Cavs beat Spurs in San Antonio for the first time since 1988
San Antonio, TX (Sports Network) – LeBron James scored 35 points and pulled
down 10 rebounds, as Cleveland won in San Antonio for the first time since
1988 with an 88-81 victory in the Spurs’ home opener.
Larry Hughes tallied 18 points and Zydrunas Ilgauskas had 10 points and 11
rebounds before fouling out for the Cavaliers, who snapped a 16-game skid at
San Antonio, beating the Spurs on the road for the first time since December
Cleveland, which edged Washington on Wednesday, is 2-0 to start a season for
the first time since 2000-01, when the Cavs won their first four games.
Tim Duncan had 25 points and 12 rebounds for the Spurs, who won at Dallas
Thursday night. Tony Parker ended with 21 points and Manu Ginobili scored 14
in a losing cause.