With two wins at home, New York is on the verge of advancing to the second round of the playoffs.
The New York Knicks won 102-93 in a game against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 4 of the 1st round of the 2022-2023 NBA playoffs held at Madison Square Garden in New York, USA on the 24th (hereinafter Korean time).
New York went 37-45 last season and failed to make the playoffs. And in the off-season, they recruited Jaylen Brunson (188cm, G), but were evaluated as ‘overpay’. However, once the season started, all these evaluations disappeared. New York with Brunson recorded 47 wins and 35 losses with a strong defense.
New York, which advanced to the playoffs, met the Cleveland Cavaliers. New York is ahead with a record of 3 wins and 1 loss in the regular season. And this momentum continued in the playoffs.
New York won a pleasant victory with Brunson, who scored 27 points from the first game. Although they lost the second game, it was encouraging to record 1 win and 1 loss in their away matches. And the third game was played at home in New York.
New York, who played the game at home, showed off their long-term skill, salty water defense. The opponent’s field goal success rate was tied at 38%. Only 79 goals were lost. In particular, Cleveland’s young players were overwhelmed by the atmosphere of New York’s Madison Square Garden.
The 4th game was played like that. This time, it was New York’s home. New York led from the first quarter. Although they allowed a turnaround midway through the third quarter, Brunson took the lead again by scoring 6.2 seconds before the end of the quarter. And in the 4th quarter, the players played evenly and won the game. In the match that day, New York showed a strong defense, tying the opponent to 93 points. 안전놀이터
After the game, New York coach Tim Thibodeau gave the approval of the game. “Our team has a secret weapon,” said coach Thibodeau. “The atmosphere at Madison Square Garden is incomparable to other stadiums. Opponents are overwhelmed by this atmosphere. This is why we are stronger at home,” he said, thanking the home fans.
In fact, New York’s Madison Square Garden fans have a passion comparable to any other stadium, and this atmosphere continues even in the playoffs. New York, which overpowered the atmosphere, won 2 at home and made the series 3-1. Now, if you add one more win, you will succeed in advancing to the second round of the playoffs in 10 years.