The Cavaliers, in the first of a two-game swing through Texas, rallied in the fourth quarter tonight to defeat the Houston Rockets 99-93, to improve to 2-1 in the exhibition season with another game tomorrow against the Dallas Mavericks.
The Cavs, trailing by five after the third quarter, took the lead with a 21-8 run -- fueled by Manny Harris's eight points -- and led by eight with a little over six minutes to go, After the Rockets cut the lead to three at 89-86, Christian Eyenga hit back-to-back threes to expand the lead and Cleveland held on from there.
J.J Hickson led the way for the Cavs with 18 points and eleven rebounds. Ramon Sessions added 15 points and Harris chipped in with 14.
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