Thursday , Dec , 02 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Cleveland Cavaliers Team Report – December 2

=== Cleveland Cavaliers Team Report – December 2 ===

(Sports Network) – The Cavaliers couldn’t derail the red hot Phoenix Suns on
Wednesday night, as they fell 120-101 at America West Arena.

Jeff McInnis tallied a game-high 26 points and Zydrunas Ilgauskas added 21
points, while Drew Gooden recorded 19 rebounds and 11 points. It marked
Gooden’s sixth double-double of the season.

LeBron James rounded out the Cavs’ double-digit scorers with 15 points and
also notched six assists. James has registered double-digits in every game
this season, as he is averaging 25.5 points, 7.5 rebounds and 6.1 assists per
contest.

Cleveland hit 44.3 percent from the field in the game, including 45 percent
(9-of-20) from three-point range. The Cavs drained 14-of-17 shots from the
charity stripe.

The Cavs were outrebounded by the Suns, 48-37, in the losing effort. Cleveland
has lost back-to-back contests.

Cleveland, which sits one game behind first place Indiana in the Central
Division, finishes up it three-game road trip in Denver tonight. Second-year
stars James and Carmelo Anthony, who both played on the Olympic team this
Summer, will go head-to-head in the contest.

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