The Cleveland Cavaliers took a one-sided 96-83 victory over the Chicago Bulls in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series at Quicken Loans Arena Saturday afternoon.
Cleveland covered as an 11.5-point home favorite while the final score played UNDER the 193.5-point total.
LeBron James cashed in an and-1 layup to ice the game in the fourth quarter, finishing with 24 points six rebounds, five assists and four blocked shots. Guard Mo Williams scored 19 points and dished out 10 assists in the win.
The Bulls got 28 points from second-year guard Derrick Rose in the loss. He added 10 assists and seven rebounds to his stat line. Small forward Luol Deng scored 12 points and grabbed six rebounds in support.