Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Washington Wizards: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

Andy BaileyFeatured ColumnistJanuary 6, 2016

Dec 28, 2015; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) alongside guard Kyrie Irving (2) against the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Cavaliers defeated the Suns 101-97. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Thanks to a huge third quarter from LeBron James and a huge fourth quarter from Kyrie Irving, the Cleveland Cavaliers (24-9) upended the Washington Wizards (15-18), 121-115, at the Verizon Center.

James finished with 34 points on 12-of-22 shooting and grabbed 10 rebounds. Irving scored 32 points on 14-of-22 shooting. J.R. Smith joined in on the barrage, adding 25 points on 10-of-16 shooting.

All five Wizards starters were in double figures, as Garrett Temple led the way with 21 points on 7-of-10 shooting. John Wall had 20 points, 12 assists and seven turnovers.

The season series is now tied 1-1, with the next game coming on February 28 in D.C.

 

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