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Darius Garland scores 26 points as the Cavaliers beat the defending champion Nuggets 121-109

Craig Porter
Michael Porter Jr
Aaron Gordon
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Aaron Gordon
Posted at 5:43 AM, Nov 20, 2023
and last updated 2023-11-20 07:43:57-05

CLEVELAND (AP) — Darius Garland had 26 points and six assists, and rookie Craig Porter Jr. scored a career-high 21, powering the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 121-109 victory over the defending NBA champion Denver Nuggets. Evan Mobley had 16 points and 10 rebounds, and Jarrett Allen added 15 points for Cleveland, which built a season-high 26-point lead in the fourth quarter en route to winning its third in a row. Nuggets center Nikola Jokic battled foul trouble and collected 18 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists in 28 minutes. The two-time MVP had been the first player to start a season with 12 games of at least 20 points and 10 rebounds since Elgin Baylor in 1967.

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