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November 29, 2019- Cleveland Cavaliers defeated by Milwaukee Bucks

During Friday evening’s affair, the Cleveland Cavaliers were beat by the Milwaukee Bucks 110-119 at home in Cleveland, OH at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. All players on the Cavaliers were active for the game. Simultaneously, All players on the Bucks were active for the game. With the loss, the Cavaliers drop to 5-14 in the regular season and to 0-2 versus the Bucks in the series.

For the Cavaliers, Kevin Love recorded 16 points, going 6/11 (54.5%) from the field and 4/8 (50.0%) from three in 31:15. In addition, Love also managed to grab 8 rebounds and dished a team-high 7 assists. Tristan Thompson boasted 11 points in 30:45, scoring 5/12 (41.7%) from the field. In addition to points, Thompson also managed to pull down an admirable team-high 13 rebounds. Darius Garland boasted a team-high 21 points in 35:15, scoring 8/14 (57.1%) from the field and 5/7 (71.4%) from the three point line. In addition to his points, Garland also added 6 assists. Other important performances included Cedi Osman (who recorded 20 points and made 4 assists),Collin Sexton (who got 16 points, had 5 assists, and had 3 steals), Jordan Clarkson (who had 5 assists), and Larry Nance Jr. (who scored 18 points and added 9 rebounds).

On the Bucks, Giannis Antetokounmpo recorded a notable team-high 33 points in 32:02, scoring 14/26 (53.8%) from the field. Antetokounmpo also got a skillful team-high 12 rebounds. Eric Bledsoe recorded 10 points in 25:31, going 4/6 (66.7%) from the field. In addition to points, Bledsoe also dished a team-high 5 assists. Khris Middleton got 12 points, shooting 5/10 (50.0%) from the field in 23:16. In addition, Middleton also dished a team-high 5 assists. Additional noteworthy efforts included Wesley Matthews (who dished 4 assists),Brook Lopez (who managed to pull down 7 rebounds),Donte DiVincenzo (who pulled down 5 rebounds), Pat Connaughton (who added 6 rebounds), George Hill (who recorded 18 points and got 4 assists), and Robin Lopez (who pulled down 5 rebounds).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter initiated with the Cavaliers having trouble getting things going, scoring 5/13 from the field and 2/3 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 12 points. Center Tristan Thompson was one player who had trouble contributing at the start of the quarter, shooting 1/4 from the field and 0/0 from three for 2 points. Small Forward Cedi Osman gained 5 points and got 1 assist. In comparison, the Bucks performed well in the beginning, making 6/12 from the field and 2/5 from three for a total of 17 points. Shooting Guard Donte DiVincenzo was a vital player in this good start for the Bucks as he got 6 points on 2/3 shooting (2/2 from the three point mark). In addition, DiVincenzo also added 1 assist and got 1 rebound. Power Forward Giannis Antetokounmpo got 5 points, had 1 assist, and added 1 rebound.

Despite the sluggish start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers improved their shooting to round off the quarter, adding 17 points while going 7/13 from the field and 3/5 from deep. The Bucks also faced no issues while finishing up the period, recording 21 points on 8/12 shooting (2/3 from deep). The 1st Quarter ended with the Cavaliers down by 9 points (29-38). Giannis Antetokounmpo was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Cavaliers, Cedi Osman scored 7 points.

2nd Quarter

The Cavaliers had a rough go at the beginning of the 2nd Quarter, going 2/10 from the field and 0/3 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 6 points. At the same time, the Bucks had no issues in the first half of the quarter, scoring 7/10 from the field and 2/5 from deep for a total of 17 points. Power Forward Giannis Antetokounmpo was a key contributor in this exceptional start for the Bucks as he boasted 5 points on 2/3 shooting (0/1 from the three point mark). Furthermore, Antetokounmpo also pulled off 1 block and added 1 rebound. George Hill was also a major player in the beginning of the quarter, recorded 5 points while shooting 2/3 (1/2 from deep).Hill also passed out 1 assist and grabbed 1 rebound in addition to his points.

Despite the bad start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers polished up their shooting to finish the quarter, gaining 12 points while going 5/9 from the field and 0/1 from three. The Bucks also faced no issues while finishing up the period, recording 12 points on 5/11 shooting (1/6 from the three point mark). The 2nd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers down by 20 points (47-67). Giannis Antetokounmpo was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Cavaliers, Tristan Thompson scored 5 points.

3rd Quarter

Trailing the Bucks, the Cavaliers stayed determined as they shot 7/14 from the field and 3/7 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 17 points. Point Guard Darius Garland was a key contributor in this principled start as he recorded 9 points on 3/6 shooting (3/4 from the three point mark). Garland also had 1 rebound. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton scored 6 points, got 1 assist, and added 2 steals. The Bucks performed well as well at the start of the period, making 6/9 from the field and 1/2 from three for a total of 14 points. Power Forward Giannis Antetokounmpo was a critical contributor in this reasonable start for the Bucks as he scored 6 points on 3/4 shooting (0/0 from the three point mark). Antetokounmpo also had 2 rebounds in addition to his points.

Following the decent start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to shoot well to finish the period, gaining 25 points while going 9/12 from the field and 7/8 from three. The Bucks also had no trouble finishing out the period, boasting 18 points on 6/13 shooting (2/5 from the three point mark). The 3rd Quarter finished with the Cavaliers down by 10 points (89-99). Darius Garland was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 12 points. On the Bucks, George Hill scored 8 points.

4th Quarter

The Cavaliers had trouble getting things going at the start of the 4th Quarter, going 4/9 from the field and 1/4 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 10 points. Small Forward Cedi Osman was one player who had trouble contributing at the start of the quarter, shooting 2/5 from the field and 1/2 from three for 6 points. Small Forward Cedi Osman recorded 6 points, swiped 2 steals, and managed to grab 1 rebound. The Bucks had trouble as well at the start of the period, shooting 2/8 from the field and 2/6 from the three point mark for a total of 6 points. Small Forward Wesley Matthews was one of the players on the Bucks who floundered at the beginning of the quarter, shooting 0/1 from the field and 0/0 from three for no points. Power Forward Giannis Antetokounmpo added 3 points, got 1 assist, added 1 block, and got 4 rebounds. Ersan Ilyasova scored 3 points.

Despite the bad start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers bettered their shooting to close out the quarter, boasting 11 points while going 5/8 from the field and 1/3 from the three point mark. The Bucks, simultaneously, had trouble closing up the period, boasting 14 points on 5/13 shooting (0/2 from three). The Cavaliers lost against the Bucks 110-119. Giannis Antetokounmpo was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 11 points. On the Cavaliers, Larry Nance Jr. scored 9 points.

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November 27, 2019- Cleveland Cavaliers beaten by Orlando Magic

The Cleveland Cavaliers were bested by the Orlando Magic 104-116 at home in Cleveland, OH at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse during Wednesday evening’s game. The Cavaliers had no inactive players for the game. Simultaneously, The Magic had no inactive players for the game. The loss brings the Cavaliers to 0-2 in the series versus the Magic and to 5-13 in the regular season.

For the Cavaliers, Tristan Thompson boasted 13 points in 31:23, shooting 5/7 (71.4%) from the field. Additionally, Thompson also pulled down a skillful team-high 15 rebounds. Collin Sexton scored a team-high 20 points in 32:12, scoring 8/14 (57.1%) from the field. In addition to points, Sexton also managed to grab 7 rebounds and got a team-high 6 assists. Other critical performers were Kevin Love (who got 5 rebounds),Darius Garland (who recorded 16 points), Kevin Porter Jr. (who dished 4 assists), and Larry Nance Jr. (who got 10 rebounds).

