• Julius Randle scores 36, Isaiah Hartenstein makes huge defensive stop to lead Knicks to win over Cavaliers, snapping four game losing streak

    1 day ago - By Bésame

    Isaiah Hartenstein heard the word from his coach so many times it stuck in his brain on the final possession.
    Verticality.
    It's hands up on a contest, arms raised vertical, preventing the shot without fouling. And on Tuesday night, Hartenstein did Tom Thibodeau proud.
    “Thibs screams it all the time, ‘Verticality. Verticality,'” Hartenstein said. “So that was going through my head, just being vertical. No matter what he does, try to dunk it. Be vertical. If he tries to do what he did, tries to get a foul. My main thing was being vertical.”
    Hartenstein's defense stopped Donovan Mitchell's...
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  • Randle has 36, 8 3s as Knicks stop Mitchell, Cavs 105-103

    2 days ago - By Bésame

    NEW YORK - Julius Randle had 36 points and 13 rebounds, and his eighth 3-pointer snapped a tie with 2:07 left as the New York Knicks beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-103 on Tuesday night.
    Donovan Mitchell had 24 points, eight assists and seven rebounds in his return from a three-game absence with a left groin strain. But he had his last three shots blocked and was slow to get up after falling to the ground in an effort to save the Cavaliers' final possession.
    RJ Barrett added 16 points and Jalen Brunson had 14 for the Knicks, who snapped a four-game losing streak.
    Jarrett Allen had 24...
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