Originally written on New York Sports-Kings  |  Last updated 11/8/14
They needed to handle this team easily. The Cavaliers are still in kind of a rebuilding mode. They started Tyler Zeller at center. And even though the Knicks were playing without their big man combo in Tyson Chandler and Kenyon Martin, they were still able to beat this team with ease. Its a good boost to their confidence because that loss to the Bulls could have sent them spiraling back into some bad habits. One can only hope that Chandler and Martin are healthy soon because the post season is coming and their going to need their team at full strength. This win was pretty much a blowout as the Knicks outscored the Cavaliers in every quarter except the fourth. But by that point the game wasn’t even in question. J.R. Smith is still playing at a very high level, after shooting sixteen shots in this game he only missed three. The guy really has been an x-factor for the Knicks coming off the bench. Him and Carmelo combined for more than half of the Knicks points. The offense is so dependent on them, its not a bad thing though. When one of them seems to slump the other one can pick up the slack and help out. It may seem like an unbalanced system but it really is just a give and take situation. Whoever is hotter is given the ball and takes the shots. Iman Shumpert also gets better with every game solidifying his role as the starting shooting guard. Nonetheless, the only problem for the Knicks seemed to be Kyrie Irving, but then again who doesn’t have a problem with the uber talented guard. Via Fox Sports Youtube Channel   Chris Copeland has been starting at center during these injured times and while he doesn’t offer the same toughness and rebounding that Tyson Chandler does, he has done a decent job. Plus he’s a much better scorer than Kenyon Martin or Tyson Chandler so he brings to the game his own specific set of skills that helps them. Such an easy win for the Knicks is exactly what they needed to get back on track, if they had lost this one it might have been cause for concern. The post Knicks get back on track with a win and run through the Cavaliers in Cleveland 101-91 appeared first on New York Sports Kings.
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