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January 11, 2021- Cleveland Cavaliers overtopped by Memphis Grizzlies

Cleveland Cavaliers versus Memphis Grizzlies at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse on 01/11/2021 7:00 PM

Game Summary

The Cleveland Cavaliers were beat by the Memphis Grizzlies 91-101 at home at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, OH during Monday evening’s affair. The victory brings the Cavaliers to 1-1 in the series vs. the Grizzlies and to 5-6 in the regular season.

Cleveland Cavaliers Stats

For the Cavaliers, Andre Drummond had a team-high 19 points in 34:37, scoring 8/16 (50.0%) from the field. Drummond also grabbed an elegant team-high 14 rebounds. Damyean Dotson got 14 points, shooting 6/14 (42.9%) from the field in 37:01. Additionally, Dotson also got a team-high 6 assists. Additional key efforts were made by Cedi Osman (who got 4 assists),Larry Nance Jr. (who got 5 rebounds),Isaac Okoro (who got 3 steals), and JaVale McGee (who had 7 rebounds and added 3 blocks).

Memphis Grizzlies Stats

For the Grizzlies, Kyle Anderson gained 8 points in 30:46, going 2/5 (40.0%) from the field. In addition to his points, Anderson also dished out a team-high 9 assists and had 6 rebounds. Jonas Valanciunas had 12 points in 29:48, shooting 6/10 (60.0%) from the field. Additionally, Valanciunas also pulled down a team-high 7 rebounds. Dillon Brooks had a team-high 21 points, shooting 6/15 (40.0%) from the field in 33:21. In addition to points, Brooks also got a team-high 7 rebounds. Other notable performers were Brandon Clarke (who recorded 15 points) and Tyus Jones (who dished 7 assists, managed to pull down 5 rebounds, and swiped 3 steals).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter was set in motion with no major issues as the Cavaliers shot 7/11 from the field and 3/6 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 17 points. Power Forward Larry Nance Jr. was a vital contributor in this decent start as he boasted 8 points on 3/3 shooting (2/2 from three). In addition to his points, Nance Jr. also dished out 1 assist and got 1 rebound. On the other hand, the Grizzlies had issues in the first half of the quarter, making 3/8 from the field and 0/2 from deep for a total of 10 points. Power Forward Brandon Clarke was among those on the Grizzlies who had issues at the start of the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 0/1 from the three point mark for 3 points. Shooting Guard Dillon Brooks added 5 points, dished out 1 assist, and added 1 rebound.

After the convincing start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to shoot well to round off the period, scoring 10 points while going 5/10 from the field and 0/3 from three. The Grizzlies also had no trouble finishing up the period, scoring 14 points on 6/11 shooting (0/2 from three). The 1st Quarter closed with the Cavaliers leading by 3 points (27-24). Larry Nance Jr. was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 10 points. On the Grizzlies, Brandon Clarke scored 5 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter was set in motion with the Cavaliers struggling to get things going, going 3/8 from the field and 2/2 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 10 points. Shooting Guard Isaac Okoro was one of the players who struggled starting the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 1/1 from three for 3 points. Shooting Guard Isaac Okoro boasted 3 points. Point Guard Damyean Dotson gained 3 points, got 1 assist, and added 2 rebounds. The Grizzlies had trouble in similar fashion in the beginning, scoring 4/11 from the field and 1/5 from deep for a total of 9 points. Grayson Allen was one of the players on the Grizzlies who had trouble contributing at the start of the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 1/3 from deep for 3 points. Center Jonas Valanciunas boasted 6 points and added 1 rebound.

Following the poor start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to struggle to close out the period, boasting 9 points while going 4/10 from the field and 1/2 from three. The Grizzlies, concurrently, faced no issues while closing up the period, gaining 14 points on 6/10 shooting (0/0 from deep). The 2nd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers trailing the Grizzlies by 1 point (46-47). Andre Drummond was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 6 points. On the Grizzlies, Jonas Valanciunas scored 6 points.

3rd Quarter

The 3rd Quarter arrived with the Cavaliers struggling to get things going, going 3/11 from the field and 0/2 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 7 points. Center Andre Drummond was among those who had issues at the start of the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 0/0 from deep for 3 points. Center Andre Drummond got 3 points, made 1 assist, had 1 steal, and added 2 rebounds. In comparison, the Grizzlies performed well in the first half of the quarter, making 7/10 from the field and 2/5 from the three point mark for a total of 16 points. Shooting Guard Dillon Brooks was an important contributor in this exceptional start for the Grizzlies as he recorded 5 points on 2/2 shooting (1/1 from the three point mark). Brooks also added 1 block and added 2 rebounds in addition to points.

Despite the mediocre start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers polished up their shooting to round off the period, scoring 18 points while going 7/11 from the field and 3/4 from the three point mark. The Grizzlies also faced no issues while closing up the period, adding 14 points on 7/10 shooting (0/1 from deep). The 3rd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers down by 6 points (71-77). Brandon Clarke was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Cavaliers, Cedi Osman scored 6 points.

4th Quarter

The 4th Quarter arrived with no major issues as the Cavaliers shot 6/12 from the field and 2/4 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 15 points. Point Guard Damyean Dotson was a major player in this good start as he boasted 4 points on 2/2 shooting (0/0 from deep). Dotson also dished 2 assists, added 1 steal, and got 1 rebound. Conversely, the Grizzlies had issues at the start of the period, shooting 2/8 from the field and 0/3 from the three point mark for a total of 7 points. Shooting Guard Dillon Brooks was included in those on the Grizzlies who had issues at the start of the quarter, shooting 0/4 from the field and 0/3 from deep for no points. Small Forward Kyle Anderson added 2 points. Power Forward Brandon Clarke gained 2 points. Center Jonas Valanciunas had 2 points and added 1 rebound.

Despite the reasonable start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers struggled scoring to round out the quarter, boasting 5 points while going 2/9 from the field and 0/3 from deep. The Grizzlies, concurrently, had no trouble finishing up the period, boasting 17 points on 5/10 shooting (2/2 from the three point mark). The Cavaliers lost against the Grizzlies 91-101. Andre Drummond was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 6 points. On the Grizzlies, Dillon Brooks scored 5 points.

