Kyrie Irving Gets His First Triple-Double as Cavs Beat Jazz

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CLEVELAND–Kyrie Irving had the first triple-double of his career on Friday night in the Cavs 99-79 win over the Utah Jazz.

The All Star scored 21 points, pulled down 10 rebounds, and dished out 12 assists in the game. The triple-double was the first since LeBron James played for the Cavs.

James had fashioned a streak of 34 straight triple-doubles, including post season, for the team.

Cleveland overcame a bad second quarter when they scored only 19 points to take command in the third quarter.

The Cavs scored 30 points in each of the 3rd and 4th quarters to win easily.

Teammates Spencer Hawes and Tristan Thompson had double-doubles. Hawes with 13 points and 16 rebounds, while Thompson scored 18 points and pulled down 14 rebounds.

Cleveland out rebounded the visitors 56-31.

The Cavs are in Memphis on Saturday night.

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