Cavs top Lakers
Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Luol Deng poured in 27 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers held off the Los Angeles Lakers for a 120-118 win on Tuesday.
Deng was 5-for-5 from 3-point range for Cleveland, which finished 13-for-17 overall.
Anderson Varejao added 18 points and 18 rebounds, Tristan Thompson had 15 points and 13 boards and Dion Waiters chipped in with 17 points off the bench for the Cavaliers, winners in three of their last four.
Nick Young poured in a game-high 28 points, Jodie Meeks scored 26 and Pau Gasol finished with 20 points and 12 boards for the Lakers, losers in five straight.
01/15 01:04:16 ET