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January 11, 2021- Cleveland Cavaliers outshined by Memphis Grizzlies

During Monday evening’s contest, the Cleveland Cavaliers came away with a loss against the Memphis Grizzlies 91-101 at home at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, OH. Collin Sexton was out for the Cavaliers. Simultaneously, Inactive players for the Grizzlies included John Konchar. The win brings the Cavaliers to 1-1 in the series against the Grizzlies and to 5-6 in the regular season.

On the Cavaliers, Andre Drummond added a team-high 19 points in 34:37, going 8/16 (50.0%) from the field. In addition to points, Drummond also grabbed an elegant team-high 14 rebounds. Damyean Dotson added 14 points, scoring 6/14 (42.9%) from the field in 37:01. In addition to his points, Dotson also dished out a team-high 6 assists. Other major performers were Cedi Osman (who added 4 assists),Larry Nance Jr. (who pulled down 5 rebounds),Isaac Okoro (who swiped 3 steals), and JaVale McGee (who got 7 rebounds and pulled off 3 blocks).

For the Grizzlies, Kyle Anderson recorded 8 points in 30:46, shooting 2/5 (40.0%) from the field. In addition to his points, Anderson also made a team-high 9 assists and pulled down 6 rebounds. Jonas Valanciunas gained 12 points in 29:48, scoring 6/10 (60.0%) from the field. In addition to points, Valanciunas also added a team-high 7 rebounds. Dillon Brooks scored a team-high 21 points in 33:21, going 6/15 (40.0%) from the field. In addition to points, Brooks also had a team-high 7 rebounds. Other important efforts were achieved by Brandon Clarke (who scored 15 points) and Tyus Jones (who passed out 7 assists, grabbed 5 rebounds, and had 3 steals).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter was set in motion as expected as the Cavaliers went 7/11 from the field and 3/6 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 17 points. Power Forward Larry Nance Jr. was a vital contributor in this principled start as he got 8 points on 3/3 shooting (2/2 from three). Nance Jr. also had 1 assist and got 1 rebound in addition to his points. In comparison, the Grizzlies had trouble at the start of the quarter, making 3/8 from the field and 0/2 from the three point mark for a total of 10 points. Power Forward Brandon Clarke was one player on the Grizzlies who floundered at the beginning of the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 0/1 from three for 3 points. Shooting Guard Dillon Brooks recorded 5 points, dished 1 assist, and had 1 rebound.

Following the solid start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the performance to round off the quarter, recording 10 points while going 5/10 from the field and 0/3 from three. The Grizzlies also had no trouble closing out the period, recording 14 points on 6/11 shooting (0/2 from the three point mark). The 1st Quarter closed with the Cavaliers leading by 3 points (27-24). Larry Nance Jr. was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 10 points. On the Grizzlies, Brandon Clarke scored 5 points.

2nd Quarter

The Cavaliers had a rough go at the start of the 2nd Quarter, going 3/8 from the field and 2/2 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 10 points. Shooting Guard Isaac Okoro was one player who had issues at the start of the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 1/1 from deep for 3 points. Shooting Guard Isaac Okoro gained 3 points. Point Guard Damyean Dotson boasted 3 points, got 1 assist, and had 2 rebounds. In like manner, the Grizzlies also had issues at the start of the quarter, scoring 4/11 from the field and 1/5 from deep for a total of 9 points. Grayson Allen was one of the players on the Grizzlies who had trouble contributing at the start of the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 1/3 from three for 3 points. Center Jonas Valanciunas had 6 points and pulled down 1 rebound.

After the pitiful start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the poor shooting effort to close out the quarter, adding 9 points while going 4/10 from the field and 1/2 from three. The Grizzlies, at the same time, had no trouble finishing out the period, scoring 14 points on 6/10 shooting (0/0 from the three point mark). The 2nd Quarter finished with the Cavaliers trailing the Grizzlies by 1 point (46-47). Andre Drummond was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 6 points. On the Grizzlies, Jonas Valanciunas scored 6 points.

3rd Quarter

The 3rd Quarter opened with the Cavaliers struggling to get things going, scoring 3/11 from the field and 0/2 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 7 points. Center Andre Drummond was among those who had a slow start to the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 0/0 from the three point mark for 3 points. Center Andre Drummond scored 3 points, got 1 assist, swiped 1 steal, and got 2 rebounds. In contrast, the Grizzlies had little trouble in the first half of the quarter, scoring 7/10 from the field and 2/5 from deep for a total of 16 points. Shooting Guard Dillon Brooks was an important player in this excellent start for the Grizzlies as he scored 5 points on 2/2 shooting (1/1 from the three point mark). Additionally, Brooks also made 1 block and added 2 rebounds.

Despite the mediocre start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers improved their shooting to finish the quarter, gaining 18 points while going 7/11 from the field and 3/4 from three. The Grizzlies also faced no issues while closing out the period, scoring 14 points on 7/10 shooting (0/1 from the three point mark). The 3rd Quarter finished with the Cavaliers trailing the Grizzlies by 6 points (71-77). Brandon Clarke was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Cavaliers, Cedi Osman scored 6 points.

4th Quarter

The 4th Quarter launched unexceptionally as the Cavaliers went 6/12 from the field and 2/4 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 15 points. Point Guard Damyean Dotson was a major contributor in this reasonable start as he added 4 points on 2/2 shooting (0/0 from three). Dotson also dished out 2 assists, had 1 steal, and had 1 rebound. At the same time, the Grizzlies had trouble at the start of the quarter, shooting 2/8 from the field and 0/3 from deep for a total of 7 points. Shooting Guard Dillon Brooks was included in those on the Grizzlies who had a sluggish start to the quarter, shooting 0/4 from the field and 0/3 from the three point mark for no points. Small Forward Kyle Anderson recorded 2 points. Power Forward Brandon Clarke recorded 2 points. Center Jonas Valanciunas had 2 points and had 1 rebound.

Despite the good start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers struggled scoring to round out the quarter, scoring 5 points while going 2/9 from the field and 0/3 from three. The Grizzlies, simultaneously, had no trouble finishing out the period, adding 17 points on 5/10 shooting (2/2 from the three point mark). The Cavaliers lost against the Grizzlies 91-101. Andre Drummond was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 6 points. On the Grizzlies, Dillon Brooks scored 5 points.

