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NBA scores: Cavaliers beat Hawks, Lakers dominate Nuggets

Cleveland ended Atlanta's six-game winning streak on Friday.


Anderson Varejao had 20 points and 18 rebounds to lead the Cavaliers to a 113-111 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday. The loss ended Atlanta's six-game winning streak and the win snapped Cleveland's four-game losing streak.

Jeremy Pargo and Dion Waiters had 22 and 21 points respectively for Cleveland. Josh Smith led the Hawks with 25 points, eight rebounds, three blocks and two steals.

The Lakers recovered from a poor loss against the Indiana Pacers, 79-77, on Nov. 27 to dominate the Denver Nuggets, 122-103 on Friday. Dwight Howard led the Lakers with 28 points, 20 rebounds and three blocks.

All the NBA scores from Thursday and Friday are below:

Thursday Nov. 29
Miami 105, San Antonio 100
Golden State 106, Denver 105

Friday Nov. 30
Toronto 101, Phoenix 97
Brooklyn 98, Orlando 86
Philadelphia 104, Charlotte 98
Cleveland 113, Atlanta 111
Boston 96, Portland 78
New York 108, Washington 87
Oklahoma City 106, Utah 94
Minnesota 95, Milwaukee 85
Memphis 90, Detroit 78
Indiana 97, Sacramento 92
LA Lakers 122, Denver 103

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