CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kyrie Irving scored 25 points and had seven assists to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 102-94 win over the Charlotte Bobcats on Monday.
The Bobcats led 94-93 with less than two minutes to play, but the Cavaliers closed out the game by scoring the final nine points, getting a pair of key inside baskets from Anderson Varejao, who finished with 14 points and 12 rebounds.
Antawn Jamison added 20 points and seven rebounds for the Cavs, who returned to .500 on the season.
Omri Casspi played a big role in Cleveland's second half comeback with 14 points and seven rebounds with most of his damage coming in the third quarter.
D.J. Augustin led the Bobcats with 24 points and eight assists and Gerald Henderson added 17 points.