Perhaps the most exciting Round 1 matchup in all the NBA Playoffs will get underway on Saturday. The Cavs and Knicks played some close and competitive games this season, and in the past. Get some of the notable figures here.
By the Numbers is presented by Betway.
16 … road games this season that Julius Randle has scored at least 30 points, tying him with Bernard King for the best mark in team history.
10 … games this season that Evan Mobley has gone for at least 20 points and 10 boards, with Cleveland going 7-3 in those outings.
567 … career blocks for Mitchell Robinson, good for second-best in Knicks history and needing only 2,191 more swats to pass Patrick Ewing for the top spot.
.646 … Jarrett Allen’s shooting percentage in 175 career games as a Cavalier – tops in franchise history, ahead of Mark West (.553) and Evan Mobley (.533).
154 … field goals that Jalen Brunson has hit this year from 5-to-9 feet from the basket, tying him with Nikola Jokic for the most close-range buckets in the league.
.480, .392, .659 … Knicks shooting percentages against the Cavaliers from the floor, from three-point range and the free throw line, respectively, in the four-game series this year.
.446, .387, .779 … Cavaliers shooting percentages against the Knicks from the floor, from three-point range and the free throw line, respectively, in the four-game series this year.
410 … career games that it took Donovan Mitchell to reach 10,000 career points and 1,000 career three-pointers – fastest by any player in NBA history.
223 … rebounds that Immanuel Quickley grabbed in 60 games off the bench this year for New York – most by a Knicks reserve guard in franchise history.
+441 … Darius Garland’s plus/minus number this season – tops on the team and good for 7th-best in the NBA.
1 … players in Knicks team history to score 50 points while canning at least eight three-pointers in a game – Julius Randle on March 20 against Minnesota.
.539 | .434 … Isaac Okoro’s shooting percentages from the floor (124-of-230) and from three-point range (49-113) over the final 44 games of the season.