Originally written on Waiting For Next Year  |  Last updated 11/12/14
Well, this was pretty much a standard Cavs vs Bulls game. That makes 10 straight losses to the Bulls and the Cavaliers were never truly in this game. Cleveland fell behind by 15 early in this one. They did make things interesting a bit midway through the 4th quarter, but the Bulls never really let this one get in doubt and as we’ve seen happen lately, the Cavaliers’ comeback bid was pushed aside down the stretch. Another double-double from Varejao was nice and Donald Sloan was the surprising points leader with 14 off the bench. But the Cavaliers defense had no answer for Marco Belinelli and Luol Deng. Chicago Starters Pos Min FG 3Pt FT +/- Off Reb Ast TO Stl BS BA PF Pts M. Belinelli G 39:39 7-15 2-8 7-8 +18 0 3 0 3 1 0 0 5 23 K. Hinrich G 34:37 4-7 1-2 2-2 +10 0 1 8 2 2 1 0 4 11 J. Noah C 44:18 5-13 0-0 3-4 +11 5 15 5 1 1 2 1 3 13 L. Deng F 42:23 8-13 1-2 5-5 +7 1 7 2 4 0 0 0 0 22 C. Boozer F 32:07 4-9 0-0 2-4 0 2 12 4 2 0 1 0 3 10 Bench Min FG 3Pt FT +/- Off Reb Ast TO Stl BS BA PF Pts Totals 34-72 4-15 23-27 10 45 22 15 5 6 2 24 95 Percentages .472 .267 .852 Team Rebounds: 7 T. Gibson 15:53 1-2 0-0 0-0 +10 1 3 0 1 0 2 0 5 2 J. Butler 13:58 2-5 0-1 2-2 -5 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 6 N. Robinson 13:23 2-7 0-2 2-2 0 0 2 3 2 0 0 0 2 6 N. Mohammed 3:42 1-1 0-0 0-0 -1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 V. Radmanovic DNP – Coach’s Decision M. Teague DNP – Coach’s Decision Cleveland Starters Pos Min FG 3Pt FT +/- Off Reb Ast TO Stl BS BA PF Pts J. Pargo G 28:55 3-12 0-4 3-4 -11 0 2 4 2 1 0 1 0 9 D. Gibson G 28:19 3-7 2-3 2-2 -13 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 5 10 A. Varejao C 36:13 4-16 0-0 3-4 -15 5 15 3 3 3 0 0 3 11 T. Thompson F 32:15 5-9 0-0 1-2 -11 5 5 0 2 1 2 1 2 11 A. Gee F 30:27 4-10 0-4 0-0 -12 1 4 2 1 0 0 1 1 8 Bench Min FG 3Pt FT +/- Off Reb Ast TO Stl BS BA PF Pts Totals 31-85 5-16 18-25 14 41 15 10 8 2 6 18 85 Percentages .365 .312 .720 Team Rebounds: 10 T. Zeller 24:48 4-12 0-0 2-2 -1 3 7 0 1 1 0 1 2 10 D. Sloan 23:33 4-8 2-3 4-4 +2 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 2 14 O. Casspi 17:33 0-2 0-1 1-4 +2 0 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 C.J. Miles 15:13 4-8 1-1 1-1 +2 0 2 1 0 1 0 1 2 10 S. Samuels 2:44 0-1 0-0 1-2 +7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 K. Jones DNP – Coach’s Decision J. Leuer DNP – Coach’s Decision L. Walton DNP – Coach’s Decision
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Brandon Browner fined $8K for throwing Brandon Gibson to turf

Report: Sharper, NFLers called spiked drinks 'horny juice'

Rex Ryan: My wife could coach Tom Brady

Jim Harbaugh won in laser tag by 'hunting' 10-year-old kid

Eddie Lacy is ‘very blind,’ refuses to wear goggles

Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI, gets probation

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

NFL scouts not in love with Amari Cooper?

Report: No teams interested in trading for Lance Stephenson

It is not Chip Kelly's fault if Eagles miss playoffs

FCC declares that 'Redskins' is not obscene

Padres reportedly acquire Justin Upton

Rajon Rondo after trade: My love for Celtics fans is 'unmatched'

Will a Chiefs WR finally catch a TD in Week 16?

Jon Lester and the Cubs

The Toronto Raptors reveal their new logo

Things Johnny Manziel, Browns can do to avoid a bad repeat

No. 9: What if the Bengals hired Bill Walsh?

Top 10 worst NBA related commercials of all-time

Predicting the winners of the four NFL divisions up for grabs

Game of the week: Indianapolis Colts at Dallas Cowboys

Chase Utley bids farewell to Jimmy Rollins

Are the 49ers going to rebuild or reload?

Ranking NFL coaches on hot seat heading into Week 16

Five draft picks why the Browns won’t make the playoffs

NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

Jon Lester and the Cubs

Report: NFL players used 'horny juice'

Top 10 worst NBA related commercials of all-time

Game of the week: Colts vs. Cowboys

Phelps gets probation for DUI

NFL coaches on hot seat in Week 16

The Roy Williams-Terrell Owens horse collar turns 10

Most underpaid NFL players in 2014

Gronk jokes about Brady compliment

In Matt Kemp, did the Dodgers find a pigeon in Padres?

Why the Saints are legit playoff threat

Impact of U.S.-Cuba relations on MLB

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.