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NBA Game Summary - Chicago at Cleveland



(Saturday, November 30th)

Final Score: Cleveland 97, Chicago 93

Cleveland, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Andrew Bynum scored 20 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked five shots to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 97-93 victory over the Chicago Bulls.

Tristan Thompson scored 14 and had 14 rebounds, Dion Waiters had 20 points and Kyrie Irving added 19 points and six assists for Cleveland, which ended a five-game skid.

"It's actually good to jump and see that it wasn't too bad on the landing. I think, more so than anything, it's about getting more and more minutes and getting out on the floor and getting my touch back," Bynum said.

Luol Deng scored a game-high 27 points and dished out 11 assists, Tony Snell and Taj Gibson each added 18 points apiece and Kirk Hinrich and Carlos Boozer both tallied 12 points for the Bulls, who have lost five of their last six games.

"We have to do better," Gibson said. "We learned a lot just being on the road. These guys have to play a lot harder. We're too sluggish starting games and we just have to do better -- that's the main thing."

Trailing 95-93, Deng drove to the right block and missed a short jumper with 10.9 seconds to play. Joakim Noah and Boozer combined to miss three tip-in attempts.

Thompson grabbed the rebound and made two free throws with nine seconds remaining to seal the victory.

Down by 14, 82-68, early in the fourth quarter, the Bulls went on a 14-2 run to get within two. Gibson's three-point play with 6:11 to go made it an 84-82 contest.

Chicago used a 6-0 spurt moments later to take the lead. Snell's layup with 3:59 remaining made it 88-87.

Bynum followed that basket with one of his own to spark an 8-0 Cleveland run. Waiters capped the flurry with a layup and jumper to make it a 95-88 contest.

Deng's 3-pointer and Boozer's layup cut the gap to 95-93 with 40.9 seconds left.

Cleveland came out firing and started the game with a 9-0 run. The Cavaliers led by as many as 10 in the opening stanza, but the Bulls scored the final seven points of the frame to get within 27-25.

A tight second quarter that featured five lead changes and nine ties ended with the Cavaliers holding a 56-51 edge.

Cleveland's margin reached 15, 71-56, on Irving's bank shot with 7:08 left in the third period.

But the Bulls scored the next seven points to get within eight. Snell's 3- pointer and jumper cut the deficit to 71-63. It was a 77-66 game heading to the fourth.

Game Notes

Waiters went 8-of-10 from the field ... Cleveland went 16-of-19 from the foul line ... Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau was given a technical foul in the second quarter.

12/01 03:34:34 ET

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2013 - 2014 Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Toronto 48 34 .585 --- 26-15 22-19 32-20 L 1
x-Brooklyn 44 38 .537 4 28-13 16-25 26-26 L 2
New York 37 45 .451 11 19-22 18-23 26-26 W 4
Boston 25 57 .305 23 16-25 9-32 21-31 L 2
Philadelphia 19 63 .232 29 10-31 9-32 14-38 W 2
 
Central W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Indiana 56 26 .683 --- 35-6 21-20 38-14 W 2
x-Chicago 48 34 .585 8 27-14 21-20 35-17 L 1
Cleveland 33 49 .402 23 19-22 14-27 21-31 W 1
Detroit 29 53 .354 27 17-24 12-29 23-29 L 4
Milwaukee 15 67 .183 41 10-31 5-36 12-40 L 3
 
Southeast W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Miami 54 28 .659 --- 32-9 22-19 34-18 L 3
x-Washington 44 38 .537 10 22-19 22-19 33-19 W 4
x-Charlotte 43 39 .524 11 25-16 18-23 30-22 W 3
x-Atlanta 38 44 .463 16 24-17 14-27 28-24 W 1
Orlando 23 59 .280 31 19-22 4-37 17-35 L 4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
2013 - 2014 Western Conference Standings
 
Northwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Oklahoma City 59 23 .720 --- 34-7 25-16 36-16 W 1
x-Portland 54 28 .659 5 31-10 23-18 31-21 W 5
Minnesota 40 42 .488 19 24-17 16-25 23-29 L 3
Denver 36 46 .439 23 22-19 14-27 20-32 L 2
Utah 25 57 .305 34 16-25 9-32 13-39 W 1
 
Pacific W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-LA Clippers 57 25 .695 --- 34-7 23-18 36-16 L 1
x-Golden State 51 31 .622 6 27-14 24-17 31-21 W 2
Phoenix 48 34 .585 9 26-15 22-19 28-24 W 1
Sacramento 28 54 .341 29 17-24 11-30 15-37 L 1
LA Lakers 27 55 .329 30 14-27 13-28 15-37 W 2
 
Southwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-San Antonio 62 20 .756 --- 32-9 30-11 38-14 L 2
x-Houston 54 28 .659 8 33-8 21-20 31-21 L 1
x-Memphis 50 32 .610 12 27-14 23-18 29-23 W 5
x-Dallas 49 33 .598 13 26-15 23-18 29-23 L 1
New Orleans 34 48 .415 28 22-19 12-29 15-37 W 2
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
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Scoreboard
Local
Final
NOR 0
DUR 3
 
Final
CHC 1
CIN 4
Final
PIT 3
MIL 5
Final
WAS 3
STL 1
Final
CLE 2
TOR 3
 
9th
DET 6
ANA 11
 
Final
NYM 0
ATL 6
9th
BOS 4
BAL 8
 
8th
TAM 6
NYY 5
 
Final
MIA 8
SEA 4
 
8th
TEX 12
CWS 0
 
8th
KAN 5
MIN 0
 
6th
COL 8
PHI 1
 
1st
OAK 2
HOU 0
 
2nd
LOS 0
ARI 0
 
2nd
SDP 1
SFG 0
 
Final
TAM 1
MON 4
Final
BOS 0
DET 1
1st
ANA 0
DAL 1
 
Final
NOR 0
DUR 3