Frye Makes Immediate Impact

The Cleveland Cavaliers are keeping the Eastern Conference standings at bay, strong-arming the conference lead at two and half games following a robust 120-108 win in Los Angeles on Thursday night, which was the last match-up between all-timers Kobe Bryant and LeBron James as Bryant has adamantly decided to retire.

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving combined for 50 points, but it was Channing Frye’s efforts that stole the show.

In 24 minutes off the pine, Frye totaled 21 points, 7 rebounds, 1 block and 1 steal, finishing with his first significant output of the season with the Cavs. For those who like to see the Cavaliers win, or even general fans of the game, this is a promising spectacle, far from the alleged plight detractors were claiming a mere two weeks ago.

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