On the Magic, Jonathan Isaac had 16 points in 27:46, although he had trouble with his shot, shooting 7/18 (38.9%) from the field. In addition to points, Isaac also grabbed a team-high 7 rebounds and had 3 steals. Evan Fournier boasted an elegant team-high 30 points in 39:10, shooting 10/22 (45.5%) from the field and 4/9 (44.4%) from three. D.J. Augustin had 8 points in 29:33, albeit he struggled making baskets, going 3/8 (37.5%) from the field. Additionally, Augustin also made a decent team-high 10 assists and grabbed 3 steals. Other important contributors included Khem Birch (who pulled down 5 rebounds),Markelle Fultz (who added 15 points and made a decent 4 assists), Terrence Ross (who gained 16 points), and Mo Bamba (who boasted 15 points).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter started off with no major issues as the Cavaliers went 6/9 from the field and 1/1 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 16 points. Point Guard Darius Garland was a vital player in this decent start as he added 5 points on 2/2 shooting (1/1 from three). In addition, Garland also got 1 rebound. In like manner, the Magic also had little trouble at the start of the quarter, scoring 6/13 from the field and 1/4 from deep for a total of 14 points. Power Forward Jonathan Isaac was a prime player in this reasonable start for the Magic as he added 6 points on 2/5 shooting (1/3 from deep). In addition, Isaac also managed to pull down 1 rebound.

After the good start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to play well to wrap up the period, recording 11 points while going 5/11 from the field and 1/4 from deep. The Magic, simultaneously, had trouble closing up the period, recording 13 points on 5/12 shooting (1/4 from the three point mark). The 1st Quarter finished with the Cavaliers and the Magic tied up at 27-27. Evan Fournier was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 7 points. On the Cavaliers, Kevin Love scored 6 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter opened as expected as the Cavaliers shot 5/10 from the field and 2/5 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 12 points. Kevin Porter Jr. was a critical contributor in this decent start as he recorded 6 points on 3/3 shooting (0/0 from the three point mark). Porter Jr. also dished 1 assist and pulled down 1 rebound in addition to his points. The Magic had little trouble as well in the first half of the quarter, shooting 7/10 from the field and 4/7 from deep for a total of 19 points. Shooting Guard Evan Fournier was a valuable contributor in this hot start for the Magic as he boasted 8 points on 3/4 shooting (2/3 from the three point mark). Fournier also got 1 steal in addition to his points. Terrence Ross recorded 6 points, made 1 assist, and managed to pull down 1 rebound.

Following the decent start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to shoot well to round off the quarter, adding 13 points while going 4/7 from the field and 0/2 from deep. The Magic, at the same time, had trouble finishing up the period, scoring 13 points on 5/17 shooting (1/4 from three). The 2nd Quarter finished with the Cavaliers down by 7 points (52-59). Evan Fournier was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 12 points. On the Cavaliers, Kevin Porter Jr. scored 6 points.

3rd Quarter

The Cavaliers had trouble getting things going at the beginning of the 3rd Quarter, scoring 3/10 from the field and 2/5 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 11 points. Power Forward Kevin Love was one player who floundered at the beginning of the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 1/3 from the three point mark for 3 points. Small Forward Cedi Osman recorded 3 points and got 2 rebounds. Power Forward Kevin Love had 3 points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton gained 3 points. Conversely, the Magic had no issues at the start of the quarter, making 9/15 from the field and 1/2 from deep for a total of 19 points. Shooting Guard Evan Fournier was a critical player in this good start for the Magic as he got 7 points on 3/4 shooting (1/1 from three).

After the poor start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to struggle to round off the period, boasting 10 points while going 4/12 from the field and 1/8 from three. The Magic also struggled while closing out the period, adding 9 points on 3/8 shooting (1/4 from the three point mark). The 3rd Quarter finished with the Cavaliers trailing the Magic by 14 points (73-87). Evan Fournier was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 9 points. On the Cavaliers, Jordan Clarkson scored 5 points.

4th Quarter

Trailing the Magic, the Cavaliers were persistent as they went 7/11 from the field and 2/3 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 17 points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton was an important contributor in this good start as he recorded 8 points on 4/4 shooting (0/0 from the three point mark). In addition to his points, Sexton also added 2 assists. Larry Nance Jr. added 6 points, swiped 1 steal, and had 3 rebounds. Comparingly, the Magic also had no issues in the beginning, shooting 5/9 from the field and 1/3 from deep for a total of 11 points. D.J. Augustin was a prime contributor in this principled start for the Magic as he added 4 points on 2/2 shooting (0/0 from the three point mark). In addition, Augustin also dished out 2 assists.

Despite the dependable start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers struggled shooting to round out the quarter, adding 14 points while going 3/11 from the field and 2/6 from deep. The Magic, simultaneously, had no trouble closing up the period, gaining 18 points on 5/9 shooting (2/5 from deep). The Cavaliers lost against the Magic 104-116. Collin Sexton was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 13 points. On the Magic, Markelle Fultz scored 7 points.

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November 25, 2019- Cleveland Cavaliers narrowly lose to Brooklyn Nets in close meet

The Cleveland Cavaliers were beat by the Brooklyn Nets 106-108 at home at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, OH during Monday evening’s contest. Inactive players for the Cavaliers included Kevin Love At the same time, All players on the Nets were active for the game. With the loss, the Cavaliers drop to 5-12 in the regular season and to 0-1 against the Nets in the series.

For the Cavaliers, Larry Nance Jr. gained 20 points in 33:29, shooting 8/16 (50.0%) from the field. In addition to his points, Nance Jr. also had a solid team-high 13 rebounds. Kevin Porter Jr. recorded 5 points in 29:01, scoring 2/5 (40.0%) from the field. Porter Jr. also made a team-high 7 assists and pulled down 5 rebounds. Jordan Clarkson got a team-high 23 points, scoring 8/17 (47.1%) from the field and 5/7 (71.4%) from the three point mark in 26:06. Additional significant contributors included Cedi Osman (who added 15 points),Tristan Thompson (who added 10 rebounds),Collin Sexton (who got 18 points), and Matthew Dellavedova (who made 6 assists).

For the Nets, Jarrett Allen scored 22 points, going 9/10 (90.0%) from the field in 34:17. In addition to points, Allen also pulled down a powerful team-high 21 rebounds. Spencer Dinwiddie gained a team-high 23 points in 33:22, shooting 10/24 (41.7%) from the field. In addition to his points, Dinwiddie also got a team-high 9 assists and got 3 blocks. Additional pivotal performances were made by Joe Harris (who gained 19 points and grabbed 6 rebounds),Taurean Prince (who gained 18 points, added 6 rebounds, and dished 4 assists),Garrett Temple (who had 5 rebounds), Nicolas Claxton (who made 3 blocks), and Theo Pinson (who passed out 4 assists).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter started unexceptionally as the Cavaliers went 6/11 from the field and 1/3 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 13 points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton was an important player in this principled start as he added 6 points on 3/6 shooting (0/1 from the three point mark). Furthermore, Sexton also added 1 rebound. The Nets had little trouble in similar fashion at the start of the quarter, making 7/11 from the field and 1/3 from deep for a total of 15 points. Small Forward Joe Harris was a vital player in this reasonable start for the Nets as he added 7 points on 3/4 shooting (1/1 from three).

Despite the convincing start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers had trouble scoring to round off the quarter, scoring 13 points while going 4/9 from the field and 1/2 from deep. The Nets also struggled while closing up the period, boasting 10 points on 4/13 shooting (2/8 from three). The 1st Quarter ended with the Cavaliers trailing the Nets by 1 point (26-25). Joe Harris was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 7 points. On the Cavaliers, Collin Sexton scored 6 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter kicked off with the Cavaliers having trouble getting things going, shooting 5/13 from the field and 1/4 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 12 points. Jordan Clarkson was among those who had issues at the start of the quarter, shooting 1/5 from the field and 0/1 from three for 2 points. Power Forward Larry Nance Jr. added 5 points, pulled off 1 block, added 1 steal, and managed to pull down 3 rebounds. In like manner, the Nets also had trouble in the first half of the quarter, scoring 5/12 from the field and 2/5 from three for a total of 12 points. Small Forward Joe Harris was included in those on the Nets who had issues at the start of the quarter, shooting 2/3 from the field and 1/2 from three for 5 points. Small Forward Joe Harris added 5 points and pulled down 2 rebounds.

