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Cleveland Defeats Phoenix 120-116 - Recap

LeBron James scored 28 points for Cleveland on Sunday, leading the Cavaliers to a 120-116 victory over Phoenix at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Cleveland did not, however, defeat the Suns against the spread, which closed at -8.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 221.0.

Cleveland got 27 points from Kyrie Irving and another 25 points from Kevin Love. Kyrie Irving contributed 7 assists, while Kevin Love cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

Phoenix got 31 points from Eric Bledsoe in a losing cause and another 28 points from Devin Booker. Eric Bledsoe contributed 8 assists for the Suns, while Tyson Chandler had 15 rebounds.

The Cavaliers hit the break winning 69-53 before taking care of business in the second half.

Cleveland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 38-36.

Cleveland heads into a battle against the Jazz. Phoenix, meanwhile, will have their next action against Dallas.