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Friday, December 11, 2009

Cavs vs. Trail Blazers, Game 23

CAVS (16-7) 104, PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS (14-10) 99
at Quicken Loans Arena
TV: ESPN, Fox Sports Ohio
RADIO: WTAM

WHAT HAPPENED: The Cavs jumped all over the Blazers in the second half. However, they were terrible in the first half and looked like they were headed toward their third loss in a row.

They've now won five in a row over the Trail Blazers.

The Cavs have swept the Blazers in each of the previous two seasons. The Cavs have now won 10 of their last 12 meetings against Portland.

Portland has not scored 100 points in a game against the Cavs since Nov. 1, 2003.

INJURY REPORT: G Daniel Gibson missed his first game of the season on Friday. He sprained his right little finger. It was very swollen in the Houston game.

After having his jersey retired at his high school in Houston on Wednesday, he played just 2 minutes against the Rockets that night before the injury occurred.

STARTERS
Cavs
F LeBron James
F J.J. Hickson
C Shaquille O'Neal
G Mo Williams
G Anthony Parker
Trail Blazers
F Martell Webster
F LaMarcus Aldridge
C Joel Przybilla
G Brandon Roy
G Steve Blake
INACTIVES
Cavs - F Leon Powe, G Daniel Gibson, G/F Danny Green.
Trail Blazers - F Nicolas Batum, G Patrick Mills, F Jeff Pendergraph.
OFFICIALS
Dan Crawford, Tony Brown, John Goble

1 Comments:

Blogger Basketball games said...

Great game i really enjoyed it!

December 11, 2009 at 3:23 PM 

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