After the slow start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to struggle to wrap up the quarter, recording 13 points while going 4/12 from the field and 3/5 from deep. The Nets, meanwhile, faced no issues while closing up the period, adding 15 points on 7/11 shooting (1/1 from the three point mark). The 2nd Quarter closed with the Cavaliers down by 1 point (51-52). Larry Nance Jr. was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Nets, Taurean Prince scored 8 points.

3rd Quarter

The 3rd Quarter started off with the Cavaliers struggling to get things going, scoring 4/12 from the field and 0/2 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 9 points. Center Tristan Thompson was among those who had issues at the start of the quarter, shooting 0/2 from the field and 0/0 from the three point mark for no points. Small Forward Cedi Osman boasted 4 points, got 1 block, and grabbed 1 rebound. Power Forward Larry Nance Jr. had 4 points and managed to grab 4 rebounds. In like manner, the Nets also had trouble at the start of the quarter, shooting 3/12 from the field and 1/6 from deep for a total of 9 points. Small Forward Joe Harris was one player on the Nets who had a slow start to the quarter, shooting 0/3 from the field and 0/3 from three for no points. Power Forward Taurean Prince got 3 points, added 1 assist, had 1 steal, and got 1 rebound.

After the dismal start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the effort to finish the period, boasting 15 points while going 5/12 from the field and 3/7 from deep. The Nets, meanwhile, had no trouble closing out the period, boasting 20 points on 6/12 shooting (1/5 from deep). The 3rd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers trailing the Nets by 6 points (75-81). Jarrett Allen was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 12 points. On the Cavaliers, Larry Nance Jr. scored 6 points.

4th Quarter

The 4th Quarter opened with no major issues as the Cavaliers shot 6/10 from the field and 2/4 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 15 points. Jordan Clarkson was a major player in this reasonable start as he added 8 points on 3/3 shooting (2/2 from the three point mark). The Nets performed well as well at the start of the period, scoring 6/11 from the field and 2/5 from three for a total of 14 points. Dzanan Musa was a key player in this decent start for the Nets as he got 5 points on 2/3 shooting (1/1 from deep). In addition to his points, Musa also managed to pull down 1 rebound.

Despite the reasonable start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers struggled shooting to round off the period, adding 16 points while going 6/15 from the field and 2/5 from the three point mark. The Nets, at the same time, faced no issues while finishing out the period, adding 13 points on 6/12 shooting (1/1 from the three point mark). The Cavaliers were defeated by the Nets 106-108. Jordan Clarkson was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 16 points. On the Nets, Joe Harris scored 7 points.

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November 23, 2019- Cleveland Cavaliers get the better of Portland Trail Blazers

During Saturday night’s contest, the Cleveland Cavaliers came away with a win against the Portland Trail Blazers 110-104 at home at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, OH. Inactive players for the Cavaliers included Kevin Love At the same time, No players on the Trail Blazers were inactive for the game. The victory brings the Cavaliers to 1-0 in the series against the Trail Blazers and to 5-11 in the regular season.

On the Cavaliers, Cedi Osman had 5 points, albeit he had trouble making shots, scoring 2/11 (18.2%) from the field in 32:37. Additionally, Osman also pulled down a notable team-high 12 rebounds and got a team-high 5 assists. Larry Nance Jr. got 11 points, scoring 5/10 (50.0%) from the field in 32:15. Additionally, Nance Jr. also added an admirable team-high 12 rebounds and had 4 assists. Jordan Clarkson gained a team-high 28 points, going 6/9 (66.7%) from the field and 6/6 (100%) from the three point line in 31:09. Additional notable efforts were achieved by Tristan Thompson (who got 25 points and pulled down 10 rebounds) and Collin Sexton (who got 19 points and had 3 steals).

On the Trail Blazers, Damian Lillard had a team-high 23 points in 36:30, although he struggled shooting from the field, going 7/20 (35.0%) from the field and 4/9 (44.4%) from the three point mark. In addition, Lillard also had a team-high 8 rebounds and had a team-high 8 assists. Other vital performers included Rodney Hood (who managed to grab 5 rebounds),Anthony Tolliver (who had 7 rebounds),CJ McCollum (who recorded 20 points, had 6 rebounds, had 5 assists, and pulled off 3 blocks), and Nassir Little (who managed to pull down 6 rebounds).

1st Quarter

The Cavaliers had trouble getting things going at the beginning of the 1st Quarter, scoring 4/12 from the field and 0/1 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 8 points. Center Tristan Thompson was one of the players who floundered at the beginning of the quarter, shooting 3/8 from the field and 0/0 from deep for 6 points. Center Tristan Thompson got 6 points and added 2 rebounds. The Trail Blazers had issues in similar fashion in the first half of the quarter, shooting 4/12 from the field and 2/6 from deep for a total of 10 points. Small Forward Rodney Hood was one player on the Trail Blazers who had issues at the start of the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 1/2 from three for 3 points. Shooting Guard CJ McCollum recorded 4 points, added 1 assist, got 1 block, added 1 steal, and added 1 rebound.

After the pitiful start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to struggle to finish the quarter, scoring 11 points while going 3/13 from the field and 1/6 from deep. The Trail Blazers also struggled while finishing out the period, scoring 9 points on 4/10 shooting (0/3 from the three point mark). The 1st Quarter finished with the Cavaliers and the Trail Blazers tied up at 19-19. Tristan Thompson was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Trail Blazers, CJ McCollum scored 6 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter started as expected as the Cavaliers went 5/11 from the field and 2/6 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 15 points. Jordan Clarkson was an important contributor in this decent start as he scored 9 points on 2/2 shooting (2/2 from the three point mark). Clarkson also made 2 assists and had 2 rebounds in addition to his points. On the other hand, the Trail Blazers had trouble at the start of the period, scoring 3/11 from the field and 2/6 from deep for a total of 11 points. Kent Bazemore was included in those on the Trail Blazers who struggled starting the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 0/1 from the three point mark for 5 points. Gary Trent Jr. scored 6 points.

After the solid start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to show more of the same to close out the period, boasting 15 points while going 6/12 from the field and 0/1 from deep. The Trail Blazers, concurrently, had issues closing up the period, adding 12 points on 4/12 shooting (3/7 from deep). The 2nd Quarter closed with the Cavaliers trailing the Trail Blazers by 7 points (49-42). Jordan Clarkson was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 9 points. On the Trail Blazers, Anthony Tolliver scored 6 points.

3rd Quarter

The 3rd Quarter launched with the Cavaliers struggling to get things going, scoring 4/12 from the field and 2/4 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 12 points. Center Tristan Thompson was one of the players who had issues at the start of the quarter, shooting 0/3 from the field and 0/0 from three for no points. Point Guard Darius Garland gained 5 points and dished 1 assist. At the same time, the Trail Blazers had no issues in the first half of the quarter, shooting 5/11 from the field and 2/5 from three for a total of 12 points. Shooting Guard CJ McCollum was a crucial contributor in this good start for the Trail Blazers as he boasted 6 points on 2/4 shooting (2/3 from three). McCollum also got 1 block and managed to grab 2 rebounds in addition to his points.

Despite the pitiful start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers polished up their shooting to finish the quarter, scoring 15 points while going 5/9 from the field and 1/3 from three. The Trail Blazers also faced no issues while closing out the period, recording 15 points on 6/9 shooting (1/3 from the three point mark). The 3rd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers trailing the Trail Blazers by 7 points (76-69). CJ McCollum was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 10 points. On the Cavaliers, Collin Sexton scored 8 points.

