Originally written on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 11/3/14
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Amare Stoudemire scored 22 points, J.R. Smith added 18 and the New York Knicks overcame a 22-point deficit without All-Star Carmelo Anthony to beat the Cavaliers 102-97 on Monday night, ending a 10-game losing streak in Cleveland. Steve Novak made three of New York's seven 3-pointers in the fourth quarter as the Knicks rallied and shook off a tough home loss on Sunday, when they blew a 16-point lead to Miami. The Knicks trailed 52-30 in the second quarter of this one when Anthony injured his right knee. He stumbled and fell awkwardly after catching a pass and did not return. Kyrie Irving scored 22 points in his return after missing Cleveland's past three games with a hyperextended right knee. After New York's Jason Kidd split a pair of free throws with 6 seconds left, the Cavaliers had a chance to tie it. Coach Byron Scott put the ball in the hands of Irving, who scored a career-high 41 against the Knicks on Dec. 15. The dazzling point guard couldn't beat Tyso...
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