The Cavaliers, after trailing by nine in the first quarter, went ahead by ten in the second quarter at 42-32 before New Jersey ended the half on a 10-3 run to trim the Cleveland lead to 45-42 tonight in New Jersey.
For the Cavaliers, who shot 42% from the field in the half, Antawn Jamison leads with nine points, followed by Anderson Varejao with seven. Jamison also leads in rebounds with six at the break.
Mo Williams, after his hot game against Washington on Saturday, went 0-9 from the field in the half, but Mo does lead in assists with five dishes.
For the Nets, who shot 46%, Travis Outlaw leads with nine points.