4th Quarter

The 4th Quarter kicked off very rapidly as the Cavaliers shot 7/8 from the field and 4/5 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 22 points. Jordan Clarkson was a vital player in this hot start as he added 13 points on 3/3 shooting (3/3 from deep). The Trail Blazers had little trouble as well at the start of the quarter, shooting 8/11 from the field and 2/5 from three for a total of 19 points. Anfernee Simons was a prime player in this hot start for the Trail Blazers as he recorded 11 points on 4/4 shooting (2/2 from three). Simons also got 1 steal in addition to his points.

Despite the dependable start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers had trouble scoring to round off the quarter, recording 12 points while going 3/10 from the field and 0/5 from deep. The Trail Blazers, at the same time, faced no issues while finishing out the period, boasting 16 points on 5/11 shooting (2/5 from three). The Cavaliers won against the Trail Blazers 110-104. Damian Lillard was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 16 points. On the Cavaliers, Jordan Clarkson scored 14 points.

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November 22, 2019- Cleveland Cavaliers overwhelmed by Dallas Mavericks

During Friday evening’s contest, the Cleveland Cavaliers were crushed by the Dallas Mavericks 101-143 away at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX. The Cavaliers had no inactive players for the game. At the same time, Everyone was active for the Mavericks. The loss brings the Cavaliers to 0-2 in the series vs. the Mavericks and to 4-11 in the regular season.

On the Cavaliers, Tristan Thompson gained 10 points, going 5/11 (45.5%) from the field in 26:04. Additionally, Thompson also managed to pull down a team-high 8 rebounds and dished 4 assists. Collin Sexton got 14 points, although he struggled shooting, going 4/12 (33.3%) from the field in 31:37. In addition to his points, Sexton also had a team-high 5 assists. Darius Garland gained a team-high 23 points in 33:31, shooting 9/16 (56.2%) from the field and 5/8 (62.5%) from three. Additionally, Garland also passed out 4 assists. Other important productions included Cedi Osman (who had 18 points) and Kevin Love (who added 7 rebounds).

On the Mavericks, Kristaps Porzingis added 17 points in 27:34, scoring 7/14 (50.0%) from the field and 3/5 (60.0%) from three. Porzingis also pulled down a team-high 7 rebounds and got a solid 4 blocks. Luka Doncic got an important team-high 30 points, shooting 11/18 (61.1%) from the field and 4/8 (50.0%) from the three point mark in 28:29. In addition, Doncic also had an admirable team-high 14 assists and managed to pull down a team-high 7 rebounds. Other important productions were achieved by Dorian Finney-Smith (who got 6 rebounds),Tim Hardaway Jr. (who recorded an important 16 points and passed out an admirable 4 assists), Maxi Kleber (who managed to grab 5 rebounds), Justin Jackson (who gained an important 19 points and managed to grab 6 rebounds), and Boban Marjanovic (who had 6 rebounds).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter started off unexceptionally as the Cavaliers shot 5/10 from the field and 1/4 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 11 points. Point Guard Darius Garland was a valuable player in this decent start as he boasted 3 points on 1/3 shooting (1/2 from deep). The Mavericks had little trouble in similar fashion in the beginning, shooting 6/12 from the field and 2/5 from deep for a total of 14 points. Point Guard Luka Doncic was a vital contributor in this decent start for the Mavericks as he had 6 points on 3/6 shooting (0/1 from three). In addition to his points, Doncic also had 1 assist and grabbed 3 rebounds. Small Forward Dorian Finney-Smith recorded 5 points, got 1 steal, and added 1 rebound.

After the reasonable start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to play well to finish the period, recording 15 points while going 6/10 from the field and 1/3 from three. The Mavericks also had no trouble finishing out the period, boasting 15 points on 6/10 shooting (3/4 from three). The 1st Quarter closed with the Cavaliers trailing the Mavericks by 3 points (26-29). Luka Doncic was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 9 points. On the Cavaliers, Kevin Love scored 6 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter arrived with the Cavaliers having trouble getting things going, recording 1/11 from the field and 1/3 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 3 points. Power Forward Kevin Love was included in those who struggled starting the quarter, shooting 0/1 from the field and 0/0 from the three point mark for no points. Small Forward Cedi Osman added 3 points and pulled off 1 block. In like manner, the Mavericks also struggled at the start of the period, shooting 6/16 from the field and 1/4 from deep for a total of 15 points. Delon Wright was among those on the Mavericks who had issues at the start of the quarter, shooting 1/5 from the field and 0/1 from three for 3 points. Justin Jackson got 6 points, grabbed 1 steal, and had 2 rebounds.

Following the mediocre start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to stuggle further to close out the quarter, adding 13 points while going 5/12 from the field and 3/5 from deep. The Mavericks, simultaneously, faced no issues while finishing out the period, adding 22 points on 10/14 shooting (2/3 from three). The 2nd Quarter closed with the Cavaliers down by 24 points (42-66). Tim Hardaway Jr. was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 7 points. On the Cavaliers, Cedi Osman scored 6 points.

3rd Quarter

Down by 24, the Cavaliers stayed determined as they went 5/9 from the field and 2/3 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 18 points. Point Guard Darius Garland was a crucial player in this decent start as he added 8 points on 3/3 shooting (2/2 from deep). Furthermore, Garland also managed to grab 1 rebound. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton scored 6 points. Comparingly, the Mavericks also had little trouble at the start of the period, shooting 7/10 from the field and 4/6 from the three point mark for a total of 21 points. Point Guard Luka Doncic was a critical contributor in this solid start for the Mavericks as he got 8 points on 2/2 shooting (1/1 from deep). Doncic also added 3 assists and added 1 rebound in addition to his points. Power Forward Kristaps Porzingis boasted 7 points, pulled off 1 block, and grabbed 2 rebounds.

Despite the sound start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers had trouble scoring to round out the quarter, adding 11 points while going 3/9 from the field and 2/6 from three. The Mavericks, simultaneously, faced no issues while closing out the period, adding 24 points on 9/12 shooting (4/7 from deep). The 3rd Quarter finished with the Cavaliers trailing the Mavericks by 40 points (71-111). Luka Doncic was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 16 points. On the Cavaliers, Darius Garland scored 8 points.

4th Quarter

Trailing the Mavericks, the Cavaliers stayed determined as they went 6/11 from the field and 1/1 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 15 points. Point Guard Darius Garland was a valuable contributor in this decent start as he scored 5 points on 2/4 shooting (1/1 from three). The Mavericks performed well in similar fashion in the first half of the quarter, scoring 5/11 from the field and 2/5 from the three point mark for a total of 12 points. Justin Jackson was a critical player in this good start for the Mavericks as he boasted 5 points on 2/4 shooting (1/2 from the three point mark). J.J. Barea was also a major player in the beginning of the quarter, added 5 points while shooting 2/4 (1/2 from the three point mark).Barea also got 1 assist and made 1 block in addition to his points.

Despite the reasonable start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers struggled shooting to finish the quarter, boasting 15 points while going 6/14 from the field and 1/4 from three. The Mavericks, concurrently, faced no issues while closing up the period, gaining 20 points on 9/15 shooting (2/3 from three). The Cavaliers lost against the Mavericks 101-143. J.J. Barea was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 12 points. On the Cavaliers, Darius Garland scored 9 points.

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November 20, 2019- Cleveland Cavaliers go under against Miami Heat

During Wednesday evening’s match, the Cleveland Cavaliers were walked all over by the Miami Heat 100-124 away at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, FL. No players on the Cavaliers were inactive for the game. Simultaneously, Derrick Jones Jr. was out for the Heat. With the loss, the Cavaliers drop to 4-10 in the regular season and to 0-2 versus the Heat in the series.

