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October 30, 2019- Cleveland Cavaliers best Chicago Bulls

The Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Chicago Bulls 117-111 at home in Cleveland, OH at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse during Wednesday evening’s matchup. No players on the Cavaliers were inactive for the game. Simultaneously, All players on the Bulls were active for the game. With the win, the Cavaliers rise to 2-2 in the regular season and to 1-0 against the Bulls in the series.

For the Cavaliers, Kevin Love scored 17 points in 31:11, shooting 6/10 (60.0%) from the field. In addition, Love also pulled down a spectacular team-high 20 rebounds and got a team-high 6 assists. Tristan Thompson boasted a team-high 23 points, scoring 11/19 (57.9%) from the field in 35:01. In addition to points, Thompson also got a valuable 10 rebounds and got an excellent 5 blocks. Additional important efforts included Collin Sexton (who got 18 points), Jordan Clarkson (who boasted 17 points and added 4 assists), and Larry Nance Jr. (who had a valuable 5 rebounds).

For the Bulls, Lauri Markkanen had a team-high 16 points, albeit he had trouble making shots, shooting 4/12 (33.3%) from the field in 27:27. In addition, Markkanen also managed to pull down a team-high 8 rebounds. Wendell Carter Jr. gained 15 points, shooting 5/8 (62.5%) from the field in 27:10. Carter Jr. also grabbed a team-high 8 rebounds. Zach LaVine gained a team-high 16 points in 31:54, shooting 6/14 (42.9%) from the field and 4/8 (50.0%) from deep. Tomas Satoransky boasted 8 points, scoring 2/5 (40.0%) from the field in 27:15. In addition to his points, Satoransky also dished out a team-high 8 assists. Additional notable productions were achieved by Otto Porter Jr. (who added 15 points and added 5 rebounds), Thaddeus Young (who pulled down 5 rebounds), and Kris Dunn (who had 4 assists).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter launched as expected as the Cavaliers shot 5/11 from the field and 0/2 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 11 points. Center Tristan Thompson was a major player in this good start as he recorded 4 points on 2/4 shooting (0/0 from the three point mark). Thompson also grabbed 2 rebounds. At the same time, the Bulls had trouble in the first half of the quarter, making 4/11 from the field and 3/6 from the three point mark for a total of 14 points. Small Forward Otto Porter Jr. was among those on the Bulls who had a sluggish start to the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 0/1 from the three point mark for 5 points. Shooting Guard Zach LaVine recorded 6 points.

Despite the reasonable start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers faced difficulties shooting to wrap up the period, recording 14 points while going 3/8 from the field and 1/2 from deep. The Bulls also had trouble finishing up the period, recording 12 points on 5/12 shooting (1/5 from deep). The 1st Quarter closed with the Cavaliers down by 1 point (25-26). Tristan Thompson was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Bulls, Zach LaVine scored 6 points.

2nd Quarter

The Cavaliers struggled at the start of the 2nd Quarter, recording 3/11 from the field and 1/3 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 7 points. Likewise, the Bulls also had trouble in the first half of the quarter, shooting 4/10 from the field and 1/5 from deep for a total of 9 points. Shooting Guard Zach LaVine was one player on the Bulls who struggled starting the quarter, shooting 0/1 from the field and 0/1 from deep for no points. Luke Kornet gained 4 points and made 1 block.

Despite the sluggish start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers revitalized their shooting to round off the quarter, scoring 18 points while going 6/11 from the field and 1/4 from deep. The Bulls also faced no issues while finishing up the period, adding 18 points on 5/9 shooting (1/4 from the three point mark). The 2nd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers trailing the Bulls by 3 points (50-53). Lauri Markkanen was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Cavaliers, Tristan Thompson scored 7 points.

3rd Quarter

The 3rd Quarter arrived unexceptionally as the Cavaliers shot 6/9 from the field and 3/4 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 16 points. Small Forward Cedi Osman was an important player in this decent start as he added 6 points on 2/2 shooting (2/2 from three). Osman also had 1 rebound in addition to his points. The Bulls had no issues in similar fashion in the beginning, scoring 5/11 from the field and 3/5 from the three point mark for a total of 14 points. Small Forward Otto Porter Jr. was a vital contributor in this principled start for the Bulls as he boasted 6 points on 2/4 shooting (1/1 from deep). In addition to his points, Porter Jr. also added 1 assist.

