Melo Scores 22 in the 1st Half, Gets Shut Down By LeBron in the 2nd
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Carmelo Anthony came out strong with 22 first half points but only scored 4 in the 2nd half of the Knicks loss to the Cavs on Friday night.
LeBron gets most of the credit for the 2nd half shutdown and also finished with a game-high 31 points.
“Certain games are going to predict itself and you’ve got to be able to defend at a high level on the defensive end and then make timely shots, and we did that,” James said.
BRON VS MELO
LEBRON: 31 points, 3 rebounds, 6 assists, 2 steals, 1 block (12-21 fg, 0-2 3pt, 7-10 ft)
MELO: 26 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists, 0 steals, 1 block (9-20 fg, 4-8 3pt, 4-4 ft)
BONUS VIDEO: MELO’S FIRST HALF