Toronto 113, Cleveland 99

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio
Officials - #34 Kevin Cutler, #38 Michael Smith, #58 Josh Tiven
Attendance - 13233

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Toronto 22 27 29 35 113
Cleveland 29 24 23 23 99

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Toronto 7-19 5-5 2-14 W3
Cleveland 5-21 3-8 2-13 L4

Recap


Raptors 113, Cavaliers 99: Jose Calderon scored 23 points to lead six players in double figures as visiting Toronto dominated the second half to win its third straight game.

Alan Anderson had 18 points and Amir Johnson added 17 for the Raptors, who outscored the Cavaliers by a 64-46 margin following halftime to snap an 11-game road losing streak.

Kyrie Irving followed his career-high 41-point effort on Saturday with a team-high 23 points for Cleveland. Anderson Varejao overcame a right knee contusion to record 22 points - with 12 coming from the foul line - for the Cavaliers, who have lost four in a row and nine of 10.

With Toronto nursing a 78-76 advantage, John Lucas highlighted an 11-2 run by scoring six straight points for Toronto. Johnson went to work on the interior by scoring eight points in a three-minute span as the Raptors extended their lead to 100-89.

Anderson made a trio of 3-pointers during the final quarter as Toronto secured its first three-game winning streak since April 1-4.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Cleveland rookie Dion Waiters returned from an eight-game absence due to a sprained left ankle. Plagued by foul trouble, Waiters finished with eight points. ... Toronto's reserves outscored their counterparts 59-21. ... The Raptors overcame a seven-point deficit to start the second quarter as Anderson drilled a pair of 3-pointers to highlight a 12-4 run.

Top Game Performances

Toronto   Cleveland
Jose Calderon 23 Scoring Kyrie Irving 23
Jose Calderon 6 Assists Kyrie Irving 7
Jonas Valanciunas 7 Rebounds Anderson Varejao 10
DeMar DeRozan 8 Free Throws Made Anderson Varejao 12
Jose Calderon 2 Steals Kyrie Irving 3
Amir Johnson 1 Blocks Alonzo Gee 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Toronto 113 52.0 12-24 23-27 25 36 2 8 14
Cleveland 99 51.4 7-16 20-30 19 33 7 6 16

Upcoming Games

  • Cleveland will play their next game on the road against Boston. The Cavaliers have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .238 after a loss.
  • Toronto will play their next game at home against Detroit. The Raptors have a W/L % of .286 after a win and .263 after a loss.