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January 11, 2021- Cleveland Cavaliers defeated by Memphis Grizzlies

During Monday evening’s face-off, the Cleveland Cavaliers were bested by the Memphis Grizzlies 91-101 at home at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, OH. Collin Sexton was out for the Cavaliers. Simultaneously, Inactive players for the Grizzlies included John Konchar. The win brings the Cavaliers to 1-1 in the series vs. the Grizzlies and to 5-6 in the regular season.

On the Cavaliers, Andre Drummond recorded a team-high 19 points in 34:37, scoring 8/16 (50.0%) from the field. In addition, Drummond also got an important team-high 14 rebounds. Damyean Dotson recorded 14 points in 37:01, shooting 6/14 (42.9%) from the field. In addition to points, Dotson also had a team-high 6 assists. Additional pivotal productions included Cedi Osman (who got 4 assists),Larry Nance Jr. (who got 5 rebounds),Isaac Okoro (who swiped 3 steals), and JaVale McGee (who had 7 rebounds and made 3 blocks).

On the Grizzlies, Kyle Anderson scored 8 points in 30:46, scoring 2/5 (40.0%) from the field. In addition to his points, Anderson also dished a team-high 9 assists and added 6 rebounds. Jonas Valanciunas recorded 12 points, going 6/10 (60.0%) from the field in 29:48. In addition, Valanciunas also pulled down a team-high 7 rebounds. Dillon Brooks gained a team-high 21 points, going 6/15 (40.0%) from the field in 33:21. In addition, Brooks also managed to grab a team-high 7 rebounds. Additional major performers were Brandon Clarke (who had 15 points) and Tyus Jones (who had 7 assists, managed to pull down 5 rebounds, and got 3 steals).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter was set off unexceptionally as the Cavaliers went 7/11 from the field and 3/6 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 17 points. Power Forward Larry Nance Jr. was a crucial contributor in this good start as he boasted 8 points on 3/3 shooting (2/2 from three). In addition, Nance Jr. also made 1 assist and got 1 rebound. At the same time, the Grizzlies struggled in the beginning, shooting 3/8 from the field and 0/2 from three for a total of 10 points. Power Forward Brandon Clarke was included in those on the Grizzlies who had a sluggish start to the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 0/1 from deep for 3 points. Shooting Guard Dillon Brooks had 5 points, had 1 assist, and managed to pull down 1 rebound.

Following the reasonable start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to shoot well to round out the quarter, boasting 10 points while going 5/10 from the field and 0/3 from deep. The Grizzlies also had no trouble finishing up the period, recording 14 points on 6/11 shooting (0/2 from deep). The 1st Quarter ended with the Cavaliers up by 3 points (27-24). Larry Nance Jr. was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 10 points. On the Grizzlies, Brandon Clarke scored 5 points.

2nd Quarter

The Cavaliers had trouble getting things going at the beginning of the 2nd Quarter, going 3/8 from the field and 2/2 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 10 points. Shooting Guard Isaac Okoro was among those who floundered at the beginning of the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 1/1 from deep for 3 points. Shooting Guard Isaac Okoro had 3 points. Point Guard Damyean Dotson recorded 3 points, added 1 assist, and pulled down 2 rebounds. In like manner, the Grizzlies also had trouble in the beginning, making 4/11 from the field and 1/5 from three for a total of 9 points. Grayson Allen was among those on the Grizzlies who had a sluggish start to the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 1/3 from the three point mark for 3 points. Center Jonas Valanciunas got 6 points and grabbed 1 rebound.

Following the poor start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the effort to close out the period, adding 9 points while going 4/10 from the field and 1/2 from deep. The Grizzlies, concurrently, had no trouble closing up the period, recording 14 points on 6/10 shooting (0/0 from three). The 2nd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers trailing the Grizzlies by 1 point (46-47). Andre Drummond was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 6 points. On the Grizzlies, Jonas Valanciunas scored 6 points.

3rd Quarter

The Cavaliers had trouble getting things going at the beginning of the 3rd Quarter, scoring 3/11 from the field and 0/2 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 7 points. Center Andre Drummond was included in those who had trouble contributing at the start of the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 0/0 from deep for 3 points. Center Andre Drummond got 3 points, had 1 assist, grabbed 1 steal, and got 2 rebounds. At the same time, the Grizzlies had little trouble at the start of the quarter, shooting 7/10 from the field and 2/5 from deep for a total of 16 points. Shooting Guard Dillon Brooks was a vital player in this hot start for the Grizzlies as he scored 5 points on 2/2 shooting (1/1 from deep). Brooks also made 1 block and pulled down 2 rebounds.

Despite the dismal start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers improved their shooting to round off the quarter, recording 18 points while going 7/11 from the field and 3/4 from three. The Grizzlies also faced no issues while closing up the period, boasting 14 points on 7/10 shooting (0/1 from deep). The 3rd Quarter closed with the Cavaliers trailing the Grizzlies by 6 points (71-77). Brandon Clarke was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Cavaliers, Cedi Osman scored 6 points.

4th Quarter

The 4th Quarter started as expected as the Cavaliers went 6/12 from the field and 2/4 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 15 points. Point Guard Damyean Dotson was a major player in this principled start as he had 4 points on 2/2 shooting (0/0 from the three point mark). Dotson also added 2 assists, had 1 steal, and had 1 rebound in addition to points. In contrast, the Grizzlies struggled at the start of the quarter, making 2/8 from the field and 0/3 from deep for a total of 7 points. Shooting Guard Dillon Brooks was included in those on the Grizzlies who had a sluggish start to the quarter, shooting 0/4 from the field and 0/3 from deep for no points. Small Forward Kyle Anderson gained 2 points. Power Forward Brandon Clarke boasted 2 points. Center Jonas Valanciunas got 2 points and pulled down 1 rebound.

Despite the decent start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers faced difficulties shooting to round off the quarter, boasting 5 points while going 2/9 from the field and 0/3 from three. The Grizzlies, at the same time, had no trouble closing out the period, recording 17 points on 5/10 shooting (2/2 from deep). The Cavaliers lost to the Grizzlies 91-101. Andre Drummond was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 6 points. On the Grizzlies, Dillon Brooks scored 5 points.

