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NBA: Cleveland 97, Detroit 91

March 25, 2011 at 11:57 PM   |   Comments

CLEVELAND, March 25 (UPI) -- Daniel Gibson started a game-closing run of five straight points Friday that boosted the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 97-91 victory over Detroit.

The Cavaliers ended their most recent losing streak at four games and won for just the 14th time in 71 contests this season.

Detroit closed within a point with 1:40 to go on a Chris Wilcox layup but the Pistons could not score again.

Gibson's jumper gave the Cavaliers a 94-91 lead with 1:27 to go and Baron Davis clinched the win by hitting a 3-pointer with 10 seconds remaining.

Detroit missed its last three shots, two of them from 3-point range.

J.J. Hickson scored 24 points and seized 15 rebounds for Cleveland. Davis added 16 points.

Richard Hamilton and Tayshaun had 15 points each for Detroit, which has lost three in a row.

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