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Kyrie Irving has 25 points and 8 assists as Cavaliers beat Jazz 113-102 in Luol Deng's debut

  • Cleveland Cavaliers Luol Deng, right, loses control of the ball as Utah Jazz's Enes Kanter defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Salt Lake City, Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. Cavaliers defeated the Jazz 113-102. (AP photo/George Frey)

    Cleveland Cavaliers Luol Deng, right, loses control of the ball as Utah Jazz's Enes Kanter defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Salt Lake City, Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. Cavaliers defeated the Jazz 113-102. (AP photo/George Frey)  (The Associated Press)

  • Cleveland Cavalier's Luol Deng, right, looks to shoot over Utah Jazz's Richard Jefferson during an NBA basketball game in Salt Lake City, Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. (AP Photo/George Frey)

    Cleveland Cavalier's Luol Deng, right, looks to shoot over Utah Jazz's Richard Jefferson during an NBA basketball game in Salt Lake City, Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. (AP Photo/George Frey)  (The Associated Press)

  • Cleveland Cavaliers C.J. Miles, left, shoots the ball past Utah Jazz's Derrick Favors during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Salt Lake City, Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. (AP photo/George Frey)

    Cleveland Cavaliers C.J. Miles, left, shoots the ball past Utah Jazz's Derrick Favors during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Salt Lake City, Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. (AP photo/George Frey)  (The Associated Press)

Kyrie Irving had 25 points and eight assists to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers over the Utah Jazz 113-102 on Friday night.

In Luol Deng's first game with the Cavaliers, Irving scored 17 points in the third quarter to turn a three-point deficit into a 15-point lead as Cleveland snapped Utah's season-high four-game home winning streak. Deng had 10 points in his Cleveland debut.

The NBA's worst-shooting team hit 54 percent against the Jazz, including 63 percent in the second half.

Tristan Thompson had 18 points and 15 rebounds, while C.J. Miles and Dion Waiters each scored 17 to help the Cavs win their first road game since a 109-100 victory in Orlando on Dec. 13.