For the Cavaliers, Kevin Love got a team-high 25 points in 33:17, shooting 8/14 (57.1%) from the field and 5/9 (55.6%) from the three point line. Love also added an elegant team-high 13 rebounds. Matthew Dellavedova boasted 0 points, although he struggled with his shot, going 0/3 (0.0%) from the field in 21:07. Dellavedova also had a team-high 5 assists. Other major performers included Cedi Osman (who had 3 steals),Larry Nance Jr. (who got 16 points and managed to pull down 9 rebounds),Collin Sexton (who gained 19 points), and Alfonzo McKinnie (who had 3 steals).

On the Heat, Duncan Robinson gained a team-high 29 points, going 9/15 (60.0%) from the field and 9/15 (60.0%) from deep in 34:07. Kendrick Nunn scored 11 points in 25:21, scoring 5/7 (71.4%) from the field. Nunn also had a team-high 6 assists. Goran Dragic had 13 points, shooting 6/13 (46.2%) from the field in 26:22. In addition, Dragic also got a team-high 6 assists. Chris Silva boasted 2 points, going 1/2 (50.0%) from the field in 12:17. Additionally, Silva also had a team-high 9 rebounds. Additional major contributors included Jimmy Butler (who added 21 points, got 5 rebounds, added 5 assists, and made 4 blocks),Bam Adebayo (who added 7 rebounds and swiped 4 steals),Meyers Leonard (who had 5 rebounds), Kelly Olynyk (who managed to grab 6 rebounds), and Tyler Herro (who recorded 22 points).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter started off with the Cavaliers struggling to get things going, scoring 5/13 from the field and 0/4 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 11 points. Point Guard Collin Sexton was one of the players who floundered at the beginning of the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 0/1 from deep for 3 points. Center Larry Nance Jr. recorded 6 points, pulled off 1 block, and pulled down 4 rebounds. At the same time, the Heat performed well at the start of the quarter, shooting 6/8 from the field and 0/0 from deep for a total of 14 points. Power Forward Bam Adebayo was an important player in this hot start for the Heat as he scored 8 points on 4/4 shooting (0/0 from deep).

After the substandard start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the poor shooting effort to round off the period, boasting 11 points while going 4/9 from the field and 2/4 from three. The Heat, at the same time, had no trouble closing out the period, recording 18 points on 8/13 shooting (2/5 from deep). The 1st Quarter closed with the Cavaliers down by 10 points (22-32). Larry Nance Jr. was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 12 points. On the Heat, Bam Adebayo scored 8 points.

2nd Quarter

The Cavaliers had trouble getting things going at the beginning of the 2nd Quarter, recording 4/10 from the field and 2/6 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 14 points. Shooting Guard Darius Garland was one player who floundered at the beginning of the quarter, shooting 0/3 from the field and 0/2 from three for no points. Power Forward Kevin Love boasted 6 points, dished 1 assist, and added 1 rebound. On the other hand, the Heat had no issues at the start of the quarter, shooting 8/10 from the field and 6/8 from the three point mark for a total of 22 points. Shooting Guard Duncan Robinson was a crucial player in this great start for the Heat as he boasted 9 points on 3/4 shooting (3/4 from three). Kelly Olynyk added 5 points, made 1 assist, and got 1 rebound. Tyler Herro got 8 points, passed out 1 assist, and added 1 rebound.

Following the sluggish start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the poor shooting effort to round off the quarter, gaining 12 points while going 4/13 from the field and 4/9 from the three point mark. The Heat, at the same time, had no trouble finishing out the period, adding 21 points on 7/11 shooting (4/7 from deep). The 2nd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers trailing the Heat by 27 points (48-75). Duncan Robinson was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 21 points. On the Cavaliers, Kevin Love scored 15 points.

3rd Quarter

The Cavaliers had trouble getting things going at the beginning of the 3rd Quarter, scoring 4/10 from the field and 1/3 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 10 points. The Heat had issues as well in the first half of the quarter, shooting 1/5 from the field and 0/1 from deep for a total of 8 points. Small Forward Jimmy Butler was one of the players on the Heat who had a slow start to the quarter, shooting 0/3 from the field and 0/0 from deep for 2 points. Small Forward Jimmy Butler gained 2 points and got 1 block. Power Forward Bam Adebayo had 2 points, added 1 assist, got 2 steals, and managed to grab 2 rebounds. Shooting Guard Duncan Robinson got 2 points. Point Guard Kendrick Nunn scored 2 points.

Despite the sluggish start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers improved their shooting to round out the period, adding 19 points while going 6/11 from the field and 0/2 from the three point mark. The Heat, simultaneously, had problems finishing out the period, adding 16 points on 4/10 shooting (1/1 from deep). The 3rd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers down by 22 points (77-99). Collin Sexton was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 9 points. On the Heat, Jimmy Butler scored 6 points.

4th Quarter

Down by 22, the Cavaliers stayed determined as they shot 5/11 from the field and 2/4 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 12 points. Power Forward Kevin Love was a prime player in this decent start as he boasted 5 points on 2/4 shooting (1/2 from the three point mark). Love also got 3 rebounds in addition to his points. Point Guard Collin Sexton was also a valuable player in the beginning of the quarter, recorded 5 points while shooting 2/3 (1/1 from deep).Additionally, Sexton also had 2 rebounds. On the other hand, the Heat had issues at the start of the period, making 3/11 from the field and 3/7 from the three point mark for a total of 10 points. Small Forward Jimmy Butler was one of the players on the Heat who had trouble contributing at the start of the quarter, shooting 1/4 from the field and 1/2 from deep for 4 points. Small Forward Jimmy Butler gained 4 points and managed to grab 2 rebounds.

Following the convincing start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to play well to close out the quarter, recording 11 points while going 5/10 from the field and 1/6 from deep. The Heat, concurrently, had trouble finishing out the period, adding 15 points on 4/10 shooting (3/8 from three). The Cavaliers lost to the Heat 100-124. Jimmy Butler was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 9 points. On the Cavaliers, Collin Sexton scored 7 points.

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November 18, 2019- Cleveland Cavaliers defeated by New York Knicks

The Cleveland Cavaliers were beat by the New York Knicks 105-123 away in New York, NY at the Madison Square Garden during Monday evening’s contest. Everyone was active for the Cavaliers. Simultaneously, No players on the Knicks were inactive for the game. The defeat brings the Cavaliers to 1-1 in the series vs. the Knicks and to 4-9 in the regular season.

On the Cavaliers, Cedi Osman added 5 points in 22:12, going 2/5 (40.0%) from the field. In addition to points, Osman also grabbed a team-high 8 rebounds. Kevin Porter Jr. scored a team-high 18 points, scoring 6/11 (54.5%) from the field and 3/6 (50.0%) from deep in 31:22. Jordan Clarkson added 13 points, shooting 5/7 (71.4%) from the field and 3/5 (60.0%) from the three point line in 23:33. In addition, Clarkson also added a team-high 4 assists. Additional pivotal contributors were Tristan Thompson (who grabbed 5 rebounds), Alfonzo McKinnie (who managed to pull down 6 rebounds), and Ante Zizic (who managed to pull down 6 rebounds).