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January 09, 2021- Cleveland Cavaliers go under against Milwaukee Bucks

During Saturday evening’s matchup, the Cleveland Cavaliers lost against the Milwaukee Bucks 90-100 away in Milwaukee, WI at the Fiserv Forum. Darius Garland and Collin Sexton were out for the Cavaliers. At the same time, Everyone was active for the Bucks. With the victory, the Cavaliers rise to 5-5 in the regular season and to 0-1 vs. the Bucks in the series.

For the Cavaliers, Andre Drummond scored a team-high 26 points, shooting 11/23 (47.8%) from the field in 41:17. In addition, Drummond also pulled down a breathtaking team-high 24 rebounds. Damyean Dotson boasted 21 points in 41:03, going 8/17 (47.1%) from the field. In addition to his points, Dotson also dished out a team-high 8 assists. Other critical efforts included Cedi Osman (who grabbed 5 rebounds),Larry Nance Jr. (who gained 17 points and swiped 4 steals), and JaVale McGee (who added 5 rebounds).

For the Bucks, Khris Middleton added a team-high 27 points in 35:28, shooting 10/16 (62.5%) from the field and 3/6 (50.0%) from the three point mark. Middleton also added a team-high 6 assists and got 5 rebounds. Bobby Portis boasted 17 points, shooting 7/11 (63.6%) from the field in 33:27. Additionally, Portis also got an important team-high 11 rebounds and swiped a solid 4 steals. Other important contributions were achieved by Brook Lopez (who grabbed an important 8 rebounds),Donte DiVincenzo (who had 4 assists),Jrue Holiday (who got 15 points, managed to grab an important 6 rebounds, added a solid 4 steals, and dished 4 assists), and D.J. Augustin (who added 5 assists).

1st Quarter

The Cavaliers had trouble getting things going at the start of the 1st Quarter, recording 2/6 from the field and 0/2 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 5 points. Small Forward Cedi Osman was included in those who had a slow start to the quarter, shooting 0/1 from the field and 0/1 from the three point mark for no points. Power Forward Larry Nance Jr. recorded 2 points. Point Guard Damyean Dotson got 2 points and had 1 rebound. The Bucks had issues in similar fashion in the beginning, scoring 5/14 from the field and 0/6 from three for a total of 12 points. Point Guard Jrue Holiday was included in those on the Bucks who had trouble contributing at the start of the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 0/1 from the three point mark for 2 points. Power Forward Bobby Portis got 10 points, dished 1 assist, and pulled down 3 rebounds.

After the dismal start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to struggle to close out the period, gaining 9 points while going 4/12 from the field and 1/5 from the three point mark. The Bucks, concurrently, had no trouble closing out the period, adding 15 points on 5/9 shooting (2/2 from three). The 1st Quarter finished with the Cavaliers trailing the Bucks by 13 points (14-27). Bobby Portis was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 12 points. On the Cavaliers, Damyean Dotson scored 7 points.

2nd Quarter

Trailing the Bucks, the Cavaliers were persistent as they shot 6/10 from the field and 0/0 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 13 points. Center Andre Drummond was a crucial player in this good start as he recorded 9 points on 4/5 shooting (0/0 from the three point mark). Drummond also got 1 assist and pulled down 3 rebounds in addition to his points. In comparison, the Bucks struggled at the start of the quarter, making 3/11 from the field and 2/6 from three for a total of 8 points. D.J. Wilson was one of the players on the Bucks who struggled starting the quarter, shooting 2/4 from the field and 1/1 from the three point mark for 5 points. D.J. Wilson gained 5 points, dished 1 assist, and managed to grab 1 rebound.

Despite the decent start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers faced difficulties shooting to wrap up the quarter, adding 10 points while going 4/11 from the field and 1/3 from three. The Bucks, meanwhile, faced no issues while finishing up the period, scoring 12 points on 6/12 shooting (0/3 from three). The 2nd Quarter finished with the Cavaliers down by 10 points (37-47). Andre Drummond was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 13 points. On the Bucks, Khris Middleton scored 8 points.

3rd Quarter

The 3rd Quarter kicked off with the Cavaliers struggling to get things going, scoring 5/12 from the field and 1/4 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 11 points. Small Forward Cedi Osman was one of the players who had issues at the start of the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 0/1 from deep for 2 points. Power Forward Larry Nance Jr. scored 3 points, added 1 steal, and managed to grab 1 rebound. Likewise, the Bucks also had trouble in the first half of the quarter, shooting 4/10 from the field and 1/4 from the three point mark for a total of 11 points. Center Brook Lopez was included in those on the Bucks who had trouble contributing at the start of the quarter, shooting 1/4 from the field and 0/2 from the three point mark for 2 points. Power Forward Bobby Portis recorded 5 points and had 1 rebound.

Despite the substandard start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers shot much better to finish the period, boasting 15 points while going 5/10 from the field and 1/2 from three. The Bucks also faced no issues while closing up the period, boasting 20 points on 8/14 shooting (3/6 from the three point mark). The 3rd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers trailing the Bucks by 15 points (63-78). Khris Middleton was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 10 points. On the Cavaliers, Damyean Dotson scored 9 points.

4th Quarter

The Cavaliers had a rough go at the beginning of the 4th Quarter, going 5/14 from the field and 2/4 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 12 points. Center Andre Drummond was among those who had trouble contributing 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. had 6 points, dished out 1 assist, added 1 block, and added 1 steal. Comparingly, the Bucks also had issues at the start of the quarter, making 2/7 from the field and 1/5 from deep for a total of 6 points. Pat Connaughton was one player on the Bucks who had issues at the start of the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 1/2 from three for 3 points. Pat Connaughton had 3 points.

Following the substandard start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the effort to finish the quarter, adding 15 points while going 5/12 from the field and 1/6 from deep. The Bucks, concurrently, had no trouble finishing up the period, recording 16 points on 4/7 shooting (3/4 from deep). The Cavaliers lost to the Bucks 90-100. Larry Nance Jr. was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Bucks, Donte DiVincenzo scored 8 points.

