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Wizards hand Cavaliers 3rd straight loss, 91-78

Wizards hand Cavaliers 3rd straight loss, 91-78

WASHINGTON (AP) — John Wall took over in the third quarter Friday night and finished 28 points, seven assists and six rebounds, and the hustling Washington Wizards clamped down for a 91-78 win over LeBron James and the mostly flatfooted Cleveland Cavaliers, who lost their third straight to fall back below .500. Resuming a rivalry that peaked last decade when the Wizards and James' Cavaliers met three consecutive years in the playoffs — it was so intense that both Jay-Z and Soulja Boy got involved — the Wizards eagerly pounced on their old nemesis. They grabbed a majority of the 50-50 rebounds and capitalized on the defensive woes that have led to Cleveland's...

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