Knicks vs. Cavaliers: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Knicks vs. Cavaliers: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch


The New York Knicks will face the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 4 of the opening round of the NBA Playoffs.

These teams match up for the second straight game after the Knicks defeated the Cavaliers 99-79 on Friday. In the Knicks’ victory, Jalen Brunson scored 21 points (and added four rebounds and six assists), while Donovan Mitchell scored 22 in the losing effort for the Cavaliers.

When is Knicks vs. Cavaliers and when does it start?

This matchup between the Knicks and Cavaliers will begin on Sunday, April 23, 2023. Be ready to see the opening tip at 1:00 PM ET.

Where to Watch Knicks vs. Cavaliers

The Knicks and Cavaliers will hit the court at Madison Square Garden for this matchup on April 23, and if you’d like to see the game live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on ABC.

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Knicks Stats, Odds & Insights

The Knicks have won 26, or 63.4%, of the 41 games they’ve played as favorites this season.

The Knicks average 9.1 more points per contest (116) than the Cavaliers surrender (106.9).

The Knicks connect on 12.6 three-pointers per game (11th in the league) compared to their opponents’ 13. They shoot 35.4% from deep while their opponents hit 35.7% from long range.

During the 2022-23 campaign, the Knicks are scoring 2.5 more points per home game on average than on the road (117.3 at home, 114.8 on the road), but are giving up 0.2 fewer points per home game compared to road games (113 at home, 113.2 on the road).

The Knicks have seen a downturn in scoring lately, racking up 115.5 points per game in their last 10 contests, 0.5 points fewer than the 116 they’ve scored this year.

Cavaliers Stats, Odds & Insights

The Cavaliers have a +441 scoring differential, topping opponents by 5.4 points per game. They’re putting up 112.3 points per game, 25th in the league, and are giving up 106.9 per outing to rank first in the NBA.

The Cavaliers score an average of 112.3 points per game. That’s just 0.8 fewer points than the 113.1 the Knicks give up.

Beyond the arc, the Cavaliers are 19th in the league in 3-pointers made per game (11.6). They are 11th in 3-point percentage at 36.7%.

In 2022-23 the Cavaliers are putting up more points at home (113.2 per game) than on the road (111.3). And they are allowing less at home (105) than on the road (108.8).

The Cavaliers have fared worse offensively over their previous 10 games, tallying 107 points per contest, 5.3 fewer points their than season average of 112.3.

Knicks Key Players to Watch

Knicks Leaders
Julius Randle 77 25.1 10 4.1 0.6 0.3 2.8
Jalen Brunson 68 24 3.5 6.2 0.9 0.2 2
RJ Barrett 73 19.6 5 2.8 0.4 0.2 1.7
Immanuel Quickley 81 14.9 4.2 3.4 1 0.2 2.1
Quentin Grimes 71 11.3 3.2 2.1 0.7 0.4 2.2

Cavaliers Key Players to Watch

Cavaliers Leaders
Donovan Mitchell 68 28.3 4.3 4.4 1.5 0.4 3.6
Darius Garland 69 21.6 2.7 7.8 1.2 0.1 2.4
Evan Mobley 79 16.2 9 2.8 0.8 1.5 0.3
Jarrett Allen 68 14.3 9.8 1.7 0.8 1.2 0
Caris LeVert 74 12.1 3.8 3.9 1 0.3 1.7

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Author: Luis Escalante

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