Toronto 80, Cleveland 84

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, April 6, 2012 7:30 PM
Location - Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Ontario
Officials - #35 Kane Fitzgerald, #30 John Goble, #50 Olandis Poole
Attendance - 16565

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Cleveland 20 19 12 33 84
Toronto 22 20 21 17 80

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Cleveland 18-35 9-18 9-17 W1
Toronto 20-36 11-18 9-18 L1

Recap


CAVALIERS 84, RAPTORS 80: Antawn Jamison had 25 points, including 16 in the fourth quarter as Cleveland ended its nine-game losing streak despite playing without its starting backcourt.

The Raptors led by 13 late in the third, but went more than six minutes without a field goal in the fourth and couldn’t control Jamison, who had 15 points in its first six minutes.

The Cavaliers outscored the Raptors 15-2 during a four-minute stretch early in the fourth quarter to pull even. Following DeMar DeRozan’s basket with 6:39 left, the Raptors didn’t hit another field goal until Ben Uzoh’s driving layup with 27 seconds left.

Lester Hudson added 23 points off the bench for Cleveland, which was without Kyrie Irving (bruised right shoulder) and Anthony Parker (bruised sternum).

DeRozan had 28 points and Andrea Bargnani had 19 for the Raptors, who had won three straight and were trying to sweep a season series from the Cavaliers for the first time since the 2000-01 season.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Raptors were playing starting point guard Jose Calderon (swollen eye) and forward Gary Forbes (knee). … Cavaliers coach Byron Scott was ejected in the second quarter. … The Cavaliers made 8 of 10 free throws in the final minute to clinch the victory. … The Cavaliers entered having lost 12 of their last 13 games.

Top Game Performances

Cleveland   Toronto
Antawn Jamison 25 Scoring DeMar DeRozan 28
Lester Hudson 7 Assists DeMar DeRozan 4
Antawn Jamison 8 Rebounds Linas Kleiza 8
Lester Hudson 11 Free Throws Made DeMar DeRozan 7
Lester Hudson 3 Steals Andrea Bargnani 2
Antawn Jamison 2 Blocks Ed Davis 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Cleveland 84 34.2 5-17 29-40 16 39 3 6 8
Toronto 80 42.5 3-15 15-24 13 49 4 5 14

Upcoming Games

  • Toronto will play their next game on the road against Oklahoma City. The Raptors have a W/L % of .200 after a win and .444 after a loss.
  • Cleveland will play their next game on the road against New Jersey . The Cavaliers have a W/L % of .235 after a win and .389 after a loss.
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