NEW YORK, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- David Lee put in 22 points and pulled down 11 rebounds Wednesday, powering the New York Knicks' 108-90 rout of the Cleveland Cavaliers.
New York expanded a one-point lead (31-30) after the first quarter to 63-50 at the half and was barely threatened in third and fourth.
The Knicks have won two of three following a five-game losing streak.
Their biggest lead was 72-52 in the third, and Lee sank 9 of his 12 shots.
In a monster effort, LeBron James led Cleveland with 32 points, eight rebounds, eight assists and six steals.
Drew Gooden added 11 points and five rebounds, but no other player scored in double figures for the Cavaliers, who have lost three of four.