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January 07, 2021- Cleveland Cavaliers exceed Memphis Grizzlies

During Thursday evening’s game, the Cleveland Cavaliers came away with a victory against the Memphis Grizzlies 94-90 away in Memphis, TN at the FedExForum. Inactive players for the Cavaliers included Darius Garland and Collin Sexton. Simultaneously, Inactive players for the Grizzlies included John Konchar. The victory brings the Cavaliers to 1-0 in the series vs. the Grizzlies and to 5-4 in the regular season.

For the Cavaliers, Cedi Osman boasted 16 points in 38:09, although he had trouble making his shot fall, scoring 6/19 (31.6%) from the field. In addition, Osman also added a team-high 7 assists and grabbed 5 rebounds. Andre Drummond recorded a team-high 22 points, scoring 9/20 (45.0%) from the field in 37:21. In addition to his points, Drummond also added a solid team-high 15 rebounds. Additional major performers were Larry Nance Jr. (who boasted 18 points, had 4 assists, and had 3 steals),Damyean Dotson (who had 6 assists and had 3 steals), and JaVale McGee (who managed to pull down a solid 6 rebounds).

On the Grizzlies, Jonas Valanciunas recorded a team-high 17 points in 27:32, going 6/11 (54.5%) from the field. In addition to his points, Valanciunas also added a decent team-high 10 rebounds. Tyus Jones gained 9 points, scoring 4/9 (44.4%) from the field in 26:47. Jones also dished a team-high 6 assists. Additional notable performances included Kyle Anderson (who managed to grab 8 rebounds),Brandon Clarke (who had 8 rebounds),Dillon Brooks (who passed out 4 assists), Desmond Bane (who got 6 rebounds), De’Anthony Melton (who swiped 3 steals), and Grayson Allen (who grabbed 3 steals).

1st Quarter

The Cavaliers struggled at the beginning of the 1st Quarter, recording 4/13 from the field and 3/7 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 11 points. Center Andre Drummond was among those who struggled starting the quarter, shooting 0/4 from the field and 0/0 from three for no points. Small Forward Cedi Osman gained 8 points and pulled down 1 rebound. The Grizzlies had trouble as well at the start of the quarter, scoring 3/8 from the field and 0/2 from three for a total of 7 points. Power Forward Brandon Clarke was among those on the Grizzlies who had trouble contributing at the start of the quarter, shooting 2/3 from the field and 0/0 from the three point mark for 4 points. Power Forward Brandon Clarke got 4 points and managed to pull down 4 rebounds.

After the sluggish start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the poor shooting effort to close out the quarter, scoring 8 points while going 4/10 from the field and 0/2 from deep. The Grizzlies, meanwhile, had no trouble closing out the period, recording 17 points on 7/15 shooting (3/8 from deep). The 1st Quarter closed with the Cavaliers trailing the Grizzlies by 5 points (19-24). Cedi Osman was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Grizzlies, Grayson Allen scored 6 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter started off with a remarkable scoring effort as the Cavaliers shot 6/8 from the field and 4/4 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 16 points. Power Forward Larry Nance Jr. was a major player in this hot start as he scored 5 points on 2/2 shooting (1/1 from three). Nance Jr. also got 1 assist in addition to his points. Likewise, the Grizzlies also had no issues in the beginning, making 4/8 from the field and 1/2 from three for a total of 9 points. Power Forward Brandon Clarke was a key contributor in this decent start for the Grizzlies as he boasted 4 points on 2/3 shooting (0/0 from deep).

Despite the sound start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers struggled shooting to close out the quarter, scoring 11 points while going 4/12 from the field and 2/6 from three. The Grizzlies, meanwhile, had no trouble finishing up the period, recording 12 points on 6/11 shooting (0/4 from the three point mark). The 2nd Quarter closed with the Cavaliers up by 1 point (46-45). Brandon Clarke was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Cavaliers, Isaac Okoro scored 6 points.

3rd Quarter

The 3rd Quarter was set off with no major issues as the Cavaliers went 5/11 from the field and 1/4 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 12 points. Center Andre Drummond was an important contributor in this good start as he recorded 9 points on 4/6 shooting (0/0 from deep). In addition, Drummond also pulled down 1 rebound. In like manner, the Grizzlies also had little trouble at the start of the quarter, making 7/12 from the field and 3/5 from three for a total of 17 points. Shooting Guard Dillon Brooks was a major player in this decent start for the Grizzlies as he scored 7 points on 3/3 shooting (1/1 from deep). Brooks also made 1 assist, added 1 block, had 1 steal, and got 1 rebound in addition to points. Center Jonas Valanciunas added 5 points and managed to pull down 1 rebound.

After the reasonable start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to show more of the same to finish the period, scoring 9 points while going 3/6 from the field and 1/2 from deep. The Grizzlies, concurrently, had issues closing out the period, recording 7 points on 2/12 shooting (1/3 from the three point mark). The 3rd Quarter finished with the Cavaliers trailing the Grizzlies by 2 points (67-69). Andre Drummond was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 9 points. On the Grizzlies, Dillon Brooks scored 7 points.

4th Quarter

The 4th Quarter was set off with no major issues as the Cavaliers went 4/7 from the field and 0/1 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 11 points. Center Andre Drummond was an important contributor in this good start as he gained 7 points on 2/3 shooting (0/0 from deep). In addition to points, Drummond also dished 1 assist and had 3 rebounds. The Grizzlies had no issues in similar fashion in the first half of the quarter, making 5/9 from the field and 2/3 from three for a total of 14 points. Small Forward Kyle Anderson was a major player in this reasonable start for the Grizzlies as he had 8 points on 3/4 shooting (2/3 from three). In addition to his points, Anderson also made 1 block.

Following the sound start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the performance to wrap up the quarter, gaining 16 points while going 6/12 from the field and 2/4 from deep. The Grizzlies, concurrently, had problems closing up the period, scoring 7 points on 2/8 shooting (1/4 from deep). The Cavaliers won against the Grizzlies 94-90. Andre Drummond was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 9 points. On the Grizzlies, Kyle Anderson scored 8 points.

