CLEVELAND — Darius Garland scored 24 points and rookie power forward Evan Mobley had 16 points and nine rebounds, sending the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 115-92 win over the Chicago Bulls.
Garland also had six assists as Cleveland (14-12) won for the fifth time in seven games. Mobley, the third overall draft pick, shot 8 of 11 and had a season-high five blocked shots and two steals.
Zach LaVine scored 23 points with nine assists for Chicago (17-10), which had its four-game win streak snapped. Lonzo Ball added 19 points and Nikola Vucevic had 18 points and 12 rebounds, but shot 8 for 23 from the field.
The Bulls played their second game since DeMar DeRozan was placed in the NBA's health and safety protocol. The four-time All-Star is currently the NBA's fourth leading scorer (26.4 points per game).
The Cavs snapped their brief two-game losing streak and have won three out of four against Chicago dating back to last season. They'll take the next day off before heading to Minnesota to play the Timberwolves Friday night.
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