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CLEVELAND (AP) - Lauri Markkanen scored 31 points and Chicago won consecutive games for the first time this season, beating Cleveland 112-92.
Markkanen had 14 points in the third quarter, including a four-point play late in the period that sparked an 18-5 run in the game between the teams that began the tied for last in the Eastern Conference. Larry Nance Jr. led Cleveland with 20 points and 6 rebounds. While Jordan Clarkson and Cedi Osman each scored 17.
Colin Sexton shot 3 of 16 from the field and scored only 6 on the night. The Cavs have lost five of their last 6.
The Cavs return to the court on Wednesday night as they are on the road to take on the Memphis Grizzlies, tip off is at 8pm.