Cavaliers Vs. Raptors: Cleveland Winning Streak Snapped With Third Loss Of Season To Toronto

The Cavaliers lost to the Raptors for the third time this season, snapping a three-game winning streak and blowing a chance to pull even with New York and Milwaukee in the standings.

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Cavaliers Vs. Raptors Final Score: Cleveland's Winning Streak Snapped By Toronto, 96-88

The Cleveland Cavaliers had a three-game winning streak going against some quality opponents -- Denver and Oklahoma City on the road, and Houston -- but lost it on Tuesday night against the Toronto Raptors at home. The Raptors never trailed after they took the lead in the second quarter and ultimately left the Q with a 96-88 win, their 14th of the season. Cleveland fell to 16-24.

Toronto held the Cavaliers to 38-percent shooting from the field and 3-for-15 from long distance. Kyrie Irving scored only 14 points on 5-for-17 shooting and had seven assists. Antawn Jamison led the Cavs with 20 points on 8-for-18 shooting.

The Raptors finished shooting 50-percent from the field and had four players in double figures. Jerry Bayless wound up finishing with a team-high 20 points and seven assists. Andrea Bargnani added 19 points and eight boards.

Cleveland will look to get another winning streak going tomorrow night in Milwaukee.

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Cavaliers Vs. Raptors Score Update: Cleveland Behind Toronto At Half, 54-46

The Cleveland Cavaliers are hosting the 13-win Toronto Raptors on Tuesday night at the Q, looking for their 17th win of the season. They trail 54-46 at the half.

Antawn Jamison leads the Cavaliers with 12 points on 6-for-12 shooting, but the team is shooting an overall 40-percent. They're allowing the Raptors to shoot a remarkable 58-percent

Cleveland led after the first quarter 22-21, but were outscored 33-24 in the second. Leandro Barbosa scored all of his 12 points in the quarter and Andrea Bargnani scored eight of his 12.

The Cavs are within a half-game of the No. 8 spot in the Eastern Conference standings. This is the first of six straight against Eastern Conference teams.

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Cavaliers Vs. Raptors: Cleveland Goes For Season-High Fourth Straight Win

The Cavaliers have won three in a row, and they've done so against some of the Western Conference's better teams. Now the Cavs will try to keep it going against the East.

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