The Knicks outscored the Cavs 32-20 in the first quarter on the way to a 123-105 win Monday night. Julius Randle scored 30 points, Marcus Morris Sr. added 23 and the Knicks beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 123-105 Monday night to avenge a 21-point home loss eight days prior. R.J. Barrett added 15 points and Damyean Dotson had 11 for New York.
Kevin Porter Jr. led Cleveland with 18 points. Collin Sexton and Alfonzo McKinnie each had 14. Kevin Love, who had 17 points in the first meeting, did not play due to back tightness, the first game he’s missed this season. Jordan Clarkson (13), Brandon Knight (12) and Darius Garland (10) also reached double figures in points for Cleveland. Cavs have lost 4 straight and are now 4-9.