Cleveland vs Los Angeles Wrap - Cleveland Wins 120-118
|Cleveland vs Los Angeles Wrap - Cleveland Wins 120-118|
Los Angeles was scorched by Luol Deng for 27 points as the Cavaliers defated the Lakers 120-118 in NBA action on Tuesday.
Cleveland won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 4-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 205.5.
Cleveland got 18 points from Anderson Varejao and another 17 points from Dion Waiters. Anderson Varejao contributed 6 assists, while Anderson Varejao cleaned the glass with 18 rebounds.
Los Angeles got 28 points from Nick Young in a losing cause and another 26 points from Jodie Meeks. Kendall Marshall contributed 16 assists for the Lakers, while Pau Gasol had 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Los Angeles were victorious, as the score was 63-57 at the break.
Cleveland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 48-35.
Next game, Cleveland takes its act on the road to face Portland looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head on the road to face Phoenix.