Cavaliers Vs. Nets: Cleveland Grabs Win No. 2 98-82

The Cleveland Cavaliers will host the New Jersey Nets on Sunday as the NBA season moves into 2012. The Cavs are still looking for their first home win and the Nets have lost three straight.

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Cavaliers Vs. Nets Final: Cleveland Wins 98-82

A dominant second half allowed the home fans at Quicken Loans Arena enjoy the first home win of the 2011-12 NBA season for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Just two nights after falling in overtime at Indiana, the Cavaliers earned a 98-82 win over the New Jersey Nets by outscoring them 55-33 in the second half.

Antawn Jamison had 23 points for the Cavs while Daniel Gibson added 19 points off the bench. Kyrie Irving had 13 points and four assists as the No. 1 overall pick in last year's draft continues to impress. the Cavs hit an impressive 16 of 26 from three point land, and Jamison was a perfect 3 of 3. reserve Alonzo gee also had 11 points, putting four Cavs in double figures. Deron Williams led six Nets in double figures with 16 points.

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Cavaliers Vs. Nets Score Update: New Jersey Takes 49-43 Lead To Half

The Cleveland Cavaliers lead the New Jersey Nets 49-43 at halftime after two quarters of tightly contested basketball. The Nets' six-point lead is the largest advantage either team has held so far, thanks to a 6-0 run to close the half.

New Jersey closed the half with a strong 6-0 run in the last two minutes thanks to three free throws by Deron Williams and a three-pointer by Sundiata Gaines.

Cleveland's rookie point guard Kyrie Irving is facing one of the NBA's best point guards in Williams and so far holding his own but not winning the matchup. Irving has 7 points, 2 assists and 3 turnovers so far, while Williams directed the strong close to the half, finishing with 12 points, 2 assists, 3 steals and 3 turnovers.

Rookie forward Tristan Thompson put the Cavs up 32-27 after dunking a feed from Ramon Sessions, but the Nets quickly erased that deficit. The Cavs got a boost off the bench from Daniel Gibson who made a pair of three-pointers and scored 8 points in the first half.

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Cavaliers Vs. Nets: Cavs Try For First Home Win Against Struggling Nets

The Cleveland Cavaliers will host the New Jersey Nets on Sunday as the NBA season moves into 2012. The Cavs are still looking for their first home win and the Nets have lost three straight.

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