Cavs Pound Wizards

The Cleveland Cavaliers played one of their best overall games and came away with a resounding victory over the Wizards 121-85.

Zydrunas Ilgauskas was 10 for 10, the first time since 1973 that a player has not missed a field goal with at least 10 attempts.  Drew Gooden was 8 of 11 and Andy 3 of 4 resulting in the largest margin of victory since 1994.

“For some odd reason, we get to the point where we just say it’s time t o play great basketball,” James said.  “We talked abut going for the jugular,” Gooden said, about the third quarter.  “We didn’t want to let up even when they took their starters out and put their reserves in.  We wanted to keep pounding the ball down low and get right into them.”

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