For the Knicks, Julius Randle gained an elegant team-high 30 points, shooting 12/17 (70.6%) from the field and 3/5 (60.0%) from the three point mark in 31:52. Additionally, Randle also got 7 rebounds and got 4 assists. Taj Gibson scored 7 points in 15:45, although he had trouble shooting, going 2/6 (33.3%) from the field. In addition, Gibson also added a team-high 8 rebounds. Frank Ntilikina recorded 6 points, going 3/7 (42.9%) from the field in 29:06. In addition to his points, Ntilikina also dished a team-high 6 assists. Mitchell Robinson gained 7 points, going 3/7 (42.9%) from the field in 16:42. In addition, Robinson also managed to grab a team-high 8 rebounds and added a useful 4 blocks. Other vital efforts were achieved by Marcus Morris Sr. (who boasted 23 points and grabbed 6 rebounds),RJ Barrett (who boasted 15 points), and Bobby Portis (who grabbed 7 rebounds).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter began with the Cavaliers struggling to get things going, shooting 3/8 from the field and 0/1 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 7 points. Point Guard Collin Sexton was one of the players who had a sluggish start to the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 0/0 from three for 2 points. Center Tristan Thompson gained 4 points, pulled off 1 block, and pulled down 2 rebounds. In like manner, the Knicks also had issues in the first half of the quarter, scoring 6/20 from the field and 0/2 from three for a total of 16 points. Shooting Guard RJ Barrett was included in those on the Knicks who struggled starting the quarter, shooting 0/4 from the field and 0/0 from three for 2 points. Power Forward Julius Randle got 6 points, added 1 assist, had 1 steal, and managed to pull down 3 rebounds.

After the mediocre start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the poor shooting effort to round out the period, scoring 13 points while going 4/9 from the field and 2/4 from the three point mark. The Knicks also had issues closing up the period, boasting 16 points on 6/14 shooting (1/3 from deep). The 1st Quarter finished with the Cavaliers trailing the Knicks by 12 points (20-32). Julius Randle was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 15 points. On the Cavaliers, Collin Sexton scored 6 points.

2nd Quarter

Trailing the Knicks, the Cavaliers remained dedicated as they shot 5/7 from the field and 4/5 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 14 points. Jordan Clarkson was a major contributor in this great start as he recorded 5 points on 2/2 shooting (1/1 from deep). In addition to his points, Clarkson also made 3 assists. The Knicks performed well in similar fashion in the beginning, shooting 6/9 from the field and 2/3 from deep for a total of 14 points. Damyean Dotson was a valuable contributor in this decent start for the Knicks as he gained 4 points on 2/3 shooting (0/1 from deep). In addition, Dotson also managed to pull down 1 rebound.

Following the solid start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the effort to finish the quarter, recording 17 points while going 6/12 from the field and 3/5 from the three point mark. The Knicks also faced no issues while finishing out the period, gaining 18 points on 7/13 shooting (3/5 from the three point mark). The 2nd Quarter finished with the Cavaliers trailing the Knicks by 13 points (51-64). Jordan Clarkson was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Knicks, Marcus Morris Sr. scored 8 points.

3rd Quarter

The Cavaliers had a rough go at the start of the 3rd Quarter, scoring 3/8 from the field and 1/3 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 9 points. Point Guard Collin Sexton was one player who had issues at the start of the quarter, shooting 0/3 from the field and 0/0 from the three point mark for no points. Small Forward Cedi Osman recorded 3 points and added 2 rebounds. Power Forward Kevin Porter Jr. had 3 points, swiped 1 steal, and managed to pull down 1 rebound. Shooting Guard Darius Garland boasted 3 points. In contrast, the Knicks had no issues in the first half of the quarter, scoring 5/10 from the field and 1/2 from the three point mark for a total of 16 points. Shooting Guard RJ Barrett was an important contributor in this good start for the Knicks as he recorded 7 points on 3/4 shooting (1/1 from deep). Additionally, Barrett also got 1 block and swiped 1 steal. Center Taj Gibson added 5 points and grabbed 3 rebounds.

Following the pitiful start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the poor shooting effort to round off the quarter, recording 11 points while going 3/10 from the field and 1/5 from three. The Knicks also had issues finishing out the period, gaining 14 points on 3/9 shooting (1/4 from deep). The 3rd Quarter closed with the Cavaliers trailing the Knicks by 23 points (71-94). Marcus Morris Sr. was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Cavaliers, Kevin Porter Jr. scored 6 points.

4th Quarter

The Cavaliers had trouble getting things going at the beginning of the 4th Quarter, recording 4/10 from the field and 1/5 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 9 points. Brandon Knight was included in those who had trouble contributing at the start of the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 1/3 from the three point mark for 3 points. Shooting Guard Darius Garland had 4 points and grabbed 1 rebound. The Knicks had issues as well at the start of the period, shooting 5/13 from the field and 0/3 from three for a total of 11 points. Kevin Knox II was included in those on the Knicks who had a slow start to the quarter, shooting 2/5 from the field and 0/1 from three for 4 points. Power Forward Julius Randle got 4 points and added 1 rebound. Kevin Knox II recorded 4 points, had 1 steal, and managed to pull down 1 rebound.

Despite the pitiful start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers shot much better to round out the quarter, gaining 25 points while going 8/12 from the field and 5/8 from the three point mark. The Knicks also faced no issues while closing out the period, recording 18 points on 6/10 shooting (0/1 from the three point mark). The Cavaliers lost to the Knicks 105-123. Brandon Knight was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 12 points. On the Knicks, Dennis Smith Jr. scored 6 points.

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November 17, 2019- Cleveland Cavaliers outdone by Philadelphia 76ers

The Cleveland Cavaliers lost against the Philadelphia 76ers 95-114 at home in Cleveland, OH at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse during Sunday afternoon’s contest. Everyone was active for the Cavaliers. Simultaneously, No players on the 76ers were inactive for the game. With the win, the Cavaliers improve to 4-8 in the regular season and to 0-2 vs. the 76ers in the series.

On the Cavaliers, Tristan Thompson boasted 12 points, going 5/11 (45.5%) from the field in 27:56. In addition, Thompson also pulled down a team-high 9 rebounds and had 3 blocks. Collin Sexton recorded a team-high 17 points, scoring 7/17 (41.2%) from the field in 28:13. Jordan Clarkson got 15 points, going 4/9 (44.4%) from the field in 22:32. Other pivotal contributors were Kevin Love (who added 6 rebounds) and Alfonzo McKinnie (who managed to grab 6 rebounds).

For the 76ers, Tobias Harris recorded a team-high 27 points in 30:34, going 12/14 (85.7%) from the field. Additionally, Harris also got 5 rebounds and got 4 assists. Al Horford had 11 points in 29:10, shooting 4/6 (66.7%) from the field. In addition to his points, Horford also added 7 assists and grabbed a team-high 6 rebounds. Ben Simmons boasted 10 points, going 5/8 (62.5%) from the field in 25:50. Simmons also made an impressive team-high 11 assists. Other vital contributors were Mike Scott (who had 5 rebounds) and Trey Burke (who made an impressive 4 assists).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter started as expected as the Cavaliers shot 6/12 from the field and 1/1 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 14 points. Point Guard Darius Garland was a prime player in this good start as he had 6 points on 2/3 shooting (1/1 from three). Garland also made 1 assist in addition to points. The 76ers performed well as well in the first half of the quarter, shooting 7/12 from the field and 2/5 from three for a total of 16 points. Center Joel Embiid was a valuable player in this good start for the 76ers as he gained 4 points on 2/3 shooting (0/0 from three). Point Guard Ben Simmons was also a crucial contributor in the beginning of the quarter, scored 4 points while shooting 2/2 (0/0 from three).Simmons also dished 3 assists in addition to his points.

