Cleveland Defeats Atlanta 99-83 - Recap
|Cleveland Defeats Atlanta 99-83 - Recap|
Atlanta was victimized by Kyrie Irving for 33 points as the Cavaliers defeated the Hawks 99-83 in NBA action on Wednesday.
Cleveland was an underdog by 4 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 193.5.
Cleveland got 15 points from Alonzo Gee and another 11 points from Tyler Zeller. Shaun Livingston contributed 5 assists, while Tristan Thompson cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
Atlanta got 17 points from Josh Smith in a losing cause and another 15 points from Jeff Teague. Jeff Teague contributed 8 assists for the Hawks, while Zaza Pachulia had 10 rebounds.
The Cavaliers hit the break leading 49-40 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Atlanta as they grabbed 46 boards, while Cleveland only had 45.
Next game, Cleveland takes its act on the road to face Denver looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head home to face Utah.