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Cavaliers Vs. Jazz Final Score: Cleveland Can't Come Back From Halftime Deficit; Lose 109-100

The Cleveland Cavaliers found themselves in a 15-point hole heading into the second half and, despite playing much better, could not dig themselves out to end their now six-game losing streak.

The Cavs outscored the Jazz by six in the second half and a big reason for that was the emergence of rookie Kyrie Irving. After starting 0-for-6, he dropped 21 points on 10-for-13 shooting in the second half. He finished with a team-high along with Antawn Jamison.

Utah shot 50-percent for the game, led by Al Jefferson who scored a game-high 25 points on 9-for-16 shooting. Rookie Gordon Hayward contributed 23 points on 8-for-11 shooting off the bench.

Cleveland will attempt to end their longest losing streak of the season on Wednesday in Denver.

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