Despite the convincing start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers had trouble shooting to close out the quarter, scoring 8 points while going 2/9 from the field and 0/3 from deep. The 76ers, simultaneously, faced no issues while closing out the period, adding 17 points on 8/11 shooting (1/3 from three). The 1st Quarter closed with the Cavaliers down by 11 points (22-33). Joel Embiid was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Cavaliers, Darius Garland scored 6 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter began with the Cavaliers having trouble getting things going, recording 3/10 from the field and 0/2 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 6 points. Small Forward Cedi Osman was among those who floundered at the beginning of the quarter, shooting 0/1 from the field and 0/0 from deep for no points. Center Tristan Thompson scored 2 points and managed to grab 1 rebound. Ante Zizic added 2 points. Brandon Knight had 2 points and managed to pull down 1 rebound. In comparison, the 76ers performed well at the start of the period, shooting 6/8 from the field and 2/2 from the three point mark for a total of 18 points. Small Forward Tobias Harris was a critical contributor in this hot start for the 76ers as he got 4 points on 2/3 shooting (0/0 from deep). Harris also made 1 assist, got 1 block, got 1 steal, and added 2 rebounds in addition to points. Center Joel Embiid was also an important contributor in the beginning of the quarter, recorded 4 points while shooting 1/2 (0/0 from the three point mark).Embiid also swiped 1 steal in addition to points.

Despite the slow start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers bettered their shooting to close out the quarter, adding 16 points while going 5/10 from the field and 2/5 from the three point mark. The 76ers also had no trouble closing out the period, recording 17 points on 7/10 shooting (1/1 from the three point mark). The 2nd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers down by 24 points (44-68). Tobias Harris was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 10 points. On the Cavaliers, Kevin Love scored 6 points.

3rd Quarter

The 3rd Quarter initiated with the Cavaliers having trouble getting things going, shooting 3/14 from the field and 1/4 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 8 points. Center Tristan Thompson was one of the players who floundered at the beginning of the quarter, shooting 0/2 from the field and 0/0 from the three point mark for no points. Small Forward Cedi Osman got 3 points and got 2 rebounds. Power Forward Kevin Love scored 3 points and grabbed 1 rebound. In contrast, the 76ers performed well in the beginning, scoring 6/13 from the field and 0/2 from deep for a total of 14 points. Small Forward Tobias Harris was a key contributor in this principled start for the 76ers as he had 7 points on 3/3 shooting (0/0 from deep). Furthermore, Harris also dished 1 assist, grabbed 1 steal, and got 1 rebound. Power Forward Al Horford got 5 points and swiped 1 steal.

Despite the sluggish start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers polished up their shooting to finish the period, boasting 17 points while going 5/10 from the field and 0/2 from three. The 76ers, concurrently, struggled while closing up the period, scoring 13 points on 4/10 shooting (1/3 from deep). The 3rd Quarter closed with the Cavaliers down by 26 points (69-95). Furkan Korkmaz was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 9 points. On the Cavaliers, Collin Sexton scored 5 points.

4th Quarter

Down by 26, the Cavaliers remained dedicated as they went 6/12 from the field and 1/3 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 15 points. Jordan Clarkson was a valuable player in this reasonable start as he boasted 7 points on 2/3 shooting (1/2 from the three point mark). Clarkson also got 1 assist in addition to points. In contrast, the 76ers had issues at the start of the period, shooting 3/12 from the field and 1/4 from deep for a total of 7 points. Power Forward Al Horford was included in those on the 76ers who struggled starting the quarter, shooting 0/1 from the field and 0/1 from three for no points. James Ennis III scored 5 points.

Despite the reasonable start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers faced difficulties shooting to finish the quarter, gaining 11 points while going 4/13 from the field and 1/5 from the three point mark. The 76ers, at the same time, faced no issues while closing out the period, scoring 12 points on 5/8 shooting (1/3 from three). The Cavaliers were defeated by the 76ers 95-114. Tobias Harris was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Cavaliers, Jordan Clarkson scored 7 points.

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November 14, 2019- Cleveland Cavaliers bested by Miami Heat

The Cleveland Cavaliers lost against the Miami Heat 97-108 at home in Cleveland, OH at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse during Thursday evening’s affair. No players on the Cavaliers were inactive for the game. At the same time, Inactive players for the Heat included James Johnson. The victory brings the Cavaliers to 0-1 in the series versus the Heat and to 4-7 in the regular season.

On the Cavaliers, Kevin Love got a team-high 21 points, although he struggled shooting, scoring 6/16 (37.5%) from the field in 38:43. In addition to his points, Love also managed to grab a decent team-high 10 rebounds and got a skillful 4 steals. Kevin Porter Jr. had 9 points in 23:46, going 4/7 (57.1%) from the field. In addition to points, Porter Jr. also had a team-high 4 assists and added 3 steals. Matthew Dellavedova added 3 points, although he struggled scoring, shooting 0/1 (0.0%) from the field in 19:32. Additionally, Dellavedova also got a team-high 4 assists. Other significant contributions included Cedi Osman (who managed to pull down 7 rebounds),Collin Sexton (who added 15 points), and Larry Nance Jr. (who got 8 rebounds and had 3 steals).

For the Heat, Bam Adebayo got 16 points, scoring 7/14 (50.0%) from the field in 39:51. Adebayo also grabbed an admirable team-high 15 rebounds and dished out 5 assists. Kendrick Nunn boasted a team-high 23 points in 37:10, shooting 10/16 (62.5%) from the field and 3/6 (50.0%) from three. In addition to points, Nunn also got a team-high 8 assists and got 5 rebounds. Additional major performers were Jimmy Butler (who had 6 assists and added 3 steals),Meyers Leonard (who grabbed 7 rebounds), Tyler Herro (who boasted 16 points), and Goran Dragic (who dished 7 assists).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter started off with the Cavaliers struggling to get things going, shooting 4/11 from the field and 0/2 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 9 points. Small Forward Cedi Osman was one of the players who had a sluggish start to the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 0/0 from three for 2 points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton had 5 points, made 1 assist, and added 1 rebound. On the other hand, the Heat had no issues in the beginning, shooting 6/12 from the field and 3/6 from three for a total of 15 points. Point Guard Kendrick Nunn was a critical contributor in this reasonable start for the Heat as he scored 7 points on 3/4 shooting (1/1 from the three point mark). In addition, Nunn also had 2 assists and added 1 steal.

After the mediocre start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to struggle to finish the period, recording 13 points while going 2/9 from the field and 0/3 from three. The Heat, concurrently, had no trouble closing out the period, recording 19 points on 9/12 shooting (1/3 from three). The 1st Quarter finished with the Cavaliers down by 12 points (22-34). Kendrick Nunn was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 9 points. On the Cavaliers, Jordan Clarkson scored 6 points.

2nd Quarter

Trailing the Heat, the Cavaliers remained dedicated as they went 5/11 from the field and 1/4 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 14 points. Power Forward Kevin Love was a prime player in this reasonable start as he gained 6 points on 1/5 shooting (1/2 from the three point mark). In like manner, the Heat also had no issues at the start of the quarter, making 6/9 from the field and 4/6 from deep for a total of 19 points. Point Guard Kendrick Nunn was a crucial contributor in this decent start for the Heat as he gained 5 points on 2/2 shooting (1/1 from three). Tyler Herro was also a crucial contributor in the beginning of the quarter, recorded 5 points while shooting 1/1 (1/1 from three).

Despite the reasonable start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers struggled shooting to close out the period, scoring 8 points while going 4/15 from the field and 0/5 from three. The Heat, meanwhile, had no trouble finishing up the period, gaining 15 points on 5/8 shooting (1/2 from the three point mark). The 2nd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers trailing the Heat by 24 points (44-68). Tyler Herro was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 12 points. On the Cavaliers, Kevin Love scored 6 points.

3rd Quarter

Down by 24, the Cavaliers remained committed as they shot 5/9 from the field and 2/4 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 14 points. Point Guard Darius Garland was a prime contributor in this principled start as he boasted 8 points on 3/5 shooting (2/3 from deep). The Heat had little trouble in similar fashion in the beginning, shooting 6/11 from the field and 1/4 from the three point mark for a total of 13 points. Point Guard Kendrick Nunn was a key contributor in this reasonable start for the Heat as he recorded 9 points on 4/6 shooting (1/3 from deep). In addition to his points, Nunn also passed out 1 assist and managed to pull down 2 rebounds.

