Cavaliers Down Portland 93-88 - Match Report
|Cavaliers Down Portland 93-88 - Match Report|
Kyrie Irving went off for 31 points and added 3 rebounds leading Cleveland to a 93-88 win over Portland on Wednesday at Rose Garden.
The Cavaliers were a 6-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 197.5.
Tristan Thompson had 19 points for Cleveland and Tyler Zeller chipped in with 11 points. Kyrie Irving had 5 assists for the Cavaliers, while Tristan Thompson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 14 boards.
The Trail Blazers got a 23-point performance from Nicolas Batum, who was supported by 17 points from Wesley Matthews. Damian Lillard had 7 assists in a losing cause for Portland, while Nicolas Batum grabbed 12 rebounds.
The Cavaliers hit the break leading 53-36 before taking care of business in the second half.
Portland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 54-40.
Cleveland heads into a battle against the Jazz. Portland, meanwhile, will have their next action against Milwaukee.