Washington, DC (Sports Network) - Tristan Thompson laid in the go-ahead bucket
with 24.4 seconds remaining and the Cleveland Cavaliers hung on for an 87-84
win over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday at Verizon Center.
Thompson finished with 15 points and 12 rebounds and Kyrie Irving netted a
game-high 26 points to go with six rebounds and eight assists for the
Cavaliers, who have won back-to-back games after losing six in a row. Daniel
Gibson and Alonzo Gee donated 10 points apiece in the triumph.
Emeka Okafor scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, while Jordan Crawford
netted 17 points on 7-of-15 shooting for the scuffling Wizards, who lost for
the eighth consecutive game. Nene gave 16 points and seven rebounds, while
Martell Webster contributed 12 points and 10 boards in the setback.
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