Cavs Drop 5th Straight, Lose to Knicks 106-86

(Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

(Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

(Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

CLEVELAND--After a close first half, the Cavs were outscored 17-4 early in the 3rd quarter and never recovered as the Cavs lose to the New York Knicks 106-86. Cavs have dropped their 5th straight and 10 of their previous 12 as they continue to search for answers in the John Beilein-era.

The Cavs were ice-cold from the field as they only scored 36 points 2nd half points and shot 34% (season-low). Knicks outscored the Cavs 57-36 in the 2nd half. Knicks were up 66-54 after the 17-4 run and never looked back as they were led by Marcus Morris Sr. and Julius Randle who both scored 19 points.

Collin Sexton led the Cavs in scoring with 17 points and Tristan Thompson had a career-high 22 rebounds including 10 offensive rebounds.

Cavs Head Coach John Beilein looks to learn from this game.

Cavs and Knicks are now both 12-32 after this game. Knicks will host the Lakers on Wednesday. The Cavs will host the Washington Wizard Thursday night on WTAM 1100AM & 106.9FM.

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