Cavaliers 95, Nets 90
AKRON, Ohio (AP) _ Andre Miller made four free throws in the final 1:09 to help Cleveland defeat the New Jersey Nets 95-90 Wednesday night in Randy Wittman’s debut as Cavaliers coach.
Miller, the eighth overall pick in the 1999 draft, made two free throws with 1:09 left to put Cleveland ahead 91-89 and sank two more with 53 seconds remaining to give the Cavaliers a four-point lead in the exhibition game.
Stephon Marbury led New Jersey with 30 points.
Rookie Jamel Thomas, an undrafted free agent from Providence, led Cleveland with 16 points. Ryan DeClercq added 15 points for the Cavaliers.
Cleveland played without center Zydrunas Ilgauskas, sidelined with an infected big toe on his left foot. The Nets played without forward Keith Van Horn, who cut his chin and strained his neck against Atlanta on Tuesday night.