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December 31, 2019- Cleveland Cavaliers lose to Toronto Raptors

During Tuesday evening’s contest, the Cleveland Cavaliers were walked all over by the Toronto Raptors 97-117 away at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, ON. The Cavaliers had no inactive players for the game. Simultaneously, No players on the Raptors were inactive for the game. With the victory, the Cavaliers improve to 10-23 in the regular season and to 0-2 vs. the Raptors in the series.

For the Cavaliers, Cedi Osman gained 14 points, shooting 5/12 (41.7%) from the field and 4/8 (50.0%) from three in 24:54. Osman also dished a team-high 4 assists. Kevin Love had 10 points in 30:18, albeit he struggled making shots, going 4/11 (36.4%) from the field. Love also pulled down an admirable team-high 11 rebounds. Tristan Thompson gained 14 points in 31:54, shooting 5/6 (83.3%) from the field. In addition, Thompson also pulled down an important team-high 11 rebounds. Collin Sexton scored a team-high 22 points in 31:33, going 8/15 (53.3%) from the field. Darius Garland got 12 points in 34:13, shooting 5/11 (45.5%) from the field. In addition, Garland also got a team-high 4 assists. Kevin Porter Jr. had 13 points, albeit he struggled scoring, scoring 6/17 (35.3%) from the field in 28:19. In addition to his points, Porter Jr. also had a team-high 4 assists. An additional significant effort was made by Larry Nance Jr. , who grabbed 7 rebounds.

For the Raptors, Serge Ibaka boasted 20 points in 33:28, going 8/11 (72.7%) from the field. In addition to his points, Ibaka also had a decent team-high 10 rebounds. Kyle Lowry boasted a team-high 24 points, scoring 7/16 (43.8%) from the field in 35:54. Lowry also added a team-high 8 assists. Additional vital contributions were made by Patrick McCaw (who got 4 assists),Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (who pulled down 5 rebounds),Fred VanVleet (who passed out 7 assists and made 4 blocks), Terence Davis (who boasted 19 points), OG Anunoby (who had 7 rebounds and made 4 assists), and Chris Boucher (who managed to grab 6 rebounds).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter began as expected as the Cavaliers shot 6/13 from the field and 3/6 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 15 points. Power Forward Kevin Love was a vital contributor in this reasonable start as he added 5 points on 2/4 shooting (1/2 from three). In like manner, the Raptors also had little trouble in the beginning, shooting 6/8 from the field and 3/4 from the three point mark for a total of 18 points. Center Serge Ibaka was a valuable contributor in this hot start for the Raptors as he added 7 points on 2/2 shooting (1/1 from the three point mark). Ibaka also got 1 rebound.

Despite the reasonable start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers faced difficulties shooting to round out the quarter, scoring 10 points while going 4/10 from the field and 0/2 from deep. The Raptors also had trouble closing out the period, gaining 9 points on 4/11 shooting (1/3 from three). The 1st Quarter closed with the Cavaliers down by 2 points (25-27). Tristan Thompson was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 7 points. On the Raptors, Serge Ibaka scored 7 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter arrived with the Cavaliers having trouble getting things going, recording 5/14 from the field and 0/4 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 10 points. The Raptors had trouble in similar fashion in the beginning, making 3/13 from the field and 2/9 from deep for a total of 12 points. Power Forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson was one of the players on the Raptors who struggled starting the quarter, shooting 0/1 from the field and 0/0 from three for no points. Shooting Guard Kyle Lowry got 4 points and added 1 assist.

After the dismal start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to show more of the same to wrap up the period, boasting 8 points while going 2/12 from the field and 2/8 from the three point mark. The Raptors, at the same time, had no trouble finishing out the period, gaining 20 points on 8/10 shooting (4/4 from the three point mark). The 2nd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers trailing the Raptors by 16 points (43-59). Kyle Lowry was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 11 points. On the Cavaliers, Cedi Osman scored 6 points.

3rd Quarter

Trailing the Raptors, the Cavaliers stayed determined as they shot 3/6 from the field and 1/3 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 11 points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton was a key player in this reasonable start as he gained 6 points on 1/1 shooting (0/0 from three). Sexton also had 1 steal in addition to his points. Point Guard Darius Garland had 5 points. In contrast, the Raptors had issues at the start of the quarter, shooting 4/13 from the field and 0/4 from three for a total of 10 points. Small Forward Patrick McCaw was one of the players on the Raptors who had a sluggish start to the quarter, shooting 0/1 from the field and 0/1 from the three point mark for no points. Power Forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson recorded 6 points and managed to grab 1 rebound.

Despite the convincing start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers faced difficulties shooting to wrap up the period, adding 15 points while going 5/12 from the field and 1/5 from three. The Raptors, meanwhile, had no trouble finishing out the period, boasting 17 points on 6/11 shooting (3/6 from three). The 3rd Quarter closed with the Cavaliers trailing the Raptors by 17 points (69-86). Kyle Lowry was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 11 points. On the Cavaliers, Collin Sexton scored 6 points.

4th Quarter

Trailing the Raptors, the Cavaliers were persistent as they went 7/10 from the field and 2/5 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 16 points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton was a vital contributor in this excellent start as he scored 5 points on 2/2 shooting (1/1 from three). In contrast, the Raptors had trouble in the first half of the quarter, shooting 4/9 from the field and 3/5 from deep for a total of 15 points. Terence Davis was among those on the Raptors who had trouble contributing at the start of the quarter, shooting 4/5 from the field and 3/4 from deep for 11 points. Terence Davis added 11 points and had 1 rebound.

Following the solid start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the effort to round off the quarter, scoring 12 points while going 5/10 from the field and 1/5 from three. The Raptors also had no trouble closing up the period, boasting 16 points on 5/9 shooting (1/4 from deep). The Cavaliers were defeated by the Raptors 97-117. Terence Davis was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 14 points. On the Cavaliers, Kevin Porter Jr. scored 6 points.

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December 28, 2019- Cleveland Cavaliers defeat Minnesota Timberwolves

The Cleveland Cavaliers won against the Minnesota Timberwolves 94-88 away at the Target Center in Minneapolis, MN during Saturday evening’s face-off. The Cavaliers had no inactive players for the game. At the same time, Inactive players for the Timberwolves included Andrew Wiggins. The win brings the Cavaliers to 1-0 in the series versus the Timberwolves and to 10-22 in the regular season.

For the Cavaliers, Tristan Thompson boasted 12 points in 35:19, albeit he struggled making his shot fall, scoring 2/9 (22.2%) from the field. Additionally, Thompson also pulled down a valuable team-high 15 rebounds. Collin Sexton had a team-high 18 points in 34:05, although he struggled scoring, shooting 5/17 (29.4%) from the field. Additionally, Sexton also managed to grab 7 rebounds. Darius Garland gained a team-high 18 points, scoring 8/11 (72.7%) from the field in 28:50. Additional important contributions were made by Cedi Osman (who got 7 rebounds),Larry Nance Jr. (who managed to grab 9 rebounds), Kevin Porter Jr. (who pulled down 5 rebounds), and John Henson (who managed to pull down 9 rebounds).

On the Timberwolves, Jeff Teague boasted a team-high 18 points in 26:31, shooting 7/14 (50.0%) from the field. In addition, Teague also got a team-high 4 assists. Noah Vonleh added 8 points in 24:18, going 4/5 (80.0%) from the field. Additionally, Vonleh also managed to grab a team-high 9 rebounds. Other vital contributors were Robert Covington (who had 7 rebounds and got 4 steals),Gorgui Dieng (who pulled down 7 rebounds and had 4 steals),Jarrett Culver (who pulled off 3 blocks), and Kelan Martin (who had 17 points and pulled down 6 rebounds).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter was set off as expected as the Cavaliers shot 6/11 from the field and 2/3 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 16 points. Point Guard Darius Garland was a vital contributor in this good start as he got 5 points on 2/2 shooting (1/1 from deep). Garland also passed out 1 assist in addition to his points. On the other hand, the Timberwolves had issues in the first half of the quarter, shooting 4/10 from the field and 1/3 from deep for a total of 10 points. Point Guard Shabazz Napier was among those on the Timberwolves who had a slow start to the quarter, shooting 2/5 from the field and 1/2 from the three point mark for 5 points. Point Guard Shabazz Napier gained 5 points and grabbed 1 rebound.

