Andrew Bynum and Dion Waiters finished with 20 points each, and the Cleveland Cavaliers ended a five-game losing streak as they held off a late comeback by the Chicago Bulls for a 97-93 victory Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).
Cleveland, which has lost eight of nine games, saw their 12-point fourth quarter lead disappear after the Bulls surged to an 88-87 lead on a Tony Snell basket with 3:59 left.
The Cavaliers regrouped and scored the next six points starting on Bynum's jumper. Kyrie Irving scored off a steal from Kirk Hinrich. Waiters scored two via a layup off another turnover, 93-88 with 2:02 remaining.