Cavaliers Down Los Angeles 108-101 - Match Report
Dion Waiters scored 28 points for Cleveland on Monday, leading the Cavaliers to a 108-101 victory over Los Angeles at STAPLES Center.
Bettors who backed the Cavaliers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 10 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 199.5.
Cleveland got 24 points from Kyrie Irving and another 15 points from Anderson Varejao. Kyrie Irving contributed 10 assists, while Anderson Varejao cleaned the glass with 15 rebounds.
Los Angeles got 20 points from Blake Griffin in a losing cause and another 19 points from Jamal Crawford. Chris Paul contributed 9 assists for the Clippers, while Matt Barnes had 8 rebounds.
The Cavaliers hit the break leading 57-50 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Cleveland as they grabbed 43 boards, while Los Angeles only had 38.
Cleveland heads into a battle against the Warriors. Los Angeles, meanwhile, will have their next action against San Antonio.