CLEVELAND: Jeremy Pargo had a career-high 28 points and C.J. Miles came off the bench to hit a huge 3-pointer with 2:43 left as the Cavaliers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 92-83 Wednesday in their first game without Kyrie Irving. The win snapped a six-game losing streak.
Pargo, making his sixth career start and first this season after sitting the bench for much of the first 10 games, shot 11 of 19. He added a career-high five rebounds and four assists in 39 stunning minutes.
Miles has struggled much of the season, but his 3-pointer late put the Cavs up 86-77. Miles finished with a season-high 13 points.
The Cavs led by as many as 19, but had to hold on in the fourth as the Sixers cut the deficit to four.
Dion Waiters had 16 points, Anderson Varejao had 10 points and 19 rebounds and Tristan Thompson had 11 rebounds for the Cavs.
Jrue Holiday and Jason Richardson each had 16 points for the Sixers, who were playing the second of a back-to-back.