, Cleveland will want one other stable outing from their bench gamers. In 5 straight video games, the Cavs have obtained no less than 40 factors from their reserves, which is the primary time they've achieved that feat since Nov. 20-29, 2013. On the season, the Cavs’ bench is averaging 42.7 factors (4th-best in NBA).
Do not overlook the beginning 5, although. Kevin Love, who's simply two three-pointers away from 900 complete in his profession, posted his team-leading fifth double-double of the season final evening in opposition to NOLA with a team-high 26 factors on 7-12 taking pictures, together with 5-6 makes from past the arc, a team-high 11 rebounds and one steal.
As Love preps to set a career-high in threes, LBJ is engaged on breaking one other report this season. LeBron wants simply 57 factors to develop into the seventh participant in league historical past to succeed in 29,00zero factors, in addition to the youngest to take action.
Because the Cavaliers attempt to get issues rolling once more within the standings, New York hopes to jump-start their lineup after a sluggish opening to the 2017-18 marketing campaign.
The Knicks, who earned their first "W" of the season final evening in opposition to the Brooklyn Nets, are leaning on Latvian ahead Kristaps Porzingis to guide his membership to success. Towards the Nets, Porzingis notched 30 factors and 9 rebounds. Guard Courtney Lee chipped in with 13 factors within the victory.

Head-to-Head Matchup

The Cavaliers are hoping for continued success in opposition to the Knicks after sweeping the common season sequence in opposition to New York final season. Within the 4 wins over the Knicks in 2016-17, the Cavaliers’ offense averaged 118.Three factors on .496 taking pictures and 25.Eight assists.
Much more spectacular, the Wine & Gold gained by a median of 20.Eight factors (118.Three-97.5) all through all 4 video games.
Total, Cleveland has gained 10 straight video games over New York, together with every of the final 4 at The Q. The Cavaliers have restricted the Knicks to lower than 90 factors in six of these contests. The Cavs have outscored the Knicks by a median of 14.1 factors (104.Eight-90.7), holding them to a mixed .400 taking pictures from the sphere within the final 10 video games.
After tonight's matchup, the 2 golf equipment will tipoff three extra instances over the course of the 2017-18 common season. Their subsequent assembly can be on Nov. 13 in New York, adopted by a pair of video games in April (four/9 at NYK, four/11 at CLE).

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On Deck

Following Sunday's matchup, the Cavs will return to The Q to battle the Pacers on Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. (ET) earlier than touring to the nation's capital to tackle the Washington Wizards on Friday.
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