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The Knicks beat the Cavs for the first time in 11 tries.

Regular victory!

Sunday night’s clash with the Cleveland Cavaliers looked to be yet another one of those games where New York plays well for three periods before faltering down the stretch to a superior club. The three-time defending conference champs—who had won their last 10 games against the ‘Bockers—trimmed a 17-point lead to six within the first few minutes of the fourth quarter. Kristaps Porzingis was being guarded by LeBron James, who is pretty good at basketball, and was struggling mightily to get off his shot. Oh well.

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Kyle Lowry’s triple-double and a young Lakers squad teamed up for a Friday night win.

It was noted a couple of times during tonight’s broadcast that the Raptors could very well be 4-0 now instead of 2-2. It’s an inspiring sentiment, even if reality doesn’t quite work that way. (For what it’s worth: I, Daniel Reynolds, would love to live in the 4-0 Raptors alternate dimension.)

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