Cleveland vs Phoenix Wrap - Cleveland Wins 101-90
Kyrie Irving went off for 26 points and added 3 rebounds leading Cleveland over Phoenix, 101-90, on Thursday at US Airways Center.
Cleveland was the ATS victor, as they covered the 7-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 196.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Cleveland got 23 points from Antawn Jamison and another 10 points from Daniel Gibson. Kyrie Irving contributed 6 assists, while Anderson Varejao cleaned the glass with 17 rebounds.
The Suns got a 16-point performance from Steve Nash, who was supported by 14 points from Marcin Gortat. Steve Nash had 15 assists in a losing cause for Phoenix, while Marcin Gortat grabbed 10 rebounds.
The Cavaliers hit the break leading 56-48 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Cleveland as they grabbed 47 boards, while Phoenix only had 39.
Next game, Cleveland takes its act on the road to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Phoenix, they head home to face New Jersey.