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Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Odds and ends from Bucks game

The Cavs (48-12) are 36 games over .500 for the first time in their 39-year history. The 1988-89 Cavs were 34 games over .500 (55-21) on April 11.

-- The Cavs are one road win away from tying the franchise record of 22-19 in 1991-92. They are currently 21-11 (.656) – the fourth best road mark in the NBA behind the Los Angeles, Boston and Orlando). Only three times in their history have they won at many as 21 road games. The other times it happened were 1995-96 and 1991-92.

-- C Zydrunas Ilgauskas had a streak of four consecutive double-doubles snapped on Wednesday. It was the sixth time in his career he’s had four in a row. The last time he recorded four straight double-doubles was during the 2007-08 season. He’s averaged 12.8 points and 10.8 rebounds in his last five games.

-- F LeBron James was 4 of 5 from behind the arc and G Mo Williams was 3 of 4. In all, the Cavs shot 52.9 percent from the 3-point line against the Bucks (9 of 17). They’ve shot 50 percent or better 14 times this season (13-1).


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