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Cavs Rally In Houston, Beat Rockets 99-93

The Cavaliers, in their ongoing process of adjusting to their new incarnation as a team which will have to scrap and scrape and fight for every victory, took a nice step in the learning direction tonight in Texas.

Trailing the Houston Rockets by five points entering the final period, Cleveland used a 21-8 run -- led by Manny Harris's eight points -- to take an eventual eight-point lead, and then, when Houston crept to within three, Christian Eyenga put the nail in the coffin of the victory by hitting back-to-back threes down the stretch, as the Cavaliers defeated the Houston Rockets 99-93.

The Cavs improved to 2-1 in the pre-season with the win, which comes in the first game of a back-to-back in Texas. Tomorrow night Cleveland takes on the Dallas Mavericks.

Go here for a full recap of tonight's game.

Photographs by spatulated, Triple Tri, and chrischappelear used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.