Following the decent start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the performance to wrap up the quarter, recording 11 points while going 4/6 from the field and 0/1 from deep. The Timberwolves also faced no issues while finishing up the period, recording 11 points on 5/11 shooting (0/3 from the three point mark). The 1st Quarter closed with the Cavaliers down by 6 points (27-21). Collin Sexton was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 6 points. On the Timberwolves, Noah Vonleh scored 6 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter arrived unexceptionally as the Cavaliers went 6/12 from the field and 0/2 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 14 points. Dante Exum was a vital contributor in this reasonable start as he added 6 points on 2/4 shooting (0/0 from deep). Exum also managed to pull down 1 rebound. In comparison, the Timberwolves had issues in the beginning, making 3/11 from the field and 0/3 from deep for a total of 8 points. Center Gorgui Dieng was among those on the Timberwolves who had a sluggish start to the quarter, shooting 0/1 from the field and 0/1 from deep for no points. Jeff Teague got 4 points and got 1 steal.

Despite the reasonable start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers had trouble shooting to close out the period, boasting 8 points while going 3/9 from the field and 0/0 from three. The Timberwolves, simultaneously, had no trouble closing out the period, recording 14 points on 5/11 shooting (2/5 from the three point mark). The 2nd Quarter finished with the Cavaliers down by 6 points (49-43). Jeff Teague was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Cavaliers, Dante Exum scored 6 points.

3rd Quarter

The 3rd Quarter arrived with the Cavaliers struggling to get things going, going 3/10 from the field and 1/5 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 8 points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton was among those who had a slow start to the quarter, shooting 1/4 from the field and 0/0 from three for 2 points. Small Forward Cedi Osman got 4 points and pulled down 2 rebounds. The Timberwolves struggled as well at the start of the period, shooting 4/12 from the field and 2/6 from three for a total of 11 points. Center Gorgui Dieng was one player on the Timberwolves who had issues at the start of the quarter, shooting 0/2 from the field and 0/1 from three for no points. Power Forward Robert Covington gained 5 points.

After the sluggish start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the poor shooting effort to round out the period, scoring 10 points while going 3/12 from the field and 0/5 from the three point mark. The Timberwolves also had trouble finishing out the period, boasting 6 points on 3/12 shooting (0/6 from deep). The 3rd Quarter finished with the Cavaliers down by 7 points (67-60). Cedi Osman was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 5 points. On the Timberwolves, Robert Covington scored 5 points.

4th Quarter

The 4th Quarter was set in motion with the Cavaliers struggling to get things going, going 4/9 from the field and 0/2 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 10 points. Kevin Porter Jr. was included in those who had a sluggish start to the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 0/1 from deep for 4 points. Kevin Porter Jr. boasted 4 points. On the other hand, the Timberwolves performed well in the beginning, shooting 6/10 from the field and 2/3 from deep for a total of 18 points. Point Guard Shabazz Napier was an important player in this reasonable start for the Timberwolves as he got 4 points on 1/1 shooting (0/0 from the three point mark). Napier also had 2 assists in addition to points. Jeff Teague was also an important contributor in the beginning of the quarter, boasted 4 points while shooting 2/3 (0/1 from the three point mark).

Following the pitiful start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to stuggle further to finish the period, recording 17 points while going 3/8 from the field and 1/2 from the three point mark. The Timberwolves also had issues closing out the period, recording 10 points on 3/16 shooting (1/8 from three). The Cavaliers beat the Timberwolves 94-88. Jeff Teague was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Cavaliers, Darius Garland scored 7 points.

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December 27, 2019- Cleveland Cavaliers defeated by Boston Celtics

During Friday afternoon’s game, the Cleveland Cavaliers were defeated by the Boston Celtics 117-129 away at the TD Garden in Boston, MA. All players on the Cavaliers were active for the game. At the same time, All players on the Celtics were active for the game. The loss brings the Cavaliers to 0-3 in the series versus the Celtics and to 9-22 in the regular season.

For the Cavaliers, Kevin Love recorded a valuable team-high 30 points, shooting 10/16 (62.5%) from the field and 6/11 (54.5%) from deep in 34:40. In addition, Love also managed to pull down a team-high 7 rebounds and added 4 assists. Tristan Thompson recorded 12 points, going 5/10 (50.0%) from the field in 29:53. Additionally, Thompson also added a team-high 7 rebounds. Matthew Dellavedova recorded 5 points, shooting 2/2 (100%) from the field in 15:43. Additionally, Dellavedova also added a team-high 6 assists. Additional important performers included Cedi Osman (who grabbed 5 rebounds and got 4 assists),Collin Sexton (who scored 21 points), and Kevin Porter Jr. (who boasted 16 points and dished 4 assists).

For the Celtics, Gordon Hayward boasted 7 points in 27:35, although he struggled with his shot, going 3/9 (33.3%) from the field. In addition, Hayward also passed out a team-high 8 assists and managed to pull down 5 rebounds. Jaylen Brown recorded a notable team-high 34 points, shooting 13/20 (65.0%) from the field and 5/10 (50.0%) from three in 29:11. Brown also managed to pull down a team-high 9 rebounds. Enes Kanter recorded 14 points, scoring 7/10 (70.0%) from the field in 22:31. In addition to his points, Kanter also got a team-high 9 rebounds. Other major performers were Jayson Tatum (who gained 30 points and managed to grab 5 rebounds),Daniel Theis (who had 6 rebounds),Kemba Walker (who passed out 4 assists), and Grant Williams (who had 4 assists).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter began as expected as the Cavaliers went 7/12 from the field and 0/1 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 16 points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton was a prime contributor in this decent start as he added 7 points on 3/4 shooting (0/0 from deep). Furthermore, Sexton also had 1 assist and had 1 rebound. Power Forward Kevin Love recorded 5 points and managed to pull down 3 rebounds. Comparingly, the Celtics also had little trouble at the start of the period, making 8/12 from the field and 1/3 from the three point mark for a total of 17 points. Shooting Guard Jaylen Brown was a valuable contributor in this good start for the Celtics as he boasted 9 points on 4/5 shooting (1/2 from the three point mark). Additionally, Brown also got 2 assists and grabbed 2 rebounds.

Despite the decent start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers had trouble scoring to close out the period, scoring 6 points while going 1/9 from the field and 1/3 from three. The Celtics, at the same time, faced no issues while closing up the period, boasting 16 points on 5/11 shooting (2/3 from three). The 1st Quarter ended with the Cavaliers trailing the Celtics by 11 points (22-33). Jaylen Brown was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 12 points. On the Cavaliers, Collin Sexton scored 9 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter started off with the Cavaliers having trouble getting things going, scoring 3/9 from the field and 0/2 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 6 points. Power Forward Kevin Love was among those who had a slow start to the quarter, shooting 0/1 from the field and 0/1 from three for no points. Small Forward Cedi Osman added 2 points and pulled down 1 rebound. Point Guard Darius Garland recorded 2 points and managed to grab 2 rebounds. Dante Exum got 2 points. In like manner, the Celtics also struggled at the start of the period, making 5/12 from the field and 3/9 from three for a total of 15 points. Power Forward Jayson Tatum was included in those on the Celtics who had trouble contributing at the start of the quarter, shooting 3/5 from the field and 2/4 from the three point mark for 10 points. Power Forward Jayson Tatum recorded 10 points, pulled off 1 block, and grabbed 1 rebound.

