The Chinese New Year was brought in with a crucial win for the Cavs last night, and the team continuity was apparent for the first time in weeks. Despite recent struggles and speculations, the Cleveland Cavaliers overpowered the Brooklyn Nets with a score of 124-116. LeBron lead the team in points and assists with 31, and 11. Kyrie for the 5th time in his career dropped 20 points in a quarter and finished off with 28. Kevin Love put up a solid 13 points, and snagged the team high rebounds with 14.
The Cavs came through with a much needed win, and did it in style with an impressive night for the big three. LeBron, Love, and Kyrie combined for a collective 72 points, and Kyrie dropped 20 in the third quarter. Kyle Korver played a promising role off of the bench with 14 points, and three, three-pointers.
LeBron continued to break records with his first assist last night, and passed Terry Porter for possession of 14th place in assists with 7161. That was not the only milestone within the game last night, Kyle Korver dropped 14 points, and hit his 10,000th NBA point.
The Cavs are still maintaining the lead in the Eastern Conference with a record of 31-14, and hold the second best home record in the league. The Toronto Raptors are two games behind the Cavs with 29 wins, and the Boston Celtics are three games behind with 28 wins.
The Cavs next game will be at home against the Oklahoma City Thunder this sunday, January 29th at 3:30 PM. For more information on the Cavaliers, make sure that you stay updated with our website, and we will continue to bring all of the Cavs stats and info that you need.