Found December 15, 2012 on Waiting For Next Year:
Oh, Andy… After Steve Novak missed a free throw that would’ve given New York at three point lead, the Knicks (missing Carmelo Anthony) fouled Anderson Varejao and Andy made the first and missed latter.  Kyrie Irving Zorro Hamburglar The Dark Knight, sporting an all-black facemask, scored his career high 41 points  (including 17 in the fourth quarter) but it wasn’t enough. Ray Felton had 26 points and 7 assists and Tyson Chandler had 23 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Knicks. FINAL Team 1 2 3 4 Total CLE 28 17 28 29 102 NY 27 21 30 25 103 Cleveland Starters Pos Min FG 3Pt FT +/- Off Reb Ast TO Stl BS BA PF Pts C.J. Miles G 40:31 7-18 3-9 0-0 0 2 8 1 1 1 0 0 3 17 K. Irving G 39:14 15-25 5-8 6-7 +8 1 5 5 3 1 0 2 3 41 A. Varejao C 36:04 3-6 0-0 3-5 +11 2 8 5 0 1 0 0 4 9 A. Gee F 41:05 4-12 0-3 1-1 +8 1 5 0 3 2 0 2 4 9 T. Thompson F 17:19 5-5 0-0 0-0 -4 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 10 Bench Min FG 3Pt FT +/- Off Reb Ast TO Stl BS BA PF Pts Totals 40-82 9-24 13-17 9 45 15 12 5 0 6 23 102 Percentages .488 .375 .765 Team Rebounds: 7 D. Gibson 33:58 2-9 1-4 0-0 -1 0 4 3 1 0 0 1 5 5 T. Zeller 15:29 4-5 0-0 0-0 -6 2 6 0 2 0 0 0 3 8 D. Sloan 12:09 0-2 0-0 3-4 -9 0 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 3 K. Jones 4:11 0-0 0-0 0-0 -12 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 O. Casspi DNP – Coach’s Decision J. Pargo DNP – Coach’s Decision S. Samuels DNP – Coach’s Decision L. Walton DNP – Coach’s Decision New York Starters Pos Min FG 3Pt FT +/- Off Reb Ast TO Stl BS BA PF Pts R. Felton G 38:22 9-20 3-4 4-4 -2 0 5 7 1 0 2 0 2 25 J. Kidd G 36:44 3-14 3-13 0-0 +5 0 6 8 1 0 2 0 3 9 T. Chandler C 33:32 9-10 0-0 5-7 -8 5 10 0 2 2 0 0 3 23 C. Copeland F 18:35 4-5 2-3 1-2 -1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 11 R. Brewer F 18:18 1-3 0-1 0-0 -4 2 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 Bench Min FG 3Pt FT +/- Off Reb Ast TO Stl BS BA PF Pts Totals 37-85 13-35 16-23 13 41 26 9 5 6 0 18 103 Percentages .435 .371 .696 Team Rebounds: 8 J.R. Smith 34:39 6-20 1-5 3-4 -1 0 3 4 2 2 0 0 4 16 S. Novak 33:28 4-9 4-7 1-2 +5 1 5 2 1 0 1 0 2 13 K. Thomas 14:29 1-2 0-0 2-4 +9 4 5 2 0 0 1 0 1 4 P. Prigioni 11:53 0-2 0-2 0-0 +2 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 C. Anthony DNP – Coach’s Decision M. Camby DNP – Coach’s Decision R. Wallace DNP – Coach’s Decision J. White DNP – Coach’s Decision +/-: Team net points while player in game TO: Turnovers PF: Personal Fouls BS: Blocked Shots BA: Blocks Against
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