Cavaliers vs Nets Final: 98-94 - Recap
|Cavaliers vs Nets Final: 98-94 - Recap|
Cleveland got 18 points from Tristan Thompson en route to a 98-94 victory over Brooklyn on Wednesday at Quicken Loans Arena.
Cleveland was an underdog by 3 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 194.5.
Cleveland got 15 points from Kyrie Irving and another 12 points from Jarrett Jack. Kyrie Irving contributed 9 assists, while Tristan Thompson cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
The Nets got a 21-point performance from Brook Lopez, who was supported by 17 points from Paul Pierce. Deron Williams had 9 assists in a losing cause for Brooklyn, while Kevin Garnett grabbed 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Cleveland were victorious, as the score was 49-48 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Cleveland as they grabbed 48 boards, while Brooklyn only had 37.
Next game, Cleveland takes its act on the road to face Charlotte looking for another win. For Brooklyn, they head home to face Miami.