Despite the bad start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers shot much better to close out the period, boasting 19 points while going 7/10 from the field and 3/5 from deep. The Celtics also faced no issues while closing up the period, adding 14 points on 6/12 shooting (1/3 from deep). The 2nd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers trailing the Celtics by 15 points (47-62). Jayson Tatum was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 15 points. On the Cavaliers, Kevin Love scored 13 points.

3rd Quarter

The 3rd Quarter kicked off with the Cavaliers having trouble getting things going, going 6/16 from the field and 0/4 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 13 points. Center Tristan Thompson was one player who had issues at the start of the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 0/0 from deep for 3 points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton added 6 points, added 1 steal, and managed to grab 2 rebounds. At the same time, the Celtics had no issues at the start of the period, making 6/10 from the field and 2/5 from deep for a total of 16 points. Small Forward Gordon Hayward was a key contributor in this reasonable start for the Celtics as he gained 5 points on 2/2 shooting (0/0 from deep). Hayward also got 2 assists and had 2 rebounds. Shooting Guard Jaylen Brown was also an important player in the beginning of the quarter, got 5 points while shooting 2/3 (1/2 from three).Brown also managed to pull down 3 rebounds.

Despite the sluggish start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers improved their shooting to finish the period, scoring 21 points while going 7/9 from the field and 3/4 from deep. The Celtics, concurrently, had issues closing up the period, boasting 14 points on 5/15 shooting (0/7 from deep). The 3rd Quarter closed with the Cavaliers trailing the Celtics by 11 points (81-92). Jaylen Brown was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 9 points. On the Cavaliers, Kevin Love scored 8 points.

4th Quarter

The 4th Quarter initiated with the Cavaliers having trouble getting things going, shooting 4/9 from the field and 1/1 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 11 points. In contrast, the Celtics had no issues at the start of the quarter, making 8/14 from the field and 4/7 from three for a total of 21 points. Shooting Guard Jaylen Brown was a major player in this good start for the Celtics as he had 8 points on 3/4 shooting (2/3 from the three point mark). Brown also added 3 rebounds in addition to his points.

Despite the mediocre start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers polished up their shooting to finish the quarter, recording 25 points while going 9/11 from the field and 1/3 from deep. The Celtics also faced no issues while finishing up the period, gaining 16 points on 6/9 shooting (1/3 from the three point mark). The Cavaliers lost against the Celtics 117-129. Kevin Porter Jr. was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 12 points. On the Celtics, Jaylen Brown scored 10 points.

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December 23, 2019- Cleveland Cavaliers narrowly win against Atlanta Hawks in close match

The Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Atlanta Hawks 121-118 at home at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, OH during Monday evening’s event. No players on the Cavaliers were inactive for the game. Simultaneously, No players on the Hawks were inactive for the game. The win brings the Cavaliers to 1-0 in the series vs. the Hawks and to 9-21 in the regular season.

For the Cavaliers, Kevin Love got 20 points, shooting 7/16 (43.8%) from the field in 34:21. In addition to his points, Love also pulled down 8 rebounds and dished a team-high 5 assists. Tristan Thompson recorded 3 points, albeit he had trouble making his shot fall, scoring 1/6 (16.7%) from the field in 32:31. In addition to his points, Thompson also grabbed a useful team-high 10 rebounds. Collin Sexton scored a team-high 25 points in 35:48, scoring 12/20 (60.0%) from the field. Additionally, Sexton also added 6 rebounds. Other pivotal efforts were made by Cedi Osman (who boasted 18 points),Darius Garland (who boasted 21 points), Matthew Dellavedova (who got 4 assists), John Henson (who made 3 blocks), and Kevin Porter Jr. (who gained 15 points and got 9 rebounds).

For the Hawks, John Collins recorded 27 points, scoring 12/20 (60.0%) from the field in 34:49. Additionally, Collins also pulled down an elegant team-high 10 rebounds. Trae Young added a useful team-high 30 points, scoring 9/21 (42.9%) from the field in 36:08. Additionally, Young also passed out a decent team-high 11 assists, grabbed 6 rebounds, and grabbed a decent 4 steals. Additional major performers were De’Andre Hunter (who got a useful 23 points),Kevin Huerter (who got a useful 19 points and grabbed a decent 3 steals), DeAndre’ Bembry (who managed to pull down 5 rebounds), and Vince Carter (who managed to pull down 5 rebounds).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter opened quickly as the Cavaliers went 7/14 from the field and 3/5 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 20 points. Power Forward Kevin Love was a vital contributor in this decent start as he had 9 points on 3/5 shooting (2/4 from the three point mark). Love also added 1 rebound in addition to points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton boasted 5 points and pulled down 2 rebounds. Likewise, the Hawks also had little trouble at the start of the period, scoring 5/11 from the field and 2/7 from the three point mark for a total of 15 points. Point Guard Trae Young was a key contributor in this reasonable start for the Hawks as he recorded 6 points on 1/1 shooting (1/1 from deep). In addition, Young also had 1 assist and got 1 rebound.

Following the convincing start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the performance to round off the period, scoring 22 points while going 9/14 from the field and 1/2 from three. The Hawks also faced no issues while finishing up the period, adding 17 points on 6/12 shooting (2/6 from the three point mark). The 1st Quarter finished with the Cavaliers trailing the Hawks by 10 points (42-32). Kevin Love was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 12 points. On the Hawks, John Collins scored 11 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter kicked off with no major issues as the Cavaliers shot 6/11 from the field and 1/2 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 13 points. Point Guard Darius Garland was a valuable player in this decent start as he had 4 points on 2/4 shooting (0/1 from three). Garland also dished out 1 assist in addition to his points. The Hawks performed well as well in the first half of the quarter, shooting 8/15 from the field and 1/3 from the three point mark for a total of 19 points. Power Forward De’Andre Hunter was a prime player in this decent start for the Hawks as he got 6 points on 3/5 shooting (0/0 from the three point mark). Hunter also dished 1 assist and got 2 rebounds in addition to his points. Point Guard Trae Young scored 5 points, had 3 assists, swiped 1 steal, and had 1 rebound.

After the decent start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to show more of the same to wrap up the period, scoring 16 points while going 7/14 from the field and 2/5 from the three point mark. The Hawks also faced no issues while closing up the period, gaining 13 points on 6/11 shooting (1/3 from deep). The 2nd Quarter closed with the Cavaliers trailing the Hawks by 7 points (71-64). De’Andre Hunter was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 14 points. On the Cavaliers, Cedi Osman scored 8 points.

3rd Quarter

The Cavaliers had trouble getting things going at the beginning of the 3rd Quarter, recording 4/14 from the field and 1/4 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 9 points. Power Forward Kevin Love was included in those who had a sluggish start to the quarter, shooting 0/3 from the field and 0/2 from the three point mark for no points. Small Forward Cedi Osman scored 5 points. In comparison, the Hawks performed well at the start of the quarter, making 8/14 from the field and 1/5 from deep for a total of 17 points. Small Forward John Collins was a major contributor in this principled start for the Hawks as he scored 6 points on 3/5 shooting (0/1 from three). Collins also got 5 rebounds in addition to points.

Despite the substandard start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers shot much better to round out the period, adding 14 points while going 6/10 from the field and 0/3 from three. The Hawks, at the same time, had problems finishing out the period, boasting 13 points on 5/13 shooting (2/5 from the three point mark). The 3rd Quarter closed with the Cavaliers and the Hawks tied up at 94-94. Collin Sexton was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Hawks, Kevin Huerter scored 7 points.

