The bench-led fourth quarter rally showed spunk, but the offensively inconsistent Wizards could not overcome the Cavs' dynamic duo.
Jordan Crawford scored 11 points and the Wizards fought back from a double digit deficit in the fourth quarter, but the Cavaliers proved to be too much for Washington on opening night.
The local media offers up Wizards' team and player predictions for the 2012-13 season
After ending last season with six straight wins, the Wizards look to keep the good times rolling, starting in Cleveland. Watch the Wiz take on the Cavs now on CSN!