Cleveland Defeats Denver 117-109 - Recap
|Cleveland Defeats Denver 117-109 - Recap|
Cleveland got 23 points from Kyrie Irving en route to a 117-109 victory over Denver on Friday at Pepsi Center.
Cleveland was an underdog by 7 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 211.5.
Cleveland got 20 points from Tristan Thompson and another 19 points from C.J. Miles. Anderson Varejao contributed 7 assists, while Anderson Varejao cleaned the glass with 16 rebounds.
Denver got 23 points from Wilson Chandler in a losing cause and another 19 points from Ty Lawson. Ty Lawson contributed 11 assists for the Nuggets, while Timofey Mozgov had 11 rebounds.
Cleveland led at halftime, 68-57.
Cleveland had a 49-41 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Cleveland heads into a battle against the Mavericks. Denver, meanwhile, will have their next action against Phoenix.