Cavaliers rout Bulls

Thursday, November 9th 2006, 10:37 pm
By: News On 6

Drew Gooden scored 20 points in 3 quarters and LeBron James added 19 points and a season-high 12 assists to lead Cleveland's 113-94 rout of the Chicago Bulls.

The Cavaliers got great support from their bench with Anderson Varejao scoring a career-high 15 points and Sasha Pavlovic adding 16 points in a season-high 25 minutes. The Cavs' reserves went 21-30 from the field.

Kirk Hinrich led Chicago with 20 points.

There are two late starts in the NBA including the winless Mavericks at Phoenix and 4-0 New Orleans at Golden State.