Sessions scored 26 points, Cavs beat Bucks

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP)—Ramon Sessions(notes) scored 26 points, Anthony Parker(notes) added 18 and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Milwaukee Bucks 83-77 on Thursday night in their final exhibition game.

A former Milwaukee draft pick, Sessions started at point guard in place of Mo Williams(notes), who left to be with his family following the death of his father-in-law.

Chris Douglas-Roberts(notes) had 16 points for the Bucks, and former Cavaliers forward Drew Gooden(notes) added 11 points, six rebounds and three blocks.

After leading 42-40 at the half, the Cavaliers trailed for much of the fourth quarter, but closed out the game on a 25-14 run thanks to critical turnovers by the Bucks in the final 4 minutes.

Cleveland forwards Antawn Jamison(notes) and Anderson Varejao(notes) were back in the lineup for the second straight game, but guard Daniel Gibson(notes) was out with a mild neck strain and is day-to-day.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
D. Gooden Drew Gooden
5-9,  11 Pts
6 Rebs, 1 Assists
R. Sessions Ramon Sessions
10-19,  26 Pts
3 Rebs, 2 Assists

Team Stat Leaders



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