Sexton scores 26 points, Cavaliers edge Timberwolves 100-98


The Cleveland Cavaliers had a 100-98 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves Monday night

Cleveland Cavaliers logo in front of a basketball.

CLEVELAND (AP) — Collin Sexton scored 26 points and Jarrett Allen had 23 points and 18 rebounds, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 100-98 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves and a split of their home-and-home series.

Darius Garland had 19 points and 11 assists for the Cavaliers, who had lost four of their last five games, including a 109-104 decision at Minnesota one night earlier.

Allen blocked five shots in his initial start since being acquired from Brooklyn on Jan. 14.

D’Angelo Russell scored 18 points and No. 1 overall draft pick Anthony Edwards had 13 points in his third NBA start for the Timberwolves.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Play to win local prizes!

Trending on