Team Stats

  • Field Goal %

    • CLE 48.8
    • 43.5 NY
  • Three Point %

    • CLE 37.5
    • 37.1 NY
  • Turnovers

    • CLE 12
    • 9 NY
  • Rebounds

    • CLE 52
    • 49 NY

Game Information

Madison Square Garden
,
  • New York, NY
  • Line: NY -11.0
  • Over/Under: 196
Attendance: 19,033
96%
Capacity: 19,763
Referees: Monty McCutchen, Karl Lane, Bennie Adams
12/16/2012 Associated Press

Irving's career-high 41 can't lift Cavs by Knicks

Raymond Felton scored 25 points, Tyson Chandler had 23, and the New York Knicks overcame Kyrie Irving's career-high 41 points and the absence of Carmelo Anthony to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 103-102 on Saturday night.

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Cavaliers28172829102
Knicks27213025103

Game Flow

CLE
NY
0:00 - 4th Quarter

CLE

102

NY

103

End of Game

Shot Chart

  • Alonzo Gee misses 23-foot three point jumper
  • Tristan Thompson makes 1-foot two point shot
  • C.J. Miles misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Alonzo Gee misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Kyrie Irving misses driving layup
  • Anderson Varejao misses two point shot
  • C.J. Miles makes 15-foot jumper
  • Tristan Thompson makes two point shot
  • Alonzo Gee misses 5-foot jumper
  • Kyrie Irving misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Daniel Gibson misses 22-foot jumper
  • Tyler Zeller makes driving layup
  • Daniel Gibson misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Alonzo Gee misses 19-foot jumper
  • C.J. Miles misses 23-foot three point jumper
  • Kyrie Irving misses driving layup
  • Steve Novak blocks Alonzo Gee 's 3-foot layup
  • C.J. Miles misses 17-foot jumper
  • Kyrie Irving makes 17-foot two point shot
  • Alonzo Gee misses 5-foot jumper
  • C.J. Miles misses 8-foot two point shot
  • Tristan Thompson makes two point shot
  • Kyrie Irving makes 10-foot two point shot
  • Tyler Zeller makes two point shot (Anderson Varejao assists)
  • Anderson Varejao misses 10-foot jumper
  • C.J. Miles makes layup
  • C.J. Miles makes 23-foot three point jumper (Anderson Varejao assists)
  • Kyrie Irving makes layup (Anderson Varejao assists)
  • Kyrie Irving misses 22-foot jumper
  • Kyrie Irving makes 25-foot three point jumper
  • Tyler Zeller makes two point shot
  • C.J. Miles misses 24-foot three point jumper
  • Anderson Varejao makes two point shot
  • Daniel Gibson misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Raymond Felton blocks Donald Sloan's layup
  • Anderson Varejao misses 14-foot jumper
  • Kyrie Irving makes 21-foot jumper
  • Kyrie Irving makes 8-foot jumper
  • Alonzo Gee makes layup (Kyrie Irving assists)
  • Kyrie Irving makes 27-foot three point jumper
  • Jason Kidd misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Ronnie Brewer makes 10-foot jumper
  • Tyson Chandler misses driving layup
  • Raymond Felton makes 16-foot jumper
  • Raymond Felton makes 22-foot jumper (Ronnie Brewer assists)
  • Jason Kidd misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Ronnie Brewer misses 18-foot jumper
  • Tyson Chandler makes two point shot (Raymond Felton assists)
  • Raymond Felton makes driving layup
  • Chris Copeland makes 22-foot jumper (Ronnie Brewer assists)
  • J.R. Smith misses 23-foot jumper
  • Raymond Felton misses 20-foot jumper
  • Raymond Felton makes driving layup
  • Raymond Felton misses driving layup
  • Steve Novak makes 25-foot three point jumper (Jason Kidd assists)
  • Steve Novak makes 27-foot three point jumper (Kurt Thomas assists)
  • J.R. Smith makes 25-foot three point jumper (Kurt Thomas assists)
  • J.R. Smith makes 20-foot jumper (Steve Novak assists)
  • J.R. Smith misses
  • J.R. Smith misses driving layup
  • Kurt Thomas makes 3-foot two point shot (J.R. Smith assists)
  • J.R. Smith misses 20-foot jumper
  • Kurt Thomas misses 19-foot jumper
  • Steve Novak makes 26-foot three point jumper (Pablo Prigioni assists)
  • Raymond Felton misses 23-foot jumper
  • Jason Kidd makes 25-foot three point jumper (Raymond Felton assists)
  • Raymond Felton misses 21-foot jumper
  • Raymond Felton misses driving layup
  • Raymond Felton misses 18-foot jumper
  • J.R. Smith misses driving layup
  • Tyson Chandler makes two point shot (Jason Kidd assists)
  • Jason Kidd misses 26-foot three point jumper
  • Tyson Chandler makes 1-foot two point shot (Jason Kidd assists)
  • Raymond Felton makes 25-foot three point jumper (Jason Kidd assists)
  • Raymond Felton makes 25-foot three point jumper (Jason Kidd assists)
  • Raymond Felton misses two point shot
  • J.R. Smith makes 18-foot jumper
  • J.R. Smith misses 22-foot jumper
  • Tyson Chandler makes two point shot
  • Tyson Chandler makes layup (Raymond Felton assists)
  • J.R. Smith makes two point shot
  • Steve Novak misses 24-foot three point jumper
  • Pablo Prigioni misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Tyson Chandler makes two point shot (J.R. Smith assists)
  • J.R. Smith makes two point shot
  • Tyson Chandler makes two point shot (Jason Kidd assists)
  • Tyson Chandler makes two point shot (Jason Kidd assists)
  • Raymond Felton misses 11-foot jumper
  • Jason Kidd misses 27-foot three point jumper
  • Raymond Felton makes 26-foot three point jumper
  • Tyson Chandler makes two point shot (Raymond Felton assists)
  • J.R. Smith misses 26-foot three point jumper
  • Jason Kidd misses driving layup
  • Jason Kidd makes 25-foot three point jumper (Raymond Felton assists)
  • Raymond Felton makes jumper
  • Raymond Felton misses 21-foot jumper

Research Notes

  • From Elias: Kyrie Irving became the youngest player to score 40 points at the current Madison Square Garden. He's more than a year younger than Michael Jordan was when he did it in 1985.It's just a coincidence that all 4 players on this list are visitors, AND that the Knicks won all 4 of these games.

  • Kyrie Irving scored 17 of his career-high 41 points on isolation plays Saturday. Irving averaged a season-high 1.55 points per play in isolation against the Knicks and despite missing 11 games this season, his 95 points on isolation plays rank in the top 10 in the NBA.

  • Kyrie Irving was 9-for-15 (60.0 percent) from 15+ feet Saturday and made a season-high five 3-point field goals. Irving's nine made shots from at least 15 feet are the most in any game in his career.

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