Following the decent start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to show more of the same to wrap up the period, scoring 16 points while going 7/9 from the field and 2/4 from three. The Heat also faced no issues while closing out the period, boasting 13 points on 6/9 shooting (1/3 from the three point mark). The 3rd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers trailing the Heat by 20 points (74-94). Darius Garland was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 11 points. On the Heat, Kendrick Nunn scored 9 points.

4th Quarter

Trailing the Heat, the Cavaliers stayed determined as they shot 6/11 from the field and 2/3 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 14 points. Power Forward Kevin Love was a major player in this decent start as he recorded 6 points on 2/3 shooting (2/2 from three). In addition to his points, Love also got 1 steal and managed to grab 4 rebounds. Larry Nance Jr. was also a prime contributor in the beginning of the quarter, boasted 6 points while shooting 3/3 (0/0 from the three point mark).In addition to his points, Nance Jr. also grabbed 1 steal. In comparison, the Heat had trouble in the first half of the quarter, making 2/10 from the field and 0/3 from three for a total of 4 points. Goran Dragic was included in those on the Heat who struggled starting the quarter, shooting 1/4 from the field and 0/1 from three for 2 points. Goran Dragic recorded 2 points, added 1 steal, and got 1 rebound. Chris Silva scored 2 points and got 1 rebound.

Despite the dependable start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers had trouble scoring to round out the quarter, adding 9 points while going 3/10 from the field and 1/7 from the three point mark. The Heat also had issues closing up the period, gaining 10 points on 3/8 shooting (1/3 from three). The Cavaliers were defeated by the Heat 97-108. Kevin Love was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 10 points. On the Heat, Goran Dragic scored 4 points.

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November 12, 2019- Cleveland Cavaliers washed out by Philadelphia 76ers in close game

The Cleveland Cavaliers lost against the Philadelphia 76ers 97-98 away in Philadelphia, PA at the Wells Fargo Center during Tuesday evening’s affair. Everyone was active for the Cavaliers. At the same time, No players on the 76ers were inactive for the game. The defeat brings the Cavaliers to 0-1 in the series versus the 76ers and to 4-6 in the regular season.

On the Cavaliers, Kevin Love gained a team-high 20 points in 31:29, albeit he struggled making his shot fall, shooting 5/16 (31.2%) from the field. In addition to points, Love also had 8 rebounds. Tristan Thompson got 17 points in 32:33, scoring 7/13 (53.8%) from the field. Thompson also managed to grab a decent team-high 12 rebounds. Collin Sexton got 18 points in 33:18, scoring 8/18 (44.4%) from the field. Additionally, Sexton also grabbed 5 rebounds and dished a team-high 4 assists. Jordan Clarkson had a team-high 20 points, going 8/16 (50.0%) from the field in 26:13. Additional noteworthy contributors were Darius Garland (who had 3 steals) and Larry Nance Jr. (who got 10 rebounds and added 3 steals).

On the 76ers, Joel Embiid had a team-high 27 points, scoring 10/20 (50.0%) from the field and 3/5 (60.0%) from the three point mark in 35:05. In addition, Embiid also managed to grab an impressive team-high 16 rebounds and dished out 4 assists. Ben Simmons recorded 15 points in 34:59, shooting 7/9 (77.8%) from the field. Simmons also got a team-high 6 assists and managed to grab 5 rebounds. Additional key performances were achieved by Tobias Harris (who had 5 rebounds and dished 4 assists),Josh Richardson (who got 17 points and dished 5 assists), Mike Scott (who pulled down 8 rebounds), and Matisse Thybulle (who pulled off 3 blocks).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter kicked off as expected as the Cavaliers went 5/11 from the field and 1/1 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 13 points. Center Tristan Thompson was a key contributor in this reasonable start as he gained 7 points on 3/5 shooting (1/1 from three). In addition to his points, Thompson also had 1 rebound. The 76ers performed well as well at the start of the period, making 5/10 from the field and 0/5 from three for a total of 10 points. Shooting Guard Josh Richardson was an important player in this principled start for the 76ers as he boasted 6 points on 3/4 shooting (0/1 from the three point mark).

Following the good start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the performance to close out the period, adding 8 points while going 4/8 from the field and 0/3 from deep. The 76ers, at the same time, had problems closing out the period, adding 14 points on 4/11 shooting (1/7 from deep). The 1st Quarter closed with the Cavaliers trailing the 76ers by 3 points (21-24). Josh Richardson was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Cavaliers, Tristan Thompson scored 7 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter began unexceptionally as the Cavaliers went 5/10 from the field and 1/1 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 12 points. Center Tristan Thompson was a critical contributor in this decent start as he gained 7 points on 3/4 shooting (1/1 from deep). Thompson also managed to pull down 3 rebounds in addition to his points. Jordan Clarkson boasted 5 points and dished 1 assist. Likewise, the 76ers also performed well at the start of the period, making 6/13 from the field and 2/5 from the three point mark for a total of 16 points. Center Joel Embiid was a critical player in this good start for the 76ers as he gained 5 points on 1/3 shooting (1/1 from three). In addition to points, Embiid also added 1 assist and managed to grab 3 rebounds.

Despite the sound start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers struggled shooting to round out the quarter, boasting 15 points while going 4/11 from the field and 1/4 from the three point mark. The 76ers, simultaneously, faced no issues while finishing out the period, boasting 14 points on 7/13 shooting (0/3 from the three point mark). The 2nd Quarter closed with the Cavaliers trailing the 76ers by 6 points (48-54). Ben Simmons was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Cavaliers, Kevin Love scored 7 points.

3rd Quarter

The 3rd Quarter was set off with the Cavaliers having trouble getting things going, recording 5/12 from the field and 0/2 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 11 points. Power Forward Kevin Love was among those who had a sluggish start to the quarter, shooting 1/4 from the field and 0/0 from three for 2 points. Point Guard Collin Sexton got 6 points, dished 1 assist, added 1 steal, and got 1 rebound. Comparingly, the 76ers also had issues at the start of the period, shooting 4/10 from the field and 1/4 from the three point mark for a total of 10 points. Power Forward Tobias Harris was among those on the 76ers who struggled starting the quarter, shooting 0/3 from the field and 0/3 from the three point mark for no points. Center Joel Embiid had 7 points and managed to grab 3 rebounds.

Despite the poor start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers revitalized their shooting to wrap up the period, adding 19 points while going 7/14 from the field and 1/4 from three. The 76ers also faced no issues while finishing up the period, scoring 18 points on 6/10 shooting (4/5 from three). The 3rd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers down by 4 points (78-82). Kevin Love was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 9 points. On the 76ers, Furkan Korkmaz scored 8 points.

4th Quarter

The 4th Quarter started as expected as the Cavaliers went 6/12 from the field and 1/3 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 15 points. Jordan Clarkson was a major player in this good start as he added 9 points on 4/6 shooting (1/3 from three). In addition to points, Clarkson also grabbed 1 rebound. In comparison, the 76ers had trouble in the beginning, scoring 3/11 from the field and 0/5 from three for a total of 6 points. James Ennis III was among those on the 76ers who had a slow start to the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 0/1 from three for 2 points. Center Joel Embiid scored 2 points. James Ennis III gained 2 points, had 1 steal, and managed to pull down 1 rebound. Mike Scott recorded 2 points and had 4 rebounds.

Despite the convincing start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers had trouble scoring to close out the quarter, recording 4 points while going 2/8 from the field and 0/3 from the three point mark. The 76ers, simultaneously, faced no issues while closing out the period, scoring 10 points on 5/11 shooting (0/4 from three). The Cavaliers lost against the 76ers 97-98. Jordan Clarkson was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 9 points. On the 76ers, Joel Embiid scored 6 points.