The Cleveland Cavaliers have played two games since Monday, and they were both losing efforts. Despite Anderson Varejao putting up 17 points and 18 rebounds, the Cavs still fell to the Detroit Pistons, 89-79, on Monday. Detroit turned in a more complete effort, and that sealed the deal.
Six games were played on Tuesday as well, but the Cavs did not take part. The Washington Wizards upset the Miami Heat with a 105-101 win, while the Los Angeles Lakers fell to 8-10 on the season with a 107-105 loss to the Houston Rockets.
On Wednesday, the Cavs fell to the Chicago Bulls, 95-85. Varejao grabbed 15 rebounds but didn't have much offense, while Marco Belinelli put up 23 points for Chicago. Other notable games on the day included the San Antonio Spurs picking up their 15th win of the season by beating the Milwaukee Bucks, and the aforementioned Lakers getting back in the win column by besting the New Orleans Hornets.
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