CLEVELAND – The story was served on Monday night at the Quicken Loans Arena as the Knicks set a franchise record for the longest defeat in their 73-year history at 17 games in a wire-to-wire defeat between 107 and 104 against the Cavaliers set up in The Zion Bowl.
The Knicks buried themselves in an 8-0 hole at the beginning and could not overtake the Cavaliers despite a fight for the final seconds as they fell to 10:46.
The game ended with the Knicks failing frantically from the 3-point line. Knicks Center hatch Kornet missed a wide open 3-pointer, 19 seconds before the end and the Knicks a point behind. In the previous cast Kornet had got a 3-pointer, which had reduced the deficit to one.
But the Knicks still had a chance to make a draw in the final seconds and came home at three. John Jenkins made his Knicks debut after signing a 1
The Cavaliers moved to 12-45, though both clubs are likely to have the same 14 percent odds in the lottery to win the best election. It's expected to be Zions Williamson from Duke.
The Knicks gave up their 30th game in 32 games despite being carted by a two-way G-Leaguer Kadeem Allen. The rookie scored a career height of 25 points in 10: 16 shooting.
Despite the late loss, Jenkins made a good debut when he scored his first three shots and scored seven points in nine minutes. 5.
The Knicks came out of a hole with 17 points in the second half and the two defeats of the league fought into the fourth quarter. Lotto pick rookie Kevin Knox, however, could deliver no clutch games. Knox put in a 3-pointer with 3:20 left and Jordan Clarkson responded with a 3-pointer to a lead of seven points.
Two possessions later, the Knicks had dropped four points again, but Knox was driven with a 1-point: 20 left. Knox finished 13 points in a 5-of-16 shooting – 1 in 7 on 3 hands. The Knicks are now 1-31 in games Knox started.
The Cavaliers dominated early thanks to Kevin Love on his first start since October, scoring 14 points and nine rebounds in 16 minutes.
When building a 63- After 48 of the halftime break, the Cavaliers injured the Knicks from the 3-point line when the Knicks rallied, making 8 of 20.
While Knox made a good first quarter with seven Having scored points, he dropped his colleague rookie Collins Sexton to points in a three-point game. The dodgy guard scored a hit on a swimmer over Knox and pulled the foul in the second quarter.
Knox followed with an air ball on a wide open 3-pointer and in the third quarter with another. Knox was selected via Sexton as injury compensation for the Rising Stars Challenge this weekend.
In a narrative sequence, Brandon Knight, who was recently acquired by the Cavs, buried a 3 and Noah Vonleh followed with a stone from the corner. The Knicks made only six 3-pointers in the first half and made two.
Jenkins debuted in the third quarter at Knicks. At his first offensive touch, he scored a move in the alley. Then he scored another tricky turn, hit a runaway on the lane, then hit a 3-pointer and scored seven points in the first six minutes.