Cleveland 98, New Jersey 87

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 7:00 PM
Location - Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio
Officials - #46 Matt Boland, #6 Jim Clark, #41 Ken Mauer
Attendance - 20562

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New Jersey 17 23 20 27 87
Cleveland 26 18 24 30 98

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New Jersey 30-41 15-20 15-21 L2
Cleveland 58-13 33-1 25-12 W10

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win , the Cleveland Cavaliers have a 33-1 record at home this season. The New Jersey Nets are 15-21 while on the road this season.
  • Cleveland has a streak of 10 straight up wins . The Cavaliers have won 10 of their last 10 games.
  • New Jersey has a streak of 2 straight up losses The Nets have won 3 of their last 10 games.
  • LeBron James played 39:06 minutes and scored 22 points. He shot 50.0% from the field and has averaged 28.6 points over the last five games.
  • Vince Carter played 40:42 minutes and scored 20 points. He shot 33.3 % from the field and has averaged 24.6 points over the last five games.
  • Following this game the Cleveland Cavaliers average 100.2 points per game and hold opponents to 91.3 points per game. The New Jersey Nets average 98.7 points per game and hold opponents to 101.0 points per game.

Top Game Performances

New Jersey   Cleveland
Vince Carter 20 Scoring LeBron James 22
Keyon Dooling 10 Assists LeBron James 11
Brook Lopez 10 Rebounds Anderson Varejao 11
Keyon Dooling 4 Free Throws Made LeBron James 7
Vince Carter 2 Steals Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2
Brook Lopez 2 Blocks Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New Jersey 87 41.0 10-22 13-20 22 32 3 7 7
Cleveland 98 47.1 9-17 23-26 25 49 7 4 15

Upcoming Games

  • Cleveland will play their next game at home against Minnesota. The Cavaliers have a W/L % of .807 after a win and .923 after a loss.
  • New Jersey will play their next game at home against L.A. Lakers. The Nets have a W/L % of .367 after a win and .450 after a loss.
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