CLEVELAND -- Kyrie Irving scored 21 points on Friday and the Cavaliers downed the Knicks, 98-90.
Manny Harris added 19 points and 12 rebounds for Cleveland, which halted a three-game losing streak. Samardo Samuels chipped in 15 points.
Amare Stoudemire returned to the New York lineup after missing 13 straight games and scored 15 points. Steve Novak also had 15 while Carmelo Anthony finished with 12 on 5-of-13 shooting.
The Knicks, who have already clinched a playoff berth, sit in seventh place in the Eastern Conference, a half-game ahead of the 76ers.
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