Found January 17, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
PORTLAND -- Kyrie Irving scored 31 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers held off a late Portland Trail Blazers rally to win 93-88 Wednesday night at the Rose Garden. Irving scored eight straight points down the stretch as the Cavaliers (10-31) won after losing their first three games on this five-game road trip. Tristan Thompson added 19 points and 14 rebounds for Cleveland. Nicolas Batum led five starters in double figures with 23 points for Portland (20-19), which lost its fourth consecutive game. Batum had 12 rebounds but also nine turnovers. Down by 17 at halftime, Portland charged back quickly with a 10-2 run capped by J.J. Hickson's fast-break dunk and three-point play to cut Cleveland's edge to 55-46. Soon it was 60-53, but the Cavaliers regrouped and took a 74-65 advantage into the fourth quarter. Cleveland then went more than six minutes without a field goal. A 3-pointer from the top of the arc by Portland's Damian Lillard tied the count at 75-75 with ...
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