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January 06, 2021- Cleveland Cavaliers overtopped by Orlando Magic

The Cleveland Cavaliers lost against the Orlando Magic 94-105 away at the Amway Center in Orlando, FL during Wednesday evening’s match. Darius Garland was out for the Cavaliers. Simultaneously, Inactive players for the Magic included Evan Fournier. With the win, the Cavaliers improve to 4-4 in the regular season and to 0-2 versus the Magic in the series.

On the Cavaliers, Cedi Osman got 4 points, albeit he had trouble making shots, going 1/12 (8.3%) from the field in 32:53. Osman also dished a team-high 7 assists, added 5 rebounds, and had 3 steals. Andre Drummond recorded 19 points in 26:18, shooting 9/16 (56.2%) from the field. Additionally, Drummond also had an elegant team-high 15 rebounds. Collin Sexton boasted a team-high 21 points, scoring 8/20 (40.0%) from the field and 3/7 (42.9%) from deep in 35:00. Additionally, Sexton also dished 4 assists. Additional vital efforts were achieved by JaVale McGee (who pulled down 5 rebounds), Lamar Stevens (who added 6 rebounds), and Thon Maker (who grabbed 6 rebounds).

For the Magic, Nikola Vucevic had 16 points, although he struggled scoring, going 7/18 (38.9%) from the field in 34:08. In addition to his points, Vucevic also grabbed 7 rebounds and dished a team-high 6 assists. Khem Birch added 6 points in 24:55, scoring 3/4 (75.0%) from the field. Additionally, Birch also pulled down a valuable team-high 10 rebounds. Terrence Ross got a team-high 20 points, shooting 6/9 (66.7%) from the field and 5/6 (83.3%) from three in 21:44. Additional key contributors were Aaron Gordon (who boasted 15 points and pulled down 8 rebounds) and Dwayne Bacon (who got 19 points).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter launched unexceptionally as the Cavaliers shot 5/11 from the field and 0/1 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 13 points. Center Andre Drummond was a valuable contributor in this principled start as he had 6 points on 3/6 shooting (0/0 from the three point mark). Furthermore, Drummond also had 5 rebounds. Point Guard Collin Sexton was also a valuable player in the beginning of the quarter, had 6 points while shooting 2/4 (0/0 from three).On the other hand, the Magic had trouble at the start of the period, making 2/10 from the field and 0/2 from the three point mark for a total of 7 points. Power Forward Aaron Gordon was one player on the Magic who struggled starting the quarter, shooting 0/1 from the field and 0/0 from three for 1 points. Shooting Guard Dwayne Bacon gained 3 points. Point Guard Markelle Fultz had 3 points and got 1 steal.

Despite the sound start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers had trouble scoring to round off the period, scoring 10 points while going 3/10 from the field and 0/5 from three. The Magic also struggled while closing out the period, recording 8 points on 4/9 shooting (0/3 from deep). The 1st Quarter closed with the Cavaliers leading by 8 points (23-15). Andre Drummond was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Magic, Cole Anthony scored 4 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter was set off with the Cavaliers struggling to get things going, going 3/10 from the field and 1/4 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 9 points. Point Guard Collin Sexton was among those who had trouble contributing at the start of the quarter, shooting 1/4 from the field and 1/2 from the three point mark for 3 points. Shooting Guard Isaac Okoro had 4 points. In comparison, the Magic had little trouble at the start of the quarter, shooting 8/10 from the field and 3/4 from deep for a total of 21 points. Terrence Ross was a vital contributor in this exceptional start for the Magic as he scored 11 points on 3/3 shooting (3/3 from the three point mark). Ross also got 1 rebound in addition to his points.

Despite the sluggish start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers polished up their shooting to round off the quarter, gaining 13 points while going 6/12 from the field and 1/3 from the three point mark. The Magic also faced no issues while closing up the period, recording 15 points on 7/11 shooting (0/0 from the three point mark). The 2nd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers down by 6 points (45-51). Nikola Vucevic was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 11 points. On the Cavaliers, Isaac Okoro scored 6 points.

3rd Quarter

The Cavaliers had trouble getting things going at the beginning of the 3rd Quarter, shooting 4/9 from the field and 1/4 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 9 points. Point Guard Collin Sexton was among those who had issues at the start of the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 1/2 from the three point mark for 3 points. Center Andre Drummond had 4 points and got 3 rebounds. On the other hand, the Magic had no issues at the start of the period, scoring 6/11 from the field and 4/7 from deep for a total of 18 points. Shooting Guard Dwayne Bacon was a prime contributor in this principled start for the Magic as he recorded 8 points on 3/4 shooting (2/2 from deep). Power Forward Aaron Gordon scored 7 points, added 1 assist, added 1 steal, and managed to grab 2 rebounds.

Following the substandard start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the poor shooting effort to wrap up the period, recording 10 points while going 5/12 from the field and 0/5 from the three point mark. The Magic also had problems finishing up the period, recording 14 points on 5/12 shooting (3/6 from three). The 3rd Quarter finished with the Cavaliers down by 19 points (64-83). Dwayne Bacon was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Cavaliers, Collin Sexton scored 5 points.

4th Quarter

The Cavaliers struggled at the start of the 4th Quarter, recording 4/11 from the field and 1/4 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 12 points. Center Andre Drummond was one of the players who had a slow start to the quarter, shooting 2/5 from the field and 0/0 from three for 5 points. Center Andre Drummond got 5 points, got 1 steal, and had 4 rebounds. Likewise, the Magic also struggled at the start of the quarter, shooting 4/9 from the field and 1/4 from three for a total of 11 points. Small Forward Gary Clark was one of the players on the Magic who struggled starting the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 1/2 from the three point mark for 3 points. Small Forward Gary Clark got 3 points and grabbed 1 rebound.

Despite the dismal start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers shot much better to round off the period, recording 18 points while going 6/10 from the field and 0/0 from three. The Magic, simultaneously, struggled while finishing up the period, recording 11 points on 4/9 shooting (1/3 from three). The Cavaliers were defeated by the Magic 94-105. Lamar Stevens was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 6 points. On the Magic, Cole Anthony scored 4 points.

