Chicago led 26-17 after one only to lead at the break by the score of 46-40. LeBron James had 13 of his game-high 25 points in half one as the Cavs had three of their five starters in double figures. Cleveland cut that six point deficit after the break to a three point deficit at 71-68 after three.
The Cavs took the lead at 83-82 right under the six minute mark but would not regain the lead after that. Chicago would get six points from Jimmy Butler (17 pts) to close the game on a 15-12 run. The "Lake Oswego Monster" Kevin Love hit two huge money balls (18 pts) to cut it to 97-95 as Butler knocked away a pass from Mo Williams to LeBron to end the game!
D-Rose added 18 points with Niko's 19 points as Super-Sub E'twaun Moore chipped in with 11 points leading the Bench Mob! Love added 18 points and eight boards with Mo-Will at 19 points and seven helpers.
Bulls move to 1-0 as Cavs fall to 0-1 as we have 81 more to go...the "West Side Story Report"