4th Quarter

The 4th Quarter started unexceptionally as the Cavaliers went 6/10 from the field and 3/6 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 15 points. Point Guard Darius Garland was a major player in this decent start as he recorded 8 points on 3/4 shooting (2/3 from deep). Furthermore, Garland also added 1 rebound. Kevin Porter Jr. boasted 7 points and managed to grab 2 rebounds. Conversely, the Hawks had trouble in the beginning, scoring 1/8 from the field and 1/5 from three for a total of 5 points. Small Forward John Collins was among those on the Hawks who had a slow start to the quarter, shooting 0/2 from the field and 0/0 from deep for no points. Shooting Guard Kevin Huerter got 3 points.

Following the solid start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to show more of the same to round out the period, adding 12 points while going 5/9 from the field and 0/2 from the three point mark. The Hawks also had no trouble finishing up the period, boasting 19 points on 6/11 shooting (5/8 from three). The Cavaliers defeated the Hawks 121-118. Darius Garland was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 10 points. On the Hawks, Kevin Huerter scored 9 points.

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December 20, 2019- Cleveland Cavaliers get the best of Memphis Grizzlies

The Cleveland Cavaliers came away with a victory against the Memphis Grizzlies 114-107 at home in Cleveland, OH at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse during Friday evening’s match. The Cavaliers had no inactive players for the game. At the same time, Everyone was active for the Grizzlies. With the win, the Cavaliers rise to 8-21 in the regular season and to 1-0 versus the Grizzlies in the series.

For the Cavaliers, Tristan Thompson gained 10 points, although he struggled making shots, going 5/14 (35.7%) from the field in 31:39. In addition, Thompson also pulled down a decent team-high 15 rebounds. Matthew Dellavedova scored 0 points in 15:40, although he struggled making shots, going 0/1 (0.0%) from the field. Additionally, Dellavedova also added a team-high 8 assists. Jordan Clarkson added an admirable team-high 33 points, going 12/17 (70.6%) from the field and 6/8 (75.0%) from the three point line in 30:25. Clarkson also had 6 rebounds. Additional important contributions included Kevin Love (who boasted an admirable 21 points and got 13 rebounds),Darius Garland (who got 5 rebounds), Kevin Porter Jr. (who grabbed 5 rebounds), Larry Nance Jr. (who had 5 rebounds), and John Henson (who made 7 blocks).

For the Grizzlies, Jaren Jackson Jr. got a team-high 24 points in 34:08, shooting 9/19 (47.4%) from the field. Jonas Valanciunas gained 14 points, scoring 7/13 (53.8%) from the field in 30:13. Additionally, Valanciunas also managed to pull down a decent team-high 14 rebounds and made an impressive 4 blocks. Ja Morant added 8 points in 28:33, although he struggled shooting, shooting 4/11 (36.4%) from the field. In addition to his points, Morant also dished an impressive team-high 11 assists and managed to pull down 5 rebounds. Additional critical productions included Dillon Brooks (who got 16 points, managed to pull down 7 rebounds, and added an impressive 4 assists), Tyus Jones (who passed out an impressive 5 assists), and De’Anthony Melton (who had an impressive 4 assists).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter arrived with the Cavaliers struggling to get things going, recording 5/13 from the field and 1/3 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 11 points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton was one player who struggled starting the quarter, shooting 1/4 from the field and 0/0 from three for 2 points. Point Guard Darius Garland gained 5 points and had 1 rebound. At the same time, the Grizzlies had no issues in the beginning, making 6/12 from the field and 0/2 from the three point mark for a total of 14 points. Center Jonas Valanciunas was a key contributor in this principled start for the Grizzlies as he had 6 points on 3/4 shooting (0/0 from the three point mark). Valanciunas also pulled off 1 block and pulled down 2 rebounds in addition to points.

Despite the bad start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers polished up their shooting to close out the period, gaining 14 points while going 6/12 from the field and 1/3 from deep. The Grizzlies also had no trouble closing up the period, gaining 13 points on 6/12 shooting (1/4 from three). The 1st Quarter ended with the Cavaliers trailing the Grizzlies by 2 points (25-27). Tristan Thompson was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Grizzlies, Jaren Jackson Jr. scored 6 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter arrived as expected as the Cavaliers shot 6/11 from the field and 4/8 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 17 points. Jordan Clarkson was a vital contributor in this decent start as he gained 10 points on 3/3 shooting (3/3 from three). Kevin Porter Jr. got 7 points, added 1 steal, and added 1 rebound. Likewise, the Grizzlies also performed well in the first half of the quarter, making 5/10 from the field and 3/4 from deep for a total of 15 points. De’Anthony Melton was an important player in this decent start for the Grizzlies as he had 6 points on 2/2 shooting (2/2 from three). Melton also swiped 1 steal in addition to points. Shooting Guard Dillon Brooks had 5 points.

After the good start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the effort to round out the period, boasting 13 points while going 5/11 from the field and 3/7 from deep. The Grizzlies, concurrently, struggled while finishing out the period, boasting 9 points on 4/13 shooting (1/6 from three). The 2nd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers trailing the Grizzlies by 4 points (55-51). Jordan Clarkson was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 15 points. On the Grizzlies, De’Anthony Melton scored 6 points.

3rd Quarter

The Cavaliers had a rough go at the start of the 3rd Quarter, recording 5/13 from the field and 2/3 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 15 points. Center Tristan Thompson was one of the players who had a slow start to the quarter, shooting 0/3 from the field and 0/0 from the three point mark for no points. Power Forward Kevin Love added 6 points and got 2 rebounds. In contrast, the Grizzlies performed well at the start of the period, making 7/14 from the field and 5/8 from three for a total of 19 points. Shooting Guard Dillon Brooks was a key player in this good start for the Grizzlies as he boasted 9 points on 3/4 shooting (3/3 from three). Power Forward Jaren Jackson Jr. scored 6 points, pulled off 2 blocks, and got 1 rebound.

After the bad start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the poor shooting effort to finish the quarter, gaining 11 points while going 3/8 from the field and 3/7 from the three point mark. The Grizzlies, simultaneously, had no trouble finishing out the period, gaining 17 points on 8/12 shooting (1/4 from the three point mark). The 3rd Quarter finished with the Cavaliers trailing the Grizzlies by 6 points (81-87). Jaren Jackson Jr. was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 11 points. On the Cavaliers, Kevin Love scored 9 points.

4th Quarter

The 4th Quarter was set in motion as expected as the Cavaliers went 5/11 from the field and 1/2 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 15 points. Jordan Clarkson was a key contributor in this decent start as he added 8 points on 3/5 shooting (1/2 from deep). In addition to his points, Clarkson also got 1 block and managed to grab 3 rebounds. On the other hand, the Grizzlies struggled in the first half of the quarter, shooting 6/14 from the field and 3/5 from deep for a total of 16 points. Center Jonas Valanciunas was one of the players on the Grizzlies who struggled starting the quarter, shooting 1/4 from the field and 0/0 from deep for 2 points. Solomon Hill scored 5 points.

Despite the dependable start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers struggled scoring to round off the quarter, gaining 18 points while going 5/13 from the field and 2/4 from deep. The Grizzlies also had issues finishing out the period, boasting 4 points on 2/15 shooting (0/8 from three). The Cavaliers beat the Grizzlies 114-107. Jordan Clarkson was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 10 points. On the Grizzlies, Jaren Jackson Jr. scored 5 points.

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December 18, 2019- Cleveland Cavaliers narrowly get past Charlotte Hornets in close game

The Cleveland Cavaliers achieved a victory over the Charlotte Hornets 100-98 at home in Cleveland, OH at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse during Wednesday evening’s affair. Everyone was active for the Cavaliers. At the same time, All players on the Hornets were active for the game. With the loss, the Cavaliers drop down to 7-21 in the regular season and to 1-0 vs. the Hornets in the series.

