Jefferson has played more than 1,100 games and is a career 37-percent shooter from beyond the arc. "We got a good win on our home floor".
Once the game started, the Cleveland Cavaliers made sure the Knicks' nightmarish season continued.
"We got up and then it got too easy for us and we started messing around", Lue said.
"The 7'3" forward left the game just before halftime and did not return.
The Knicks absorbed their second straight loss and 35th in 58 outings.
"Just gives us a lot of flexibility defensively", James said.
Well, Anthony was still in a Knicks uniform Thursday, putting up 20 points that were largely inconsequential because they came on 9-for-25 shooting with five turnovers. The Warriors scored just 18 points in the second quarter against the Clippers and trailed 61-49 at the half.
Arkansas Supreme Court strikes down local LGBTQ non-discrimination ordinance
Besides Arkansas, Tennessee and North Carolina enacted similar bans on local anti-discrimination laws. The Arkansas Civil Rights Act does not mention "sexual orientation" or "gender identity".
LeBron James notched his sixth triple-double this season, with 18 points, 13 rebounds, and 15 assists, and Kyrie Irving led Cleveland with 23 points. Against the Cavaliers Thursday night, Lee was one of the few real bright spots for the Knicks.
Irving also had had his string of 29 consecutive made free throws snapped when he missed his first attempt at 3:25 of the second quarter.
After Dolan imposed an indefinite ban on any more Oakley visits to Madison Square Garden, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver intervened and, with the help of Michael Jordan, attempted to broker a peace summit.
Even better: Oakley will reportedly serve as Dan Gilbert's guest, sitting two rows behind the Cavs owner, which could be interpreted as a shot at Dolan for his treatment of Oakley by a fellow owner. Dolan and Knicks officials contend that Oakley was agitated and had yelled obscenities at the Knicks owner and other personnel.
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It is unclear when Porzingis hurt himself, but the Knicks do fear he will miss some time. General manager David Griffin said Smith was "on schedule, maybe slightly ahead of schedule" to return from surgery, which was December 23.