Team reaches out to school struck by tragedy

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--The Cavs donated more than 4,000 tickets to Chardon High School for Sunday's game. The organization offered the tickets to students, staff and their families at Chardon for the 6 p.m. Sunday contest against the Houston Rockets. Cavs players purchased several season tickets at the beginning of the year to give to charities. They decided to invite members of the Chardon Police Department and first-responders to Sunday's game. Chardon High was the scene of the horrific shooting on Feb. 27 that left three students dead. The Cavs wanted to reach out to the community. "We felt it was the right thing to do," Cavs vice president of communications Tad Carper said.

--Forward Antawn Jamison's 26 points in the first half against Denver and his 33 total points were Cavs season highs. In his last 10 games, he's averaging 23.3 points and 8.2 rebounds. He had 21 points and eight rebounds against Oklahoma City on Friday. However, he made just 9-of-25 from the field, 1-of-6 from behind the arc.

"We can definitely be tougher. We want people to think twice before coming into the lane. Definitely nothing dirty, but contesting every shot. As a team we can be better and that falls on me." -- Cavs center Ryan Hollins on the need for having an enforcer.

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