On the Cavaliers, Kevin Love got 16 points in 32:21, going 5/9 (55.6%) from the field and 4/6 (66.7%) from three. In addition to points, Love also had an impressive team-high 14 rebounds and made a team-high 7 assists. Collin Sexton gained a team-high 23 points in 30:57, going 10/14 (71.4%) from the field. Additionally, Sexton also had 3 steals. Additional vital productions were made by Cedi Osman (who gained 18 points),Tristan Thompson (who got 13 rebounds),Darius Garland (who made 6 assists), and Larry Nance Jr. (who pulled down 6 rebounds).

For the Hornets, Cody Zeller boasted 15 points, scoring 6/10 (60.0%) from the field in 31:03. Additionally, Zeller also added a team-high 9 rebounds. Devonte’ Graham added 9 points, albeit he struggled making baskets, going 3/16 (18.8%) from the field in 38:09. Additionally, Graham also dished out a team-high 9 assists. Terry Rozier recorded a skillful team-high 35 points in 37:30, going 12/27 (44.4%) from the field and 7/15 (46.7%) from three. In addition to his points, Rozier also swiped an impressive 4 steals. Additional significant contributors included Bismack Biyombo (who added 7 rebounds), Marvin Williams (who got 4 assists), and Cody Martin (who added 4 assists and had an impressive 3 steals).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter started off with a rapid shootout as the Cavaliers went 9/12 from the field and 1/3 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 19 points. Small Forward Cedi Osman was a prime contributor in this solid start as he added 9 points on 4/5 shooting (1/2 from three). Osman also got 2 steals and had 1 rebound in addition to points. On the other hand, the Hornets struggled at the start of the period, scoring 4/10 from the field and 1/3 from three for a total of 9 points. Small Forward Miles Bridges was one of the players on the Hornets who struggled starting the quarter, shooting 2/4 from the field and 0/1 from three for 4 points. Small Forward Miles Bridges recorded 4 points and got 1 assist.

Despite the dependable start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers faced difficulties shooting to wrap up the quarter, adding 10 points while going 5/13 from the field and 0/6 from the three point mark. The Hornets, meanwhile, faced no issues while closing out the period, recording 12 points on 5/10 shooting (1/3 from the three point mark). The 1st Quarter finished with the Cavaliers trailing the Hornets by 8 points (29-21). Cedi Osman was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 11 points. On the Hornets, Devonte’ Graham scored 5 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter was set in motion unexceptionally as the Cavaliers went 5/10 from the field and 0/3 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 10 points. Jordan Clarkson was a critical contributor in this decent start as he scored 4 points on 2/3 shooting (0/0 from the three point mark). In addition, Clarkson also dished 1 assist and added 1 rebound. In contrast, the Hornets had issues in the first half of the quarter, scoring 3/12 from the field and 0/4 from three for a total of 8 points. Power Forward Cody Zeller was one of the players on the Hornets who floundered at the beginning of the quarter, shooting 2/3 from the field and 0/0 from three for 6 points. Power Forward Cody Zeller added 6 points and managed to pull down 2 rebounds.

Following the decent start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the performance to round off the period, adding 14 points while going 7/10 from the field and 0/1 from deep. The Hornets, meanwhile, had problems closing up the period, gaining 12 points on 4/11 shooting (1/2 from three). The 2nd Quarter closed with the Cavaliers trailing the Hornets by 12 points (53-41). Cody Zeller was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 10 points. On the Cavaliers, Collin Sexton scored 8 points.

3rd Quarter

The 3rd Quarter began with some impressive shooting as the Cavaliers went 6/8 from the field and 4/6 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 17 points. Power Forward Kevin Love was a crucial contributor in this exceptional start as he got 9 points on 3/4 shooting (3/4 from the three point mark). Love also made 1 assist and pulled down 2 rebounds in addition to his points. In comparison, the Hornets struggled in the first half of the quarter, scoring 4/10 from the field and 1/6 from three for a total of 9 points. Shooting Guard Devonte’ Graham was one of the players on the Hornets who had a sluggish start to the quarter, shooting 0/3 from the field and 0/2 from the three point mark for no points. Point Guard Terry Rozier added 5 points and grabbed 1 steal.

Despite the decent start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers had trouble shooting to wrap up the quarter, scoring 6 points while going 0/8 from the field and 0/2 from deep. The Hornets, at the same time, faced no issues while finishing out the period, adding 14 points on 6/13 shooting (2/5 from the three point mark). The 3rd Quarter closed with the Cavaliers trailing the Hornets by 12 points (76-64). Terry Rozier was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 12 points. On the Cavaliers, Kevin Love scored 11 points.

4th Quarter

The Cavaliers had a rough go at the start of the 4th Quarter, scoring 3/7 from the field and 2/5 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 9 points. Small Forward Cedi Osman was one player who floundered at the beginning of the quarter, shooting 0/1 from the field and 0/1 from three for 1 points. Power Forward Kevin Love recorded 3 points and added 1 rebound. Kevin Porter Jr. recorded 3 points. The Hornets had issues in similar fashion at the start of the period, shooting 3/11 from the field and 2/5 from deep for a total of 10 points. Point Guard Terry Rozier was one of the players on the Hornets who had issues at the start of the quarter, shooting 1/5 from the field and 1/2 from three for 3 points. Dwayne Bacon scored 4 points and added 2 rebounds.

Despite the pitiful start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers revitalized their shooting to round off the period, recording 15 points while going 5/6 from the field and 0/0 from the three point mark. The Hornets also had no trouble closing up the period, scoring 24 points on 8/14 shooting (5/9 from deep). The Cavaliers won against the Hornets 100-98. Terry Rozier was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 19 points. On the Cavaliers, Tristan Thompson scored 6 points.

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December 16, 2019- Cleveland Cavaliers defeated by Toronto Raptors

The Cleveland Cavaliers were overwhelmed by the Toronto Raptors 113-133 away at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, ON during Monday evening’s game. No players on the Cavaliers were inactive for the game. Simultaneously, All players on the Raptors were active for the game. The loss brings the Cavaliers to 0-1 in the series versus the Raptors and to 6-21 in the regular season.

On the Cavaliers, Tristan Thompson boasted 18 points, shooting 9/14 (64.3%) from the field in 32:05. In addition to his points, Thompson also pulled down a team-high 8 rebounds. Collin Sexton had a team-high 25 points in 31:22, shooting 10/16 (62.5%) from the field. In addition to points, Sexton also managed to grab 5 rebounds and had 4 assists. Darius Garland gained 20 points in 37:47, shooting 7/14 (50.0%) from the field and 4/8 (50.0%) from deep. In addition to points, Garland also made a team-high 5 assists. John Henson had 2 points, although he struggled making his shot fall, shooting 1/5 (20.0%) from the field in 15:55. In addition, Henson also got 7 rebounds and dished a team-high 5 assists. Other key productions were made by Kevin Love (who pulled down 7 rebounds and passed out 4 assists), Kevin Porter Jr. (who made 4 assists), and Larry Nance Jr. (who grabbed 6 rebounds).

On the Raptors, OG Anunoby scored 12 points, scoring 6/9 (66.7%) from the field in 27:51. Additionally, Anunoby also managed to pull down a team-high 9 rebounds. Pascal Siakam added an impressive team-high 33 points, going 13/24 (54.2%) from the field and 5/8 (62.5%) from the three point mark in 35:31. Siakam also got 4 assists. Kyle Lowry scored 20 points in 36:41, going 6/13 (46.2%) from the field and 3/7 (42.9%) from three. Additionally, Lowry also added an admirable team-high 11 assists. Additional notable contributors were Marc Gasol (who managed to pull down 5 rebounds),Norman Powell (who boasted 26 points, managed to grab 6 rebounds, added an admirable 5 assists, and grabbed 4 steals), Serge Ibaka (who got 5 rebounds), and Chris Boucher (who pulled down 5 rebounds).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter was set in motion as expected as the Cavaliers went 6/10 from the field and 1/2 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 13 points. Power Forward Kevin Love was a key contributor in this decent start as he had 7 points on 3/5 shooting (1/2 from deep). In addition, Love also made 1 assist and grabbed 2 rebounds. The Raptors had no issues in similar fashion in the first half of the quarter, making 9/15 from the field and 3/7 from the three point mark for a total of 21 points. Point Guard Kyle Lowry was a vital contributor in this good start for the Raptors as he had 6 points on 2/2 shooting (2/2 from the three point mark). Lowry also passed out 1 assist in addition to his points. Power Forward Pascal Siakam gained 5 points and grabbed 1 rebound.

