April 22, 2023 (Jack87 News) – In Game 3 of the first round of the NBA playoffs BK8, the Knicks defeated the Cavaliers 99-79 at home, leading the Cavaliers 2-1 score in the series.
Specific score: 17-17, 15-28, 23-27, 24-27 (Cavaliers first)
Cavaliers Player Stats: Donovan Mitchell 22 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists, Darius Garland 10 points, 2 rebounds and 3 assists, Mobley 10 points, 10 rebounds and 1 assist, Jarrett Allen 6 points, 5 rebounds and 1 assist, LeVert 17 points, 4 assists and 3 rebounds.
Knicks Player Stats: Julius Randle 11 points, 8 rebounds and 3 assists, Bet99 Jalen Brunson 21 points, 4 rebounds and 6 assists, RJ Barrett 19 points, 8 rebounds and 3 assists, Quikley 11 points, 1 rebound and 2 assists, Hart 13 points and 6 assists.
At the beginning of the game, both sides suffered score drought. The Knicks’ core 22bet Randle made 0 of 5 shots in the first quarter and felt bad. In the second quarter, the Knicks gradually regained their touch, but the Cavaliers were still cold. At halftime, the Cavaliers trailed 32-45. The 32 points were also the Cavaliers’ lowest score in the first half of the playoffs in the past 15 years. After changing sides and fighting again, the Cavaliers still couldn’t find the touch, and the point difference continued to widen. In the end, the Knicks won a 20-point victory, leading the Cavaliers 2-1.