Despite the reasonable start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers had trouble shooting to wrap up the quarter, gaining 14 points while going 4/10 from the field and 2/5 from the three point mark. The Bulls, concurrently, had no trouble closing up the period, boasting 15 points on 5/10 shooting (1/4 from deep). The 3rd Quarter finished with the Cavaliers trailing the Bulls by 2 points (80-82). Cedi Osman was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 9 points. On the Bulls, Otto Porter Jr. scored 8 points.

4th Quarter

The 4th Quarter started off with a fast-paced shootout as the Cavaliers went 9/9 from the field and 2/2 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 22 points. Kevin Porter Jr. was a crucial contributor in this exceptional start as he had 5 points on 2/2 shooting (1/1 from the three point mark). Porter Jr. also got 1 assist, had 1 block, and got 1 rebound in addition to points. The Bulls had no issues as well in the first half of the quarter, making 6/13 from the field and 1/4 from deep for a total of 14 points. Center Wendell Carter Jr. was a major player in this good start for the Bulls as he boasted 6 points on 3/3 shooting (0/0 from the three point mark). Carter Jr. also managed to grab 1 rebound in addition to points.

After the sound start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to show more of the same to round out the period, gaining 15 points while going 5/9 from the field and 0/2 from three. The Bulls, concurrently, had problems closing up the period, boasting 15 points on 5/14 shooting (3/6 from three). The Cavaliers won against the Bulls 117-111. Collin Sexton was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 10 points. On the Bulls, Wendell Carter Jr. scored 10 points.

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October 28, 2019- Cleveland Cavaliers vanquished by Milwaukee Bucks

The Cleveland Cavaliers lost against the Milwaukee Bucks 112-129 away at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, WI during Monday evening’s matchup. All players on the Cavaliers were active for the game. Simultaneously, Everyone was active for the Bucks. With the defeat, the Cavaliers fall to 1-2 in the regular season and to 0-1 vs. the Bucks in the series.

For the Cavaliers, Kevin Love scored 15 points in 33:07, shooting 5/12 (41.7%) from the field. In addition to points, Love also pulled down an admirable team-high 16 rebounds. Tristan Thompson added 17 points, going 8/18 (44.4%) from the field in 33:25. In addition to his points, Thompson also added a decent 13 rebounds and had a team-high 4 assists. Collin Sexton had a team-high 18 points in 30:17, going 8/15 (53.3%) from the field. Jordan Clarkson added 17 points in 25:16, shooting 6/13 (46.2%) from the field. In addition to points, Clarkson also dished a team-high 4 assists. One other major performance was from Larry Nance Jr. , who boasted 15 points and managed to pull down 8 rebounds.

On the Bucks, Khris Middleton recorded a team-high 21 points, going 9/14 (64.3%) from the field and 3/5 (60.0%) from three in 28:41. Middleton also had 8 rebounds. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 14 points, although he had trouble with his shot, scoring 5/15 (33.3%) from the field in 29:12. Additionally, Antetokounmpo also grabbed a solid team-high 10 rebounds and dished out 7 assists. Eric Bledsoe boasted 14 points in 26:24, although he had trouble making shots, going 6/16 (37.5%) from the field. In addition to his points, Bledsoe also had a team-high 8 assists. Additional vital performances included Brook Lopez (who got 16 points, added 5 rebounds, and swiped 3 steals), George Hill (who added 19 points and pulled down 8 rebounds), Ersan Ilyasova (who pulled down 6 rebounds), and Pat Connaughton (who boasted 17 points and added 4 assists).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter started off quickly as the Cavaliers went 8/16 from the field and 1/4 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 18 points. Center Tristan Thompson was a valuable contributor in this decent start as he added 6 points on 3/7 shooting (0/0 from the three point mark). Thompson also managed to grab 4 rebounds in addition to points. In like manner, the Bucks also had little trouble in the beginning, scoring 7/13 from the field and 2/4 from deep for a total of 16 points. Center Brook Lopez was an important player in this principled start for the Bucks as he had 5 points on 2/2 shooting (1/1 from three).