Following the convincing start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to play well to round out the period, recording 16 points while going 5/11 from the field and 2/5 from three. The Raptors also had no trouble closing up the period, scoring 16 points on 6/12 shooting (2/4 from three). The 1st Quarter ended with the Cavaliers down by 8 points (29-37). Pascal Siakam was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 9 points. On the Cavaliers, Kevin Love scored 7 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter kicked off with the Cavaliers struggling to get things going, recording 4/13 from the field and 2/8 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 10 points. Jordan Clarkson was among those who had issues at the start of the quarter, shooting 0/1 from the field and 0/1 from three for no points. Kevin Porter Jr. gained 5 points. On the other hand, the Raptors had little trouble at the start of the period, making 6/8 from the field and 0/0 from deep for a total of 14 points. Serge Ibaka was a key contributor in this exceptional start for the Raptors as he got 8 points on 4/4 shooting (0/0 from the three point mark). Ibaka also passed out 1 assist in addition to points.

Despite the substandard start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers polished up their shooting to round out the quarter, boasting 15 points while going 5/10 from the field and 1/3 from deep. The Raptors, concurrently, had problems closing out the period, boasting 15 points on 7/16 shooting (1/5 from the three point mark). The 2nd Quarter finished with the Cavaliers down by 12 points (54-66). Tristan Thompson was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Raptors, Serge Ibaka scored 8 points.

3rd Quarter

Trailing the Raptors, the Cavaliers remained dedicated as they went 7/13 from the field and 2/6 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 16 points. Small Forward Cedi Osman was a valuable contributor in this principled start as he added 6 points on 2/3 shooting (2/3 from three). Shooting Guard Collin Sexton was also an important player in the beginning of the quarter, had 6 points while shooting 3/5 (0/1 from the three point mark).Sexton also passed out 1 assist and grabbed 1 rebound in addition to points. The Raptors had no issues in similar fashion in the first half of the quarter, making 8/12 from the field and 4/5 from three for a total of 20 points. Power Forward Pascal Siakam was a key player in this reasonable start for the Raptors as he got 8 points on 3/6 shooting (2/2 from the three point mark). Siakam also got 1 assist and had 1 rebound in addition to points. Shooting Guard Norman Powell was also a critical contributor in the beginning of the quarter, got 8 points while shooting 3/3 (2/2 from the three point mark).In addition to points, Powell also made 1 assist and grabbed 1 rebound.

After the dependable start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the performance to finish the period, recording 14 points while going 6/12 from the field and 1/3 from the three point mark. The Raptors also faced no issues while finishing out the period, gaining 18 points on 7/11 shooting (4/6 from the three point mark). The 3rd Quarter closed with the Cavaliers down by 20 points (84-104). Norman Powell was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 16 points. On the Cavaliers, Collin Sexton scored 14 points.

4th Quarter

Down by 20, the Cavaliers were persistent as they shot 7/12 from the field and 2/6 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 18 points. Point Guard Darius Garland was a critical contributor in this principled start as he had 10 points on 4/5 shooting (2/3 from three). In comparison, the Raptors had issues in the beginning, scoring 3/8 from the field and 0/2 from three for a total of 12 points. Point Guard Kyle Lowry was among those on the Raptors who had issues at the start of the quarter, shooting 2/4 from the field and 0/2 from the three point mark for 6 points. Point Guard Kyle Lowry got 6 points.

Despite the sound start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers faced difficulties shooting to close out the period, scoring 11 points while going 4/9 from the field and 1/2 from deep. The Raptors, concurrently, had no trouble finishing out the period, recording 17 points on 6/7 shooting (2/3 from the three point mark). The Cavaliers were defeated by the Raptors 113-133. Darius Garland was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 15 points. On the Raptors, Kyle Lowry scored 7 points.

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December 14, 2019- Cleveland Cavaliers lose to Milwaukee Bucks

The Cleveland Cavaliers lost to the Milwaukee Bucks 108-125 away at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, WI during Saturday evening’s face-off. No players on the Cavaliers were inactive for the game. At the same time, All players on the Bucks were active for the game. The defeat brings the Cavaliers to 0-3 in the series against the Bucks and to 6-20 in the regular season.

On the Cavaliers, Kevin Love gained 12 points, going 4/10 (40.0%) from the field in 25:54. In addition to points, Love also added an important team-high 10 rebounds and dished 4 assists. Darius Garland gained 10 points in 30:09, although he struggled shooting, going 4/11 (36.4%) from the field. Additionally, Garland also added a team-high 5 assists. Kevin Porter Jr. recorded a team-high 15 points, shooting 4/9 (44.4%) from the field in 25:00. Additional critical contributors were Tristan Thompson (who pulled down 9 rebounds),Collin Sexton (who swiped 3 steals), Larry Nance Jr. (who got 7 rebounds), and John Henson (who got 6 rebounds).

On the Bucks, Khris Middleton got 24 points in 22:40, shooting 8/12 (66.7%) from the field and 3/4 (75.0%) from three. Additionally, Middleton also passed out a team-high 6 assists. Giannis Antetokounmpo scored a team-high 29 points in 23:59, scoring 12/20 (60.0%) from the field. In addition to his points, Antetokounmpo also added 4 assists. Robin Lopez gained 16 points in 20:49, scoring 7/10 (70.0%) from the field. Lopez also had a team-high 6 rebounds. Additional key performers were Wesley Matthews (who had 3 steals),Donte DiVincenzo (who recorded 15 points, managed to grab 5 rebounds, passed out 4 assists, and got 3 steals), and George Hill (who added 5 rebounds).

1st Quarter

The Cavaliers had a rough go at the beginning of the 1st Quarter, recording 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. Small Forward Cedi Osman was one player who had a slow start to the quarter, shooting 0/3 from the field and 0/1 from the three point mark for no points. Center Tristan Thompson got 4 points and added 2 rebounds. At the same time, the Bucks had no issues at the start of the period, shooting 7/12 from the field and 1/6 from deep for a total of 15 points. Power Forward Giannis Antetokounmpo was a prime contributor in this reasonable start for the Bucks as he had 7 points on 3/4 shooting (1/2 from three). Antetokounmpo also made 1 assist and had 1 rebound in addition to points. Small Forward Khris Middleton scored 6 points, added 3 assists, and got 1 rebound.

Following the dismal start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the poor shooting effort to wrap up the quarter, boasting 12 points while going 5/15 from the field and 2/8 from the three point mark. The Bucks also had problems closing up the period, adding 11 points on 4/14 shooting (1/6 from three). The 1st Quarter ended with the Cavaliers down by 6 points (20-26). Giannis Antetokounmpo was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 9 points. On the Cavaliers, Tristan Thompson scored 6 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter was set in motion with a fast-paced shootout as the Cavaliers went 8/11 from the field and 4/4 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 22 points. Point Guard Darius Garland was a valuable player in this excellent start as he boasted 8 points on 3/4 shooting (2/2 from three). Garland also dished 2 assists in addition to points. Jordan Clarkson recorded 5 points and had 2 assists. Larry Nance Jr. recorded 5 points, passed out 1 assist, made 1 block, and managed to grab 3 rebounds. Likewise, the Bucks also performed well in the beginning, making 7/12 from the field and 3/6 from three for a total of 19 points. Power Forward Giannis Antetokounmpo was a valuable player in this decent start for the Bucks as he got 6 points on 3/7 shooting (0/2 from deep). Antetokounmpo also added 1 assist, got 1 block, had 1 steal, and pulled down 1 rebound in addition to points. Kyle Korver was also an important contributor in the beginning of the quarter, recorded 6 points while shooting 2/3 (2/3 from deep).

