The Cleveland Cavaliers could have a lot to lose by winning their final two games of the season (draft odds!), so it was kind of surprising to hear rookie Kyrie Irving would play in their final home game despite coming down with an illness. Irving hasn't done much in helping the Cavs against the streaking Wizards, though, as the Cavs trail at the half by four, 49-45.
Irving only played in nine-plus minutes in the first half and had just five points (2-for-4) and an assist. In fact, the starters haven't done much, shooting 7-for-20. Alonzo Gee leads the Cavs with seven points and Antawn Jamison added six and five rebounds.
The Wizards are being led by John Wall's seven points and six assists. The Wizards are seeking their fifth straight win of the season.