Cleveland Cavaliers Team Report – March 9
=== Cleveland Cavaliers Team Report – March 9 ===
(Sports Network) – LeBron James poured in 34 points to help the Cleveland
Cavaliers continue their playoff push with a 108-102 win over the Atlanta
Hawks on Monday at Philips Arena. James also dished out seven assists and
grabbed six rebounds, as the Cavaliers won their fourth straight and moved
into a tie with Boston for seventh place in the Eastern Conference.
Carlos Boozer added 25 points and 11 rebounds for Cleveland, which gave away a
20-point second quarter lead before rallying back for the victory. Jeff
McInnis continued his stellar play of late and contributed 14 points and 10
assists in the victory, Cleveland’s sixth in its last nine road tilts.
Zydrunas Ilgauskas had 20 points and eight boards in the win for Cleveland.
The Cavaliers dominated the paint to the tune of a 54-38 points in the paint
James has scored in double digits in straight games. He has averaged 22.8
points, 6.5 rebounds and five assists in that span.
Boozer has averaged 16.5 points and 12.8 rebounds in his last 10 games. He has
recorded double digits in rebounding in nine of his last 12 contests.
The Cavs are off until Wednesday when they visit Vince Carter and the Toronto
Raptors. Cleveland is 0-2 against the Raptors this season. The teams will also
play on April 6th at Gund Arena.