Cleveland 118, Orlando 94

Date - Saturday, February 23, 2013 7:00 PM
Location - Amway Center, Orlando, Florida
Officials - #27 Dick Bavetta, #52 Scott Twardoski, #65 Sean Wright
Attendance - 17171

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Cleveland 26 25 28 39 118
Orlando 25 26 21 22 94

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Cleveland 18-37 10-16 8-21 W2
Orlando 15-41 9-20 6-21 L5

Recap

Cavaliers 118, Magic 94: Marreese Speights had 18 points and eight rebounds and Alonzo Gee scored 17 points as visiting Cleveland routed Orlando.

Tyler Zeller and C.J. Miles tallied 16 points apiece and Wayne Ellington added 15 as the Cavaliers had seven players in double digits while winning for just the third time in their last 14 visits to Orlando.

Arron Afflalo scored 16 points, Tobias Harris had 14 and Moe Harkless added 13 for the Magic, who have lost five straight games and 17 of their past 18.

The contest was tied at 51 at halftime before Cleveland opened the second half with a 10-2 spurt. Kyrie Irving’s three-point play gave the Cavaliers a 78-65 lead with 2:28 left in the third quarter before Orlando moved within seven entering the final stanza.

Cleveland again seized control with a 16-4 surge to begin the quarter and took a 19-point lead on Ellington’s basket with 7:52 to play.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Cavaliers F Omri Casspi was taken to an Orlando hospital earlier Saturday for evaluation of acute abdominal pain. G Daniel Gibson (personal matter) also didn’t play. … Magic PG Jameer Nelson (knee) missed his second consecutive game. … Cleveland had a 47-36 rebounding edge, led by Tristan Thompson’s 11 boards.

Top Game Performances

Cleveland   Orlando
Marreese Speights 18 Scoring Arron Afflalo 16
Kyrie Irving 9 Assists Beno Udrih 7
Tristan Thompson 11 Rebounds Kyle O'Quinn 7
Marreese Speights 10 Free Throws Made Tobias Harris 4
Alonzo Gee 1 Steals Beno Udrih 2
Kevin Jones 1 Blocks Tobias Harris 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Cleveland 118 49.4 9-21 23-28 28 47 4 8 11
Orlando 94 48.1 4-14 14-22 22 36 7 5 15

Upcoming Games

  • Orlando will play their next game on the road against Philadelphia. The Magic have a W/L % of .400 after a win and .220 after a loss.
  • Cleveland will play their next game on the road against Miami . The Cavaliers have a W/L % of .353 after a win and .316 after a loss.