Following the sound start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to show more of the same to wrap up the period, recording 13 points while going 6/12 from the field and 1/5 from three. The Bucks, simultaneously, struggled while closing up the period, boasting 14 points on 5/13 shooting (3/5 from the three point mark). The 1st Quarter closed with the Cavaliers down by 1 point (31-30). Cedi Osman was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Bucks, Brook Lopez scored 8 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter started with the Cavaliers having trouble getting things going, going 5/14 from the field and 1/6 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 11 points. Small Forward Cedi Osman was among those who had a sluggish start to the quarter, shooting 0/1 from the field and 0/1 from three for no points. Point Guard Darius Garland recorded 3 points. On the other hand, the Bucks had no issues at the start of the quarter, making 6/12 from the field and 2/3 from the three point mark for a total of 17 points. Pat Connaughton was a major player in this good start for the Bucks as he gained 11 points on 4/4 shooting (2/2 from three). Connaughton also had 2 rebounds in addition to his points.

Following the sluggish start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to show more of the same to round off the period, recording 10 points while going 4/10 from the field and 1/5 from the three point mark. The Bucks also had trouble closing up the period, gaining 12 points on 4/10 shooting (1/5 from the three point mark). The 2nd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers trailing the Bucks by 7 points (52-59). Pat Connaughton was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 11 points. On the Cavaliers, Collin Sexton scored 6 points.

3rd Quarter

The Cavaliers had trouble getting things going at the beginning of the 3rd Quarter, shooting 4/11 from the field and 1/4 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 10 points. Point Guard Darius Garland was one player who struggled starting the quarter, shooting 1/4 from the field and 0/2 from three for 2 points. Power Forward Kevin Love gained 5 points and managed to pull down 3 rebounds. The Bucks struggled as well in the first half of the quarter, shooting 5/12 from the field and 2/7 from the three point mark for a total of 14 points. Small Forward Khris Middleton was among those on the Bucks who had a slow start to the quarter, shooting 0/1 from the field and 0/0 from the three point mark for no points. Shooting Guard Wesley Matthews boasted 8 points and got 1 steal.

Despite the dismal start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers shot much better to round out the period, adding 18 points while going 5/11 from the field and 3/6 from deep. The Bucks also had no trouble finishing up the period, gaining 18 points on 7/10 shooting (2/4 from the three point mark). The 3rd Quarter finished with the Cavaliers down by 11 points (80-91). Larry Nance Jr. was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Bucks, Wesley Matthews scored 8 points.

4th Quarter

Down by 11, the Cavaliers remained dedicated as they went 6/12 from the field and 3/6 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 15 points. Center Tristan Thompson was an important player in this reasonable start as he added 6 points on 3/3 shooting (0/0 from deep). Thompson also had 3 rebounds in addition to his points. Jordan Clarkson was also an important contributor in the beginning of the quarter, got 6 points while shooting 2/3 (2/2 from three).In addition, Clarkson also passed out 2 assists. The Bucks had little trouble as well in the beginning, shooting 6/12 from the field and 1/4 from the three point mark for a total of 16 points. Point Guard Eric Bledsoe was a key contributor in this good start for the Bucks as he got 8 points on 3/5 shooting (0/1 from deep). Bledsoe also had 1 assist and pulled down 2 rebounds.

Following the convincing start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to shoot well to wrap up the quarter, gaining 17 points while going 7/14 from the field and 1/3 from deep. The Bucks also faced no issues while finishing out the period, boasting 22 points on 8/10 shooting (4/6 from three). The Cavaliers lost against the Bucks 112-129. Khris Middleton was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 10 points. On the Cavaliers, Jordan Clarkson scored 9 points.

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October 26, 2019- Cleveland Cavaliers succeed Indiana Pacers

The Cleveland Cavaliers achieved a victory over the Indiana Pacers 110-99 at home at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, OH during Saturday night’s face-off. No players on the Cavaliers were inactive for the game. At the same time, No players on the Pacers were inactive for the game. The defeat brings the Cavaliers to 1-0 in the series versus the Pacers and to 1-1 in the regular season.

