It seems even teams that are down on their luck only need to call upon the Cleveland Cavaliers to turn it all around. Just a day after helping the Los Angeles Lakers end their six-game losing streak, the Cavaliers helped the Sacramento Kings snap their four-game skid on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. Taking their 124-118 defeat, the Cavaliers fall to 9-31 on the season while the Kings improve to 14-24.
Dion Waiters led the Cavaliers in scoring with 33 points off the bench while Tristan Thompson recorded a double-double with 17 points and 15 rebounds on the night. C.J. Miles added 17 points while Kyrie Irving was held to just 15 points in Cleveland’s losing effort.
DeMarcus Cousins was the star for the Kings netting 26 points, 14 rebounds, six assists, three blocked shots, and two steals on the night. Marcus Thornton led the bench effort with 20 points, while Jimmer Fredette added 16 points including an impressive 3-4 from behind the arc in just over 13 minutes on the court.
Cleveland will continue on their five-game road trip when they visit the Portland Trail Blazers for their fourth stop on Wednesday.
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