Final

Regular Season Series (Game 1 of 1)

Series starts 10/12

Game 1: Friday, October 12th
Cavaliers86Final
Bulls83

Cavaliers 86

(2-1, 1-1 away)

Bulls 83

(1-1, 1-1 home)

    8:00 PM ET, October 12, 2012

    Assembly Hall (Illinois), Champaign, IL

    1 2 3 4 T
    CLE 27 23 13 2386
    CHI 19 10 32 2283

    Top Performers

    Cleveland: D. Waiters 18 Pts, 1 Reb, 3 Ast

    Chicago: K. Hinrich 14 Pts, 4 Reb, 8 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Cavaliers 86, Bulls 83

    Associated Press

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Dion Waiters scored 18 points while Anderson Varejao added eight points and nine rebounds to help the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Chicago Bulls 86-83 in an exhibition game at the Assembly Hall on Friday night.

    The Cavaliers took the lead 16-15 at the end of the first quarter and never gave it up.

    Trailing 50-29 at the half, the Bulls opened the third quarter with a 15-0 run. The Bulls outscored the Cavaliers 32-13 in the quarter, closing the gap to 63-61.

    The Bulls played without star point guard Derrick Rose, recovering from surgery on his torn ACL during the 2012 playoffs.

    Tyler Zeller scored 10 points for the Cavaliers, while Omri Casspi, C.J. Miles and Luke Harangody got nine each. Kirk Hinrich scored 14 points, had eight assists and grabbed four rebounds for the Bulls.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CLE
    CHI
    Points 86 83
    FGM-FGA 30-73 (.411) 30-86 (.349)
    3PM-3PA 10-20 (.500) 1-19 (.053)
    FTM-FTA 16-24 (.667) 22-29 (.759)
    Rebounds (Offensive-Total) 10-34 24-53
    Assists 17 17
    Turnovers 24 22
    Steals 10 11
    Blocks 3 9
    Fast Break Points 3 19
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 28 (1/0) 28 (0/0)

    Top Performers

    Cleveland
    Chicago
    Dion Waiters Waiters
    Points: 18
    Reb: 1
    Ast: 3
    Stl: 0
    Blk: 0
    Kirk Hinrich Hinrich
    Points: 14
    Reb: 4
    Ast: 8
    Stl: 1
    Blk: 2