Post-mortem: Cavs 107, Phoenix 90
The good: The Cavaliers showed some offensive balance as seven players scored in double figures with no one (Zydrunas Ilgauskas) scoring more than 14 points in the game. The Cavs shot a white-hot 54 percent in the first half and had 16 assists in that time span. Conversely, they held the Suns to 29 percent shooting in the half.
The better: Zydrunas Ilgauskas finally got that team record for games played.
The bad: As good as they were in the first half offensively and defensively, they dropped off considerably in the second half, shooting just 43 percent and being out-scored 61-50.
Game: Cavs vs. Phoenix Suns
TV: FSOhio Radio: WAKR (1590 AM); WTAM (1100 AM), WHBC (1480 AM)
Starters: Cavs: LeBron James (F); Ben Wallace (F); Shaquille O'Neal (C); Anthony Parker (G); Mo Williams (G).
Suns: Grant Hill (F); Amare Stoudemire (F); Channing Frye (C): Jason Richardson (G); Grant Hill (G).
Cavs: Leon Powe (knee surgery) - OUT
Suns: Leandro Barbosa (left ankle sprain) - OUT
Officials: Bob Delaney, Derrick Collins and Olandis Poole.