Despite the convincing start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers had trouble shooting to round out the period, adding 9 points while going 3/8 from the field and 1/2 from three. The Bucks, meanwhile, faced no issues while closing out the period, boasting 24 points on 10/11 shooting (4/4 from the three point mark). The 2nd Quarter finished with the Cavaliers trailing the Bucks by 18 points (51-69). Khris Middleton was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 13 points. On the Cavaliers, Darius Garland scored 8 points.

3rd Quarter

Trailing the Bucks, the Cavaliers were persistent as they went 6/11 from the field and 3/6 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 15 points. Power Forward Kevin Love was a critical player in this reasonable start as he gained 8 points on 3/4 shooting (2/3 from the three point mark). In addition to his points, Love also dished 1 assist and managed to pull down 3 rebounds. Likewise, the Bucks also had no issues at the start of the quarter, shooting 4/8 from the field and 2/4 from the three point mark for a total of 14 points. Point Guard Donte DiVincenzo was a major player in this reasonable start for the Bucks as he scored 7 points on 2/2 shooting (1/1 from deep). DiVincenzo also swiped 1 steal and got 1 rebound in addition to points. Power Forward Giannis Antetokounmpo added 5 points and passed out 1 assist.

Despite the dependable start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers struggled shooting to round off the quarter, gaining 13 points while going 5/12 from the field and 1/4 from three. The Bucks, simultaneously, had no trouble closing out the period, boasting 19 points on 5/11 shooting (2/5 from deep). The 3rd Quarter closed with the Cavaliers down by 23 points (79-102). Kevin Love was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Bucks, Donte DiVincenzo scored 7 points.

4th Quarter

Trailing the Bucks, the Cavaliers remained committed as they went 5/11 from the field and 4/8 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 14 points. John Henson was a key player in this good start as he had 6 points on 2/2 shooting (2/2 from three). In addition to his points, Henson also swiped 1 steal and managed to grab 1 rebound. In comparison, the Bucks had issues in the beginning, scoring 4/9 from the field and 0/4 from the three point mark for a total of 8 points. Point Guard Donte DiVincenzo was one of the players on the Bucks who struggled starting the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 0/1 from the three point mark for 2 points. Power Forward Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 2 points. Point Guard Donte DiVincenzo boasted 2 points, made 1 assist, and had 2 rebounds. Pat Connaughton boasted 2 points, had 1 block, and got 1 rebound. Robin Lopez boasted 2 points and managed to grab 1 rebound.

After the sound start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to play well to round out the period, adding 15 points while going 5/10 from the field and 0/2 from three. The Bucks also faced no issues while closing out the period, adding 15 points on 5/8 shooting (1/2 from deep). The Cavaliers lost against the Bucks 108-125. Giannis Antetokounmpo was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 7 points. On the Cavaliers, John Henson scored 6 points.

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December 12, 2019- Cleveland Cavaliers outshine San Antonio Spurs

The Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the San Antonio Spurs 117-109 away in San Antonio, TX at the AT&T Center during Thursday evening’s matchup. Everyone was active for the Cavaliers. Simultaneously, No players on the Spurs were inactive for the game. The win brings the Cavaliers to 1-0 in the series versus the Spurs and to 6-19 in the regular season.

For the Cavaliers, Kevin Love scored an impressive team-high 30 points, shooting 11/24 (45.8%) from the field and 4/9 (44.4%) from three in 38:33. In addition to his points, Love also got a majestic team-high 17 rebounds. Darius Garland recorded 8 points, albeit he had trouble scoring, scoring 3/8 (37.5%) from the field in 25:05. Garland also dished a team-high 5 assists. Other key performers included Cedi Osman (who recorded 15 points),Tristan Thompson (who managed to pull down 7 rebounds),Collin Sexton (who had 28 points), Matthew Dellavedova (who got 4 assists), Jordan Clarkson (who recorded 25 points), and Larry Nance Jr. (who added 11 rebounds).

On the Spurs, DeMar DeRozan gained a team-high 21 points in 39:08, shooting 8/17 (47.1%) from the field. DeRozan also made a team-high 4 assists. LaMarcus Aldridge scored 18 points, albeit he had trouble with his shot, scoring 6/16 (37.5%) from the field in 39:13. In addition to points, Aldridge also got an admirable team-high 10 rebounds. Dejounte Murray boasted 6 points, although he had trouble making shots, shooting 2/6 (33.3%) from the field in 16:58. In addition to points, Murray also got 6 rebounds, added a team-high 4 assists, and added 3 steals. One other notable performance was from Derrick White , who scored 17 points.

1st Quarter

The Cavaliers struggled at the beginning of the 1st Quarter, recording 5/12 from the field and 0/2 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 10 points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton was one player who had trouble contributing at the start of the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 0/0 from deep for 2 points. Small Forward Cedi Osman boasted 4 points and grabbed 1 rebound. Power Forward Kevin Love recorded 4 points and pulled down 5 rebounds. In like manner, the Spurs also struggled in the first half of the quarter, scoring 3/9 from the field and 1/2 from deep for a total of 7 points. Small Forward DeMar DeRozan was one of the players on the Spurs who struggled starting the quarter, shooting 0/1 from the field and 0/0 from the three point mark for no points. Point Guard Derrick White added 4 points, dished out 1 assist, and grabbed 1 rebound.

Despite the mediocre start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers shot much better to round off the quarter, gaining 18 points while going 6/9 from the field and 3/6 from deep. The Spurs, at the same time, had trouble finishing out the period, recording 12 points on 5/12 shooting (2/5 from deep). The 1st Quarter ended with the Cavaliers down by 9 points (28-19). Kevin Love was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 12 points. On the Spurs, DeMar DeRozan scored 4 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter opened with the Cavaliers struggling to get things going, scoring 3/9 from the field and 1/5 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 7 points. Point Guard Darius Garland was among those who floundered at the beginning of the quarter, shooting 0/3 from the field and 0/2 from deep for no points. Jordan Clarkson recorded 3 points and added 1 steal. Likewise, the Spurs also struggled at the start of the period, scoring 3/8 from the field and 0/1 from three for a total of 10 points. Power Forward LaMarcus Aldridge was among those on the Spurs who had a slow start to the quarter, shooting 0/1 from the field and 0/0 from deep for 2 points. Lonnie Walker IV scored 6 points and made 1 block.

Despite the poor start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers improved their shooting to close out the period, boasting 18 points while going 7/15 from the field and 3/7 from the three point mark. The Spurs also faced no issues while finishing out the period, gaining 14 points on 6/11 shooting (1/2 from deep). The 2nd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers trailing the Spurs by 10 points (53-43). Collin Sexton was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Spurs, Derrick White scored 7 points.

3rd Quarter

The 3rd Quarter was set off with the Cavaliers having trouble getting things going, scoring 3/11 from the field and 0/3 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 7 points. Small Forward Cedi Osman was one of the players who had trouble contributing at the start of the quarter, shooting 0/1 from the field and 0/1 from the three point mark for no points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton had 4 points and had 1 steal. On the other hand, the Spurs had no issues at the start of the period, making 4/8 from the field and 0/2 from the three point mark for a total of 13 points. Power Forward LaMarcus Aldridge was a key player in this principled start for the Spurs as he recorded 5 points on 1/2 shooting (0/1 from the three point mark). Additionally, Aldridge also added 1 block and added 1 rebound.

