Cleveland vs Charlotte Recap - Cavaliers Win 106-104
Cleveland got 33 points from Kyrie Irving en route to a 106-104 victory over Charlotte on Friday at Time Warner Cable Arena.
Cleveland won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 196.5.
Tristan Thompson had 19 points for Cleveland and C.J. Miles chipped in with 18 points. Kyrie Irving had 6 assists for the Cavaliers, while Tristan Thompson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
Charlotte got 27 points from Ben Gordon in a losing cause and another 20 points from Ramon Sessions. Ramon Sessions contributed 6 assists for the Bobcats, while Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had 9 rebounds.
The Cavaliers hit the break leading 62-48 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Charlotte as they grabbed 43 boards, while Cleveland only had 40.
Cleveland heads into a battle against the Rockets. Charlotte, meanwhile, will have their next action against Detroit.