CLEVELAND, OH -- The Cleveland Cavaliers came into Wednesday night's game with an opportunity to jump past the Bucks in the Eastern Conference standings. The defending NBA champions came out of the gates hot, jumping out to a double digit lead after the opening quarter. The Cavaliers never stopped fighting and it proved to be too much for the Bucks, as the Cavs blew the game wide open to cruise to a 115-99 win over the defending NBA champs.
Cleveland got a huge jolt off the bench from both Kevin Love and Cedi Osman, who combined for 48 points in a routing of the Bucks. Darius Garland led the Cavs offensive charge with an impressive stat line of 19 points and 8 assists.
The Cleveland Cavaliers will get a long rest before traveling to the motor city to square off against the Pistons on Sunday evening. Tip-off is set for 6:00 pm ET at the Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan.