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Cleveland Cavaliers Cedi Osman dunks during the first half of Friday's game against the Indiana Pacers. ASSOCIATED PRESS

Centre Jonas Valanciunas was dominant in the paint, earning a double-double with 15 points and 18 rebounds as Toronto spread the floor. They are 23-3 when they score at least 105 points.

Casey's reliance on the bench was necessary with former all-stars Kyle Lowry and Serge Ibaka missing the game.

Lowry was out for a second game with a bruised tailbone.

The Toronto Raptors have quickly put their romp over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday behind them as they prepare to play the Golden State Warriors on Saturday.

Asked if Lue may have been referring to him, LeBron James said, "I mean, I would hope not". The bench mob finished with 76 of Toronto's 133 points against Cavaliers.

The biggest piece the Cavaliers got in return for Irving was Isaiah Thomas.

The loss was the third straight for the three-time defending Eastern Conference champion Cavaliers.

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In the meantime, the Cavaliers can't just wait for the turnaround to happen, because it has happened so many times before. The Cavaliers will have to play with relentless effort if they would like to have any chance of slaying the champions.

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LeBron refused to elaborate on what he said to Handy during the timeout after the game. Almost doubling your opponents rebounds is impressive in any particular game, when you consider the Raptors played "small-ball" with OG Anunoby at power forward, it becomes even more notable.

Oladipo gave the Pacers the lead for good on a three pointer with just over two minutes to play.

"We're in a funk", James told ESPN after the game. "So we got to be better".

With the Cavs reeling after allowing almost 130 points per game in their last 3, the Pacers got a motivated LeBron and company in Friday's first quarter. The Cavs at one point opened up a 22-point lead, outscoring the Pacers 34-12 in the first quarter. Cleveland's Dwyane Wade answered with a dunk before time expired on the period.

Spencer Dinwiddie was close to a triple-double with 20 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds as his Brooklyn Nets saw off the Atlanta Hawks 110-105, while Minnesota beat the New York Knicks 118-108. And although the recent skid likely won't convince Cleveland to be sellers ahead of the February 8 deadline, it could force them to reexamine some of their assets, such as center Tristan Thompson. Toronto rained down shots from beyond the arc, going 7-of-21 from range while Cleveland was 0 for 7.

It was just the other night in Toronto when #LeBron James was ripping his teammates on the sideline for playing lackluster defense. Washington shot 56.8 percent from the field and scored a season-high 74 points in the paint.

IN outscored Cleveland 32-16 in the third quarter to erase a 14-point halftime deficit and take a 76-74 lead after three quarters. When a reporter referenced the comment, James was quick to point out that he never said the Cavs were guaranteed a rebirth in the playoffs.

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