Cavs, Warriors toppled as early struggles continue
The NBA champion Golden State Warriors and beaten finalists Cleveland tumbled yesterday as earlyseason struggles continued for the league’s powerhouse teams.
Tim Hardaway Jr. and Kristaps Porzingis combined for 66 points to lead the New York Knicks to a 114-95 victory over the Cavs in Cleveland.
In Oakland, California, the Warriors coughed up 25 turnovers in a 115-107 loss to the Detroit Pistons.
Perennial Western Conference contenders San Antonio also fell as Indiana’s Victor Oladipo drained the game-winning three-pointer with 10.3 seconds remaining in a 97-94 win over the Spurs.