Despite the slow start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers bettered their shooting to round out the period, boasting 18 points while going 7/13 from the field and 4/8 from three. The Spurs also faced no issues while finishing out the period, recording 12 points on 5/9 shooting (0/1 from deep). The 3rd Quarter finished with the Cavaliers down by 10 points (78-68). Collin Sexton was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Spurs, LaMarcus Aldridge scored 7 points.

4th Quarter

The Cavaliers struggled at the start of the 4th Quarter, shooting 2/9 from the field and 1/8 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 5 points. Jordan Clarkson was included in those who had trouble contributing at the start of the quarter, shooting 2/5 from the field and 1/4 from three for 5 points. Jordan Clarkson recorded 5 points. At the same time, the Spurs performed well at the start of the period, scoring 7/9 from the field and 0/0 from the three point mark for a total of 16 points. Small Forward DeMar DeRozan was a crucial player in this great start for the Spurs as he scored 4 points on 2/3 shooting (0/0 from the three point mark). Point Guard Derrick White was also a vital player in the beginning of the quarter, added 4 points while shooting 1/1 (0/0 from deep).White also had 1 steal. Lonnie Walker IV was also a prime player in the beginning of the quarter, had 4 points while shooting 2/3 (0/0 from the three point mark).Walker IV also had 1 steal and managed to pull down 1 rebound.

Despite the substandard start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers polished up their shooting to finish the period, gaining 20 points while going 7/11 from the field and 1/3 from deep. The Spurs also faced no issues while finishing up the period, boasting 19 points on 6/10 shooting (1/1 from deep). The 4th Quarter finished with the Cavaliers and the Spurs tied up at 103-103. DeMar DeRozan was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 11 points. On the Cavaliers, Jordan Clarkson scored 10 points.

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Cleveland Cavaliers

December 11, 2019- Cleveland Cavaliers lose to Houston Rockets

During Wednesday evening’s event, the Cleveland Cavaliers came away with a loss against the Houston Rockets 110-116 at home in Cleveland, OH at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. Everyone was active for the Cavaliers. At the same time, Everyone was active for the Rockets. The loss brings the Cavaliers to 0-1 in the series versus the Rockets and to 5-19 in the regular season.

For the Cavaliers, Cedi Osman added 0 points, albeit he had trouble making shots, going 0/4 (0.0%) from the field in 19:03. In addition, Osman also dished out a team-high 7 assists. Kevin Love gained 17 points in 32:01, going 8/14 (57.1%) from the field. Love also managed to pull down an important team-high 11 rebounds. Kevin Porter Jr. recorded a team-high 24 points in 28:57, going 9/15 (60.0%) from the field and 6/9 (66.7%) from three. Additionally, Porter Jr. also had 3 steals. Additional important productions were achieved by Tristan Thompson (who added 7 rebounds),Collin Sexton (who got 18 points), Jordan Clarkson (who recorded 17 points and dished out 4 assists), and Larry Nance Jr. (who got 6 rebounds).

For the Rockets, Clint Capela added 10 points, going 5/6 (83.3%) from the field in 37:57. Additionally, Capela also added an important team-high 13 rebounds and got 3 blocks. James Harden had a breathtaking team-high 55 points, shooting 20/34 (58.8%) from the field and 10/18 (55.6%) from deep in 41:16. In addition to points, Harden also got a team-high 8 assists. Additional critical performers included P.J. Tucker (who grabbed 5 rebounds) and Russell Westbrook (who had a breathtaking 23 points, managed to grab 7 rebounds, had 6 assists, and added 4 steals).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter arrived as expected as the Cavaliers shot 8/12 from the field and 1/3 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 17 points. Power Forward Kevin Love was a vital contributor in this good start as he recorded 8 points on 4/5 shooting (0/0 from deep). Furthermore, Love also grabbed 1 steal. Point Guard Darius Garland boasted 5 points, made 1 assist, and managed to grab 1 rebound. Likewise, the Rockets also had little trouble in the beginning, shooting 6/12 from the field and 3/7 from the three point mark for a total of 17 points. Point Guard James Harden was a valuable contributor in this reasonable start for the Rockets as he added 8 points on 3/5 shooting (2/3 from three). Harden also had 1 assist and had 1 rebound in addition to his points.

Despite the good start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers faced difficulties shooting to finish the quarter, boasting 12 points while going 5/16 from the field and 0/4 from three. The Rockets, concurrently, had no trouble finishing out the period, recording 18 points on 7/11 shooting (2/4 from the three point mark). The 1st Quarter finished with the Cavaliers down by 6 points (29-35). James Harden was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 17 points. On the Cavaliers, Kevin Love scored 9 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter opened with no major issues as the Cavaliers shot 6/11 from the field and 2/5 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 14 points. Kevin Porter Jr. was a critical contributor in this principled start as he got 5 points on 2/4 shooting (1/1 from deep). Furthermore, Porter Jr. also dished 1 assist, grabbed 1 steal, and pulled down 1 rebound. Jordan Clarkson was also a valuable player in the beginning of the quarter, recorded 5 points while shooting 2/4 (1/3 from three).Clarkson also got 1 block and had 1 rebound in addition to his points. The Rockets had no issues as well in the beginning, shooting 3/6 from the field and 0/1 from deep for a total of 12 points. Shooting Guard Russell Westbrook was a valuable player in this decent start for the Rockets as he boasted 6 points on 2/3 shooting (0/0 from three). In addition, Westbrook also managed to grab 2 rebounds.

Following the dependable start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the effort to wrap up the period, recording 14 points while going 6/8 from the field and 1/3 from the three point mark. The Rockets, at the same time, had trouble closing out the period, scoring 17 points on 7/16 shooting (3/8 from the three point mark). The 2nd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers trailing the Rockets by 7 points (57-64). Russell Westbrook was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Cavaliers, Tristan Thompson scored 5 points.

3rd Quarter

The 3rd Quarter was set off with the Cavaliers having trouble getting things going, recording 4/11 from the field and 1/2 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 11 points. Small Forward Cedi Osman was included in those who had a slow start to the quarter, shooting 0/1 from the field and 0/0 from three for no points. Power Forward Kevin Love scored 4 points, made 1 assist, and grabbed 3 rebounds. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton added 4 points, made 1 assist, and had 1 rebound. Likewise, the Rockets also struggled in the beginning, making 5/12 from the field and 3/6 from three for a total of 13 points. Shooting Guard Russell Westbrook was included in those on the Rockets who had issues at the start of the quarter, shooting 2/5 from the field and 1/1 from three for 5 points. Point Guard James Harden had 6 points, made 2 assists, and added 1 steal.

Despite the bad start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers corrected their shooting to close out the period, recording 14 points while going 6/10 from the field and 2/4 from deep. The Rockets, at the same time, had issues finishing out the period, gaining 11 points on 5/12 shooting (0/5 from deep). The 3rd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers trailing the Rockets by 6 points (82-88). James Harden was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 11 points. On the Cavaliers, Jordan Clarkson scored 7 points.

4th Quarter

The 4th Quarter kicked off very rapidly as the Cavaliers went 8/10 from the field and 4/6 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 20 points. Kevin Porter Jr. was a critical contributor in this excellent start as he boasted 10 points on 4/5 shooting (2/3 from three). Additionally, Porter Jr. also dished out 1 assist and got 2 steals. In contrast, the Rockets had trouble at the start of the quarter, scoring 3/7 from the field and 2/5 from three for a total of 8 points. Point Guard James Harden was one player on the Rockets who had a slow start to the quarter, shooting 3/3 from the field and 2/2 from deep for 8 points. Point Guard James Harden scored 8 points.

Despite the sound start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers faced difficulties shooting to round out the period, adding 8 points while going 3/11 from the field and 2/5 from deep. The Rockets, simultaneously, faced no issues while closing up the period, recording 20 points on 7/11 shooting (4/6 from three). The Cavaliers lost to the Rockets 110-116. James Harden was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 20 points. On the Cavaliers, Kevin Porter Jr. scored 16 points.