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January 04, 2021- Cleveland Cavaliers vanquished by Orlando Magic

During Monday evening’s game, the Cleveland Cavaliers were overwhelmed by the Orlando Magic 83-103 away at the Amway Center in Orlando, FL. Darius Garland was out for the Cavaliers. Simultaneously, No players on the Magic were inactive for the game. The victory brings the Cavaliers to 0-1 in the series versus the Magic and to 4-3 in the regular season.

For the Cavaliers, Andre Drummond added 10 points, although he had trouble making baskets, shooting 5/14 (35.7%) from the field in 32:13. In addition to his points, Drummond also got an impressive team-high 13 rebounds and had 4 assists. Collin Sexton boasted a team-high 24 points in 38:51, scoring 10/19 (52.6%) from the field. Cedi Osman boasted 18 points in 38:27, shooting 6/14 (42.9%) from the field and 4/8 (50.0%) from three. Additionally, Osman also pulled down 7 rebounds and had a team-high 7 assists. Other major contributors were Damyean Dotson (who got 16 points), Thon Maker (who managed to grab 5 rebounds), and Lamar Stevens (who swiped 3 steals).

On the Magic, Aaron Gordon got a team-high 24 points, scoring 9/17 (52.9%) from the field and 6/9 (66.7%) from three in 27:55. Gordon also managed to pull down an admirable 11 rebounds. Markelle Fultz had 6 points, although he had trouble shooting, going 3/9 (33.3%) from the field in 31:00. Fultz also got a team-high 8 assists and managed to grab 5 rebounds. Khem Birch got 12 points in 22:53, shooting 5/7 (71.4%) from the field. In addition to points, Birch also got an admirable team-high 12 rebounds. Additional significant contributions were made by Nikola Vucevic (who boasted 23 points, managed to pull down an admirable 8 rebounds, and added 3 blocks), Gary Clark (who managed to pull down an admirable 5 rebounds), Terrence Ross (who scored 15 points and added 4 steals), and Cole Anthony (who got an admirable 5 rebounds and had 4 assists).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter started off with the Cavaliers struggling to get things going, scoring 2/7 from the field and 1/3 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 5 points. Small Forward Damyean Dotson was included in those who struggled starting the quarter, shooting 0/1 from the field and 0/1 from deep for no points. Cedi Osman scored 3 points and had 1 steal. At the same time, the Magic had little trouble at the start of the quarter, scoring 6/13 from the field and 3/5 from the three point mark for a total of 15 points. Power Forward Aaron Gordon was a valuable player in this reasonable start for the Magic as he recorded 8 points on 3/6 shooting (2/3 from deep). Furthermore, Gordon also had 1 steal and managed to grab 6 rebounds. Small Forward Dwayne Bacon recorded 5 points, dished out 1 assist, got 1 steal, and managed to grab 1 rebound.

Despite the poor start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers polished up their shooting to round out the quarter, recording 14 points while going 6/11 from the field and 0/1 from the three point mark. The Magic, at the same time, struggled while closing up the period, scoring 11 points on 4/13 shooting (1/5 from the three point mark). The 1st Quarter closed with the Cavaliers down by 7 points (19-26). Collin Sexton was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Magic, Aaron Gordon scored 8 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter opened unexceptionally as the Cavaliers shot 6/10 from the field and 3/5 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 15 points. Small Forward Damyean Dotson was an important player in this good start as he gained 8 points on 3/3 shooting (2/2 from three). The Magic performed well as well in the beginning, scoring 6/12 from the field and 3/4 from deep for a total of 15 points. Center Nikola Vucevic was a critical contributor in this decent start for the Magic as he got 5 points on 2/3 shooting (1/1 from three). Vucevic also passed out 1 assist in addition to his points. Terrence Ross was also a crucial player in the beginning of the quarter, recorded 5 points while shooting 2/4 (1/2 from deep).Additionally, Ross also added 1 steal.

Following the dependable start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to show more of the same to round off the period, adding 15 points while going 7/11 from the field and 1/4 from the three point mark. The Magic, at the same time, had issues closing out the period, scoring 10 points on 4/10 shooting (0/2 from three). The 2nd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers down by 2 points (49-51). Nikola Vucevic was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 11 points. On the Cavaliers, Damyean Dotson scored 8 points.

3rd Quarter

The 3rd Quarter initiated with the Cavaliers having trouble getting things going, recording 3/11 from the field and 2/5 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 10 points. Center Andre Drummond was included in those who had a sluggish start to the quarter, shooting 1/5 from the field and 0/0 from deep for 2 points. Point Guard Collin Sexton recorded 5 points and managed to grab 2 rebounds. In comparison, the Magic had little trouble at the start of the period, scoring 6/10 from the field and 3/5 from deep for a total of 16 points. Power Forward Aaron Gordon was a key contributor in this decent start for the Magic as he scored 13 points on 5/5 shooting (3/3 from the three point mark).

After the bad start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the effort to close out the period, adding 8 points while going 3/11 from the field and 1/3 from the three point mark. The Magic, meanwhile, faced no issues while closing up the period, boasting 22 points on 8/12 shooting (3/5 from three). The 3rd Quarter finished with the Cavaliers down by 22 points (67-89). Aaron Gordon was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 13 points. On the Cavaliers, Collin Sexton scored 7 points.

4th Quarter

The Cavaliers had a rough go at the start of the 4th Quarter, recording 4/13 from the field and 1/3 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 9 points. Lamar Stevens was one of the players who had a sluggish start to the quarter, shooting 1/4 from the field and 0/0 from the three point mark for 2 points. Point Guard Collin Sexton got 3 points. The Magic had trouble in similar fashion in the first half of the quarter, making 3/9 from the field and 1/4 from three for a total of 9 points. Cole Anthony was one player on the Magic who had a sluggish start to the quarter, shooting 0/4 from the field and 0/1 from deep for 2 points. Center Nikola Vucevic recorded 4 points.

After the mediocre start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the effort to round out the period, gaining 7 points while going 2/11 from the field and 1/4 from three. The Magic also had trouble closing up the period, recording 5 points on 1/9 shooting (1/4 from deep). The Cavaliers lost to the Magic 83-103. Lamar Stevens was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 6 points. On the Magic, Nikola Vucevic scored 4 points.

