CHAMPAIGN – Dion Waiters scored 18 points while Anderson Varejao added eight points and nine rebounds to help the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Bulls 86-83 in an exhibition game at the Assembly Hall on Friday night.
The Cavaliers took the lead 16-15 at the end of the first quarter and never gave it up.
Trailing 50-29 at the half, the Bulls opened the third quarter with a 15-0 run. The Bulls outscored the Cavaliers 32-13 in the quarter, closing the gap to 63-61.
Kirk Hinrich scored 14 points, had eight assists and grabbed four rebounds for the Bulls.