Cavaliers beat Warriors for fifth straight win

LeBron James had 31 points and 12 assists, and J.J. Hickson continued his solid play with another career-high 21 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers held the short-handed Golden State Warriors, winning 114-108.

The Cavaliers were short handed, playing without Shaquille O’Neal and Anderson Varejao. Jamario Moon left in the third quarter with a sprained left ankle and will be out for tomorrow’s game at Washington. Also, coach Mike Brown doesn’t expect Shaq who missed his second straight with a strained shoulder or Varejao (hip contusion) to play against the Wizards.

Golden State dressed the league minimum eight players, including Raja Bell, who didn’t play because of a wrist injury that will require surgery next week.

Delonte West was activated and played 14 minutes off the bench, West finished 1-for-4 from the floor for two points to go with two assists and a blocked shot.

Before the game, the topic of football was brought up to LeBron, Lebron thinks he might be able to help the Browns:

“I’m not trying to speak high of myself, but if I put in the time and commitment and dedicate myself to the game of football, I could be good – no matter what team I was on,”

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Published by Luke Ross

Luke Ross, is the founder of CavsNews.com. Luke grew up watching and playing soccer but his heart was always in Basketball. Luke arrived in Cleveland in 1993 and turned into a Cavaliers fan since.