C.J. Miles scored 34 points and grabbed five rebounds to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 111-93 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.
Miles hit a team record 10 three-pointers on just 14 attempts.
Miles had to out duel 76ers’ rookie point guard Michael Carter-Williams, who had his best game since returning from his knee injury. Carter-Williams scored 33 points on 13-of-25 shooting, grabbed six rebounds and dished out five assists.
Anderson Varejao had 18 points and 14 rebounds and Tristan Thompson had 12 points and 10 rebounds.
Star point guard Kryie Irving made his return from a a knee injury. He had 16 points on six-of-nine shooting and dished out eight assists in 30 minutes of play after missing the last three games.
The 76ers’ starters outside of Carter-Williams were awful. None of them scored in double figures and combined for 17 points on six-of-29 shooting from the field.
James Anderson had 15 points off of the bench.
The Cavaliers, who traded for Chicago Bulls’ forward Luol Deng Monday night, did not have Deng available Tuesday.
The Cavaliers and 76ers are both 12-23.