Suns Crush Cavs to get Over .500 Mark

Suns Crush Cavs to get Over .500 Mark

The Suns won 108-83 against the Cavaliers in Cleveland on Sunday. The win now finally gets the Suns over the .500 mark with an overall record of 25-24. The team has been up and down all season, but has managed to win 6 of their last 8 games. This has helped them tremendously in getting to their current 25-24 mark overall. The team also improved their away record to 10-14 with the win. The Suns will now look to see how much more damage they can do in the league and see if there is any room for them in the playoffs.

The Suns had two scorers that tied with 22 points on the night to lead the team. Gortat led the Suns in rebounds while Nash had 13 assists to lead all. The Suns scored 25 plus points in all quarters but the fourth. By that timethey had the game well in hand and seemed to take it easy on the Cavs as they ran a lot of clock. The Suns shot out to an 8-point lead in the first as they outscored the Cavs 29-21. In the first half, the Suns outscored Cleveland 59-38. The Suns were very impressive throughout offensively, and ended up outscoring the Cavaliers in each quarter.

The Cavs are now 17-29 on the season and their home record drops to 9-15. They shot poorly and did not have a single quarter in which they scored 25 points. Rookie Kyrie Irving led the team with 17 points scored. This was also the same amount of points the team scored in the second quarter. The Cavaliers have a young star in Irving and will look to try and salvage the rest of their season as they look towards the future.