CLEVELAND, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Rookie Kyrie Irving netted 20 points Monday and the Cleveland Cavaliers took their third win in four games with a 115-101 decision over Charlotte.
Irving added six assists while Antawn Jamison scored 19 points for the Cavs, who shot 47.6 percent (10-of-21) from 3-point territory in the triumph.
Tristan Thompson gave Cleveland a boost with 16 off the bench.
Charlotte dropped its fourth straight despite a game-high 26 points and nine assists from D.J. Augustin.
Corey Maggette chipped in with 21 points for the Bobcats.