Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/19/14
CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Cavaliers were playing without their starting backcourt on Wednesday night. They got no sympathy from the Chicago Bulls, who recorded their 10th consecutive win over the Cavs, 95-85, before an announced crowd of 17,893 at Quicken Loans Arena. The Cavs' last win in the series was March 19, 2010. The Central Division-leading Bulls (9-8) were playing without their starting backcourt of Derrick Rose and Richard Hamilton. However, that made no difference in the outcome of the game. "It's the NBA," Cavaliers coach Byron Scott said. "We've always been a no-excuse team. We won't cry about guys that aren't out there." The Cavs have a small margin for error with their top two scorers and playmakers out of the lineup. Kyrie Irving and Dion Waiters could be back sometime soon. "We have to play a darn near perfect game," Scott said. "I'm proud of our guys. We battled and played as hard as we can. Th...
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