On the Cavaliers, Kevin Love had 21 points, shooting 5/8 (62.5%) from the field and 3/5 (60.0%) from deep in 33:06. In addition to points, Love also added an important team-high 13 rebounds and dished a team-high 9 assists. Tristan Thompson got a team-high 25 points, scoring 11/16 (68.8%) from the field in 34:42. In addition, Thompson also pulled down an important team-high 13 rebounds and pulled off 3 blocks. Other key efforts included Collin Sexton (who boasted 18 points and pulled down an important 5 rebounds),Darius Garland (who had 4 assists), and Jordan Clarkson (who got 15 points).

For the Pacers, Myles Turner added 11 points, albeit he had trouble making shots, shooting 3/9 (33.3%) from the field in 39:47. In addition, Turner also had an impressive team-high 11 rebounds. Malcolm Brogdon got an elegant team-high 30 points in 34:33, scoring 12/18 (66.7%) from the field and 4/6 (66.7%) from the three point line. In addition to points, Brogdon also passed out a useful team-high 10 assists. Additional vital contributors included Domantas Sabonis (who got 5 rebounds), Justin Holiday (who pulled down 5 rebounds), and T.J. McConnell (who got a useful 5 assists).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter started with the Cavaliers having trouble getting things going, going 4/10 from the field and 1/1 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 18 points. Small Forward Cedi Osman was included in those who had a sluggish start to the quarter, shooting 0/1 from the field and 0/0 from three for 1 points. Power Forward Kevin Love scored 9 points, had 1 steal, and added 2 rebounds. The Pacers had trouble as well at the start of the quarter, shooting 5/12 from the field and 1/5 from three for a total of 13 points. Small Forward T.J. Warren was included in those on the Pacers who floundered at the beginning of the quarter, shooting 0/3 from the field and 0/2 from deep for no points. Point Guard Malcolm Brogdon gained 8 points, added 1 assist, and had 1 block.

After the sluggish start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to show more of the same to close out the quarter, adding 8 points while going 3/10 from the field and 1/5 from three. The Pacers, concurrently, faced no issues while closing out the period, scoring 15 points on 7/11 shooting (1/2 from three). The 1st Quarter closed with the Cavaliers down by 2 points (26-28). Kevin Love was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 9 points. On the Pacers, Malcolm Brogdon scored 8 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter opened with a fast-paced shootout as the Cavaliers went 7/12 from the field and 3/5 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 19 points. Jordan Clarkson was a key player in this principled start as he got 7 points on 2/3 shooting (1/1 from the three point mark). Clarkson also added 1 steal and managed to grab 2 rebounds in addition to his points. On the other hand, the Pacers had trouble at the start of the quarter, scoring 2/10 from the field and 0/4 from the three point mark for a total of 4 points. Power Forward Domantas Sabonis was one player on the Pacers who had a slow start to the quarter, shooting 2/3 from the field and 0/0 from three for 4 points. Power Forward Domantas Sabonis got 4 points and managed to pull down 2 rebounds.

After the convincing start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to show more of the same to wrap up the period, adding 20 points while going 7/12 from the field and 4/5 from the three point mark. The Pacers also had no trouble finishing up the period, recording 16 points on 6/10 shooting (1/2 from three). The 2nd Quarter closed with the Cavaliers trailing the Pacers by 17 points (65-48). Kevin Love was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 10 points. On the Pacers, Domantas Sabonis scored 6 points.

3rd Quarter

The 3rd Quarter began as expected as the Cavaliers shot 5/11 from the field and 0/4 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 11 points. Center Tristan Thompson was a vital contributor in this principled start as he added 4 points on 2/3 shooting (0/0 from three). Thompson also got 1 block and got 1 rebound in addition to his points. Point Guard Darius Garland was also a critical player in the beginning of the quarter, gained 4 points while shooting 2/3 (0/1 from the three point mark).Garland also added 1 steal in addition to his points. At the same time, the Pacers had issues in the beginning, making 4/12 from the field and 2/4 from three for a total of 10 points. Center Myles Turner was one player on the Pacers who had trouble contributing at the start of the quarter, shooting 1/2 from the field and 1/1 from three for 3 points. Point Guard Malcolm Brogdon got 5 points and had 1 assist.

