facebook
twitter
search
search

NBA: Cleveland 105, New Orleans 100

Feb. 20, 2013 at 10:46 PM

CLEVELAND, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Kyrie Irving scored nine straight points down the stretch Wednesday to break open a close game and give Cleveland a 105-100 win over New Orleans.

The contest was deadlocked at 83-83 with less than 5 minutes to play when Irving went on his tear, hitting a jumper, a 3-pointer and two layups while the Hornets were going without a point.

Cleveland ended a three-game losing streak.

Irving wound up with 35 points, five rebounds and seven assists. Dion Waiters added 16 points and C.J. Miles had 11.

New Orleans placed six players in double figures, led by Brian Roberts' 17.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Josh Donaldson agrees to deal with Tornonto Blue Jays
5 Reasons why Denver Broncos will/won't be repeat champions
Watch every star-studded Super Bowl commercial of 2016
Man uses snowboard to wakeboard on flooded streets
Peyton Manning's mom: 'I would like for him to retire'