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Plain Dealer

Cavs beat Raptors 116-112, lose J.R. Smith for at least a little while

LeBron James scored 34 points and the Cavs overcame a knee injury to J.R. Smith to beat the Toronto Raptors.

Akron Beacon Journal

Cavaliers 116, Raptors 112: J.R. Smith injured as Cavs end losing streak

TORONTO: The losing streak is over, but now the Cavaliers have to assess the collateral damage from Monday’s 116-112 victory against the Toronto Raptors.LeBron James scored a season-high 34 points and Kevin Love added 28 points and 14 rebounds to end a three-game losing streak and secure the tiebreaker against the Raptors. But the team lost J.R. Smith to a left knee injury late in the first quarter. Kyrie Irving scored 24 points and passed for seven assists, while Tristan Thompson grabbed 14 rebounds.Smith stopped awkwardly on his left knee on a drive to the basket and his knee appeared to...

News-Herald

LeBron James, Cavs snap 3-game side with 116-112 win over Raptors

TORONTO >> LeBron James scored 34 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers overcame an injury to J.R. Smith to snap their three-game losing streak with a 116-112 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Monday night.Smith injured his left knee in the first quarter after landing on a jump shot and hobbled to the dressing room in considerable pain.

Plain Dealer

Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith exits early vs. Toronto with leg injury

Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith left Monday's game against the Toronto Raptors with a leg injury late in the first quarter.

Plain Dealer

J.R. Smith (left knee) will not return against Toronto

TORONTO -- Cavs guard J.R. Smith suffered a left knee injury in the first quarter against the Toronto Raptors Monday night and will not return. The Cavs did not specify the type of injury Smith suffered. He's been battling a...

San Francisco Chronicle

Cavs’ Big 3 puts an end to 3-game skid

LeBron James scored 34 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers overcame an injury to J.R. Smith to snap a three-game losing streak with a 116-112 win over the host Toronto Raptors on Monday night. Smith injured his left knee in the first quarter after landing on a jump shot and hobbled to the dressing room. DeMar DeRozan had 31 points and Kyle Lowry added 24 for Toronto, which had its six-game winning streak snapped. Westbrook (32 points, 13 rebounds, 12 assists) has the NBA’s longest streak of triple-doubles since Michael Jordan had seven in a row in 1989. Center Marc Gasol had a...

Plain Dealer

Mike Dunleavy (concussion) set to return for Cavs against Toronto

The Cavs will get Mike Dunleavy back from a concussion on Monday against the Toronto Raptors, which could help Channing Frye.

National Post

Toronto Raptors overcome sloppy start, get 29 points from Kyle Lowry to ease past Memphis Grizzlies 120-105

The Raptors tried their damnedest to give this one away to an injury-riddled Grizzlies lineup that had just nine healthy bodies

Carroll out indefinitely for Raptors

The Raptors won't have DeMarre Carroll, who's out indefinitely after arthroscopic surgery. NBA analysts Rip Hamilton and Raja Bell examines what this means for Toronto.