Following the reasonable start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to shoot well to round out the period, boasting 14 points while going 6/10 from the field and 1/5 from deep. The Pacers also faced no issues while closing out the period, recording 16 points on 6/13 shooting (3/5 from three). The 3rd Quarter closed with the Cavaliers down by 16 points (90-74). Malcolm Brogdon was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Cavaliers, Tristan Thompson scored 6 points.

4th Quarter

The 4th Quarter started unexceptionally as the Cavaliers went 5/10 from the field and 0/4 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 10 points. Power Forward Kevin Love was a prime contributor in this good start as he gained 2 points on 1/1 shooting (0/0 from deep). In addition to his points, Love also passed out 1 assist and got 1 rebound. Center Tristan Thompson was also a critical player in the beginning of the quarter, gained 2 points while shooting 1/2 (0/0 from three).In addition to his points, Thompson also managed to pull down 2 rebounds. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton was also a key contributor in the beginning of the quarter, gained 2 points while shooting 1/2 (0/1 from deep).Kevin Porter Jr. was also an important contributor in the beginning of the quarter, gained 2 points while shooting 1/2 (0/1 from the three point mark).Larry Nance Jr. was also an important contributor in the beginning of the quarter, had 2 points while shooting 1/2 (0/1 from the three point mark).Nance Jr. also had 1 rebound in addition to points. At the same time, the Pacers had trouble in the first half of the quarter, scoring 3/7 from the field and 1/3 from deep for a total of 10 points. Power Forward Domantas Sabonis was one of the players on the Pacers who had trouble contributing at the start of the quarter, shooting 0/1 from the field and 0/0 from deep for 2 points. Point Guard Malcolm Brogdon scored 5 points, dished out 1 assist, and added 2 rebounds.

After the decent start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to show more of the same to wrap up the period, gaining 10 points while going 3/5 from the field and 1/2 from deep. The Pacers also faced no issues while finishing out the period, boasting 15 points on 6/12 shooting (1/3 from the three point mark). The Cavaliers won against the Pacers 110-99. Malcolm Brogdon was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 9 points. On the Cavaliers, Collin Sexton scored 7 points.

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October 23, 2019- Cleveland Cavaliers fall to Orlando Magic

The Cleveland Cavaliers lost against the Orlando Magic 85-94 away in Orlando, FL at the Amway Center during Wednesday evening’s face-off. Everyone was active for the Cavaliers. At the same time, The Magic had no inactive players for the game. With the defeat, the Cavaliers drop down to 0-1 in the regular season and to 0-1 versus the Magic in the series.

On the Cavaliers, Kevin Love boasted 11 points in 35:57, shooting 4/9 (44.4%) from the field. Additionally, Love also got a powerful team-high 18 rebounds. Tristan Thompson recorded a team-high 16 points, shooting 8/11 (72.7%) from the field in 33:15. In addition to his points, Thompson also pulled down a skillful 11 rebounds. Darius Garland added 8 points in 31:32, albeit he had trouble with his shot, going 3/9 (33.3%) from the field. In addition, Garland also got a team-high 5 assists. Collin Sexton gained a team-high 16 points in 29:54, although he had trouble scoring, scoring 5/15 (33.3%) from the field. Another notable contribution was made by Larry Nance Jr. , who had 14 rebounds.

For the Magic, Nikola Vucevic gained a team-high 21 points in 34:13, scoring 8/16 (50.0%) from the field. In addition to points, Vucevic also got a notable team-high 10 rebounds. Markelle Fultz boasted 12 points in 23:26, going 6/12 (50.0%) from the field. In addition to his points, Fultz also made a team-high 6 assists. Additional pivotal performances were made by Jonathan Isaac (who got 8 rebounds),Evan Fournier (who gained 16 points and dished out 4 assists),D.J. Augustin (who got 5 assists), Al-Farouq Aminu (who managed to grab 7 rebounds), and Mo Bamba (who pulled down 7 rebounds).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter started off as expected as the Cavaliers went 7/11 from the field and 2/2 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 16 points. Small Forward Cedi Osman was a major player in this reasonable start as he gained 7 points on 3/3 shooting (1/1 from three). In addition to his points, Osman also added 1 steal and added 1 rebound. Comparingly, the Magic also performed well in the beginning, scoring 7/12 from the field and 3/4 from three for a total of 17 points. Power Forward Aaron Gordon was an important contributor in this good start for the Magic as he scored 5 points on 2/5 shooting (1/2 from deep). Additionally, Gordon also grabbed 1 steal. Shooting Guard Evan Fournier was also a critical contributor in the beginning of the quarter, boasted 5 points while shooting 2/2 (1/1 from the three point mark).Fournier also made 1 assist and managed to grab 1 rebound in addition to points.