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January 02, 2021- Cleveland Cavaliers vanquish Atlanta Hawks

The Cleveland Cavaliers bested the Atlanta Hawks 96-91 away at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta, GA during Saturday evening’s matchup. Everyone was active for the Cavaliers. At the same time, Everyone was active for the Hawks. The victory brings the Cavaliers to 1-0 in the series vs. the Hawks and to 4-2 in the regular season.

For the Cavaliers, Larry Nance Jr. boasted 9 points in 36:37, albeit he struggled making shots, going 3/10 (30.0%) from the field. Additionally, Nance Jr. also had a solid team-high 11 rebounds, had a team-high 6 assists, and got 3 steals. Andre Drummond got 12 points in 20:20, going 6/10 (60.0%) from the field. In addition to his points, Drummond also got an elegant team-high 11 rebounds. Collin Sexton boasted a team-high 27 points in 35:54, going 10/18 (55.6%) from the field. Additionally, Sexton also added 3 steals. Other vital efforts included Dante Exum (who pulled down 5 rebounds) and JaVale McGee (who pulled down 9 rebounds and got 4 assists).

On the Hawks, De’Andre Hunter had a team-high 17 points in 30:55, scoring 5/11 (45.5%) from the field. In addition to his points, Hunter also managed to pull down 5 rebounds. Clint Capela scored 16 points, shooting 8/12 (66.7%) from the field in 30:54. Additionally, Capela also managed to pull down a solid team-high 16 rebounds and swiped 3 steals. Trae Young added 16 points, although he struggled with his shot, going 6/16 (37.5%) from the field in 34:06. Additionally, Young also made a notable team-high 10 assists. Additional notable efforts included John Collins (who dished a notable 5 assists) and Kevin Huerter (who got 10 rebounds).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter started off unexceptionally as the Cavaliers went 7/12 from the field and 1/2 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 15 points. Point Guard Collin Sexton was a valuable player in this decent start as he scored 7 points on 3/5 shooting (1/2 from three). Center Andre Drummond gained 6 points and had 3 rebounds. The Hawks had little trouble as well at the start of the quarter, scoring 7/15 from the field and 3/4 from three for a total of 19 points. Center Clint Capela was a major contributor in this reasonable start for the Hawks as he boasted 6 points on 3/7 shooting (0/0 from the three point mark). Capela also swiped 1 steal and got 5 rebounds in addition to his points. Small Forward De’Andre Hunter got 5 points and passed out 1 assist. Power Forward John Collins scored 5 points.

Despite the convincing start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers struggled shooting to round off the quarter, recording 10 points while going 5/13 from the field and 0/2 from deep. The Hawks also had problems closing out the period, boasting 16 points on 4/13 shooting (2/9 from the three point mark). The 1st Quarter closed with the Cavaliers down by 10 points (25-35). De’Andre Hunter was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 12 points. On the Cavaliers, Collin Sexton scored 7 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter was set off with the Cavaliers having trouble getting things going, scoring 3/11 from the field and 0/3 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 8 points. Damyean Dotson was one player who floundered at the beginning of the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 0/1 from three for 2 points. Small Forward Dante Exum recorded 2 points and pulled down 1 rebound. Power Forward Larry Nance Jr. scored 2 points, had 1 assist, swiped 1 steal, and added 2 rebounds. Shooting Guard Darius Garland had 2 points. Damyean Dotson got 2 points. Likewise, the Hawks also struggled at the start of the quarter, scoring 3/10 from the field and 0/3 from three for a total of 8 points. Small Forward De’Andre Hunter was among those on the Hawks who floundered at the beginning of the quarter, shooting 0/1 from the field and 0/0 from the three point mark for 1 points. Brandon Goodwin had 4 points.

Following the slow start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to struggle to wrap up the period, gaining 11 points while going 4/10 from the field and 1/4 from deep. The Hawks, simultaneously, had no trouble closing out the period, boasting 13 points on 6/9 shooting (1/1 from three). The 2nd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers trailing the Hawks by 12 points (44-56). Clint Capela was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 6 points. On the Cavaliers, Darius Garland scored 4 points.

3rd Quarter

The 3rd Quarter opened with the Cavaliers struggling to get things going, shooting 4/14 from the field and 1/5 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 10 points. Small Forward Dante Exum was included in those who floundered at the beginning of the quarter, shooting 0/1 from the field and 0/1 from deep for no points. Power Forward Larry Nance Jr. got 5 points and managed to grab 1 rebound. On the other hand, the Hawks had no issues in the first half of the quarter, shooting 5/9 from the field and 1/3 from the three point mark for a total of 11 points. Center Clint Capela was a crucial contributor in this decent start for the Hawks as he boasted 4 points on 2/2 shooting (0/0 from three). Capela also had 2 blocks and had 5 rebounds in addition to points.

Despite the bad start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers bettered their shooting to finish the quarter, recording 16 points while going 6/12 from the field and 2/7 from deep. The Hawks, simultaneously, had trouble finishing out the period, recording 7 points on 3/10 shooting (1/4 from the three point mark). The 3rd Quarter finished with the Cavaliers trailing the Hawks by 4 points (70-74). Larry Nance Jr. was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 5 points. On the Hawks, Clint Capela scored 4 points.

4th Quarter

The Cavaliers struggled at the start of the 4th Quarter, shooting 5/12 from the field and 1/4 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 12 points. JaVale McGee was included in those who struggled starting the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 0/0 from three for 3 points. Point Guard Collin Sexton had 4 points and added 2 assists. At the same time, the Hawks performed well at the start of the period, scoring 4/8 from the field and 1/3 from three for a total of 9 points. Kevin Huerter was a key player in this good start for the Hawks as he scored 5 points on 2/2 shooting (1/1 from deep). Huerter also dished out 1 assist and had 2 rebounds in addition to points.

Despite the sluggish start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers revitalized their shooting to wrap up the period, adding 14 points while going 4/7 from the field and 1/2 from deep. The Hawks, meanwhile, had trouble finishing out the period, scoring 8 points on 3/11 shooting (2/5 from three). The Cavaliers beat the Hawks 96-91. Collin Sexton was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 13 points. On the Hawks, Bogdan Bogdanovic scored 6 points.