>>Cavaliers Pound Nets
(Brooklyn, NY) -- Dion Waiters went off for 26 points off the bench, leading the Cavaliers to a 110-88 victory against the Nets at the Barclays Center. Kevin Love had a double-double with 19 points and 14 rebounds, while LeBron James tallied 18 with seven assists and four boards. Matthew Dellavedova played 16 minutes and scored two points with three assists in his return from an injury for Cleveland, which has won seven straight to improve to 12-and-7. Brooklyn was without Brook Lopez and Joe Johnson due to a back injury and illness, respectively. Deron Williams shot 3-of-14 from the field, but piled up 13 points and 11 assists. The Nets have lost two straight.
Atlanta Hawks 108, Indiana Pacers 92
Washington Wizards 133, Boston Celtics 132 (2OT)
Toronto Raptors 112, Denver Nuggets 107 (OT)
Golden State Warriors 102, Minnesota Timberwolves 86
Sacramento Kings 101, Utah Jazz 92
Los Angeles Clippers 121, Phoenix Suns 120 (OT)
>>Cavaliers And Nets Players Wearing "I Can't Breathe T-Shirts"
(Brooklyn, NY) -- NBA players continue to take a stand against police violence. Before the Cavaliers and Nets game at the Barclays Center Monday night, numerous players wore shirts reading "I Can't Breathe" in protest of the death of Eric Garner. The Staten Island man died after a cop put him in a chokehold and slammed his head to the ground. It was all caught on video and protests have beed going on around the country since the officer, Daniel Pantaleo, wasn't indicted last Wednesday. LeBron James, Kevin Garnett, Kyrie Irving, Deron Williams, Jarrett Jack and Alan Anderson all wore the t-shirts. Jack was the player who supplied them to everyone.
>>Lowry, Aldridge NBA Players Of The Week
(New York, NY) -- Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry and Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge are the NBA's Players of the Week. Lowry nabbed Eastern Conference honors after averaging 29.3 points and 8.7 assists in three games for Toronto last week. Aldridge got the nod in the Western Conference after averaging 27 points and 11.7 rebounds in three games for Portland. Aldridge finished with a double-double in each contest.