CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) – Luol Deng scored 22 points, and the Cavaliers avenged a 44-point loss to Sacramento with a 109-99 win over the Kings on Tuesday night.
The Cavaliers, who were routed 124-80 in Sacramento on Jan. 12, took a double-figure lead early in the second quarter and were in control the remainder of the game. Cleveland has won three in a row for the second time this season.
Anthony Bennett, the No. 1 pick in the draft who has struggled most of the season, recorded career highs with 19 points and 10 rebounds. Dion Waiters added 20 points for Cleveland.
DeMarcus Cousins scored 21 points to lead the Kings, who have lost 10 of 12 and seven straight on the road.