Calderon leads Raptors past Cavaliers 113-99

Calderon leads Raptors past Cavaliers 113-99
December 18, 2012, 9:44 pm
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Cleveland Cavaliers' Tyler Zeller (40) battles Toronto Raptors' Amir Johnson (15) for a rebound in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)


CLEVELAND (AP) Jose Calderon scored a season-high 23 points, and the Toronto Raptors won on the road for the second time this season by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 113-99 on Tuesday night.

The Raptors snapped an 11-game skid on the road, winning away from home for the first time since Nov. 13 when they beat Indiana. Toronto, which is 2-14 on the road, has also won three in a row for the first time this season.

Alan Anderson hit three 3-pointers in the fourth quarter and finished with 18 points. Amir Johnson scored 17 points and DeMar DeRozan added 16.

Kyrie Irving, coming off a career-high 41 points Saturday, scored 23 points for Cleveland. The reigning rookie of the year, currently playing with a broken bone in his jaw, is wearing a protective mask.