Despite the reasonable start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers faced difficulties shooting to round out the period, gaining 8 points while going 4/12 from the field and 0/3 from deep. The Magic also had trouble finishing up the period, adding 11 points on 4/9 shooting (0/2 from the three point mark). The 1st Quarter closed with the Cavaliers trailing the Magic by 4 points (24-28). Aaron Gordon was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Cavaliers, Cedi Osman scored 7 points.

2nd Quarter

The Cavaliers had trouble getting things going at the beginning of the 2nd Quarter, scoring 2/10 from the field and 0/5 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 4 points. Power Forward Kevin Love was included in those who had trouble contributing at the start of the quarter, shooting 0/1 from the field and 0/1 from deep for no points. Larry Nance Jr. recorded 2 points and pulled down 1 rebound. Matthew Dellavedova recorded 2 points. Conversely, the Magic had little trouble at the start of the period, shooting 6/13 from the field and 3/7 from deep for a total of 16 points. Terrence Ross was a crucial player in this decent start for the Magic as he scored 5 points on 2/5 shooting (1/3 from three). Ross also grabbed 2 steals and had 1 rebound in addition to points.

Following the sluggish start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the effort to wrap up the quarter, boasting 13 points while going 3/10 from the field and 2/4 from three. The Magic also had trouble finishing up the period, recording 11 points on 4/9 shooting (1/5 from three). The 2nd Quarter finished with the Cavaliers trailing the Magic by 14 points (41-55). Evan Fournier was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 7 points. On the Cavaliers, Jordan Clarkson scored 5 points.

3rd Quarter

Down by 14, the Cavaliers were persistent as they went 5/9 from the field and 1/2 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 14 points. Center Tristan Thompson was a major contributor in this good start as he gained 6 points on 3/4 shooting (0/0 from the three point mark). Thompson also had 1 assist, got 1 block, and added 2 rebounds in addition to his points. Point Guard Collin Sexton had 5 points and had 1 assist. Likewise, the Magic also had no issues at the start of the quarter, scoring 5/11 from the field and 0/1 from the three point mark for a total of 10 points. Center Nikola Vucevic was a prime contributor in this decent start for the Magic as he recorded 6 points on 3/5 shooting (0/1 from three). Vucevic also got 1 assist, swiped 1 steal, and managed to grab 2 rebounds in addition to his points.

Despite the reasonable start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers struggled scoring to wrap up the quarter, scoring 10 points while going 4/12 from the field and 1/5 from three. The Magic also struggled while finishing up the period, boasting 6 points on 3/12 shooting (0/5 from three). The 3rd Quarter closed with the Cavaliers trailing the Magic by 6 points (65-71). Tristan Thompson was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 6 points. On the Magic, Nikola Vucevic scored 6 points.

4th Quarter

The 4th Quarter started off with the Cavaliers having trouble getting things going, scoring 3/12 from the field and 0/5 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 6 points. Shooting Guard Darius Garland was one player who had a slow start to the quarter, shooting 0/1 from the field and 0/1 from three for no points. Power Forward Kevin Love gained 2 points and had 1 rebound. Center Tristan Thompson had 2 points and got 3 rebounds. Larry Nance Jr. recorded 2 points, pulled off 1 block, and added 1 rebound. At the same time, the Magic had little trouble in the first half of the quarter, making 5/10 from the field and 2/3 from deep for a total of 14 points. Terrence Ross was a critical player in this reasonable start for the Magic as he had 5 points on 2/3 shooting (1/1 from three).

After the dismal start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to show more of the same to finish the quarter, adding 14 points while going 5/12 from the field and 3/8 from deep. The Magic also struggled while closing out the period, boasting 9 points on 3/10 shooting (0/3 from deep). The Cavaliers lost to the Magic 85-94. Nikola Vucevic was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Cavaliers, Cedi Osman scored 6 points.