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March 10, 2020- Cleveland Cavaliers outshined by Chicago Bulls

During Tuesday evening’s match, the Cleveland Cavaliers were beat by the Chicago Bulls 103-108 away in Chicago, IL at the United Center. Inactive players for the Cavaliers included Tristan Thompson At the same time, Ryan Arcidiacono was out for the Bulls. With the defeat, the Cavaliers drop to 19-46 in the regular season and to 1-3 against the Bulls in the series.

On the Cavaliers, Kevin Love added 17 points, albeit he struggled shooting, going 5/16 (31.2%) from the field in 37:16. In addition, Love also got a team-high 8 rebounds and added 7 assists. Collin Sexton got a team-high 26 points, scoring 12/16 (75.0%) from the field in 36:27. In addition to points, Sexton also passed out 5 assists. Matthew Dellavedova scored 8 points in 34:11, scoring 3/3 (100%) from the field. In addition to his points, Dellavedova also dished out a team-high 8 assists. Additional important efforts were achieved by Cedi Osman (who pulled down 6 rebounds),Andre Drummond (who recorded 21 points and managed to pull down 7 rebounds), and Larry Nance Jr. (who boasted 16 points and got 6 assists).

On the Bulls, Shaquille Harrison had 8 points, going 3/7 (42.9%) from the field in 29:41. Harrison also grabbed an important team-high 10 rebounds, dished out 4 assists, and got 3 blocks. Coby White scored a team-high 20 points, scoring 7/17 (41.2%) from the field in 37:57. In addition to points, White also got 5 rebounds and made a team-high 5 assists. Tomas Satoransky got 5 points, although he had trouble shooting, going 2/7 (28.6%) from the field in 28:33. In addition to points, Satoransky also grabbed 8 rebounds and passed out a team-high 5 assists. Other major contributors were Lauri Markkanen (who gained 15 points),Wendell Carter Jr. (who boasted 17 points and had 6 rebounds),Denzel Valentine (who recorded 15 points), Daniel Gafford (who had 3 blocks), and Otto Porter Jr. (who scored 15 points).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter opened unexceptionally as the Cavaliers shot 5/8 from the field and 0/3 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 16 points. Power Forward Kevin Love was a vital contributor in this decent start as he scored 7 points on 1/3 shooting (0/2 from deep). In addition to points, Love also had 1 assist, got 1 steal, and got 2 rebounds. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton boasted 6 points, got 1 assist, and had 1 steal. The Bulls had little trouble in similar fashion at the start of the period, making 7/13 from the field and 2/6 from deep for a total of 16 points. Shooting Guard Denzel Valentine was a critical contributor in this decent start for the Bulls as he boasted 5 points on 2/2 shooting (1/1 from three). Point Guard Coby White was also a crucial player in the beginning of the quarter, scored 5 points while shooting 2/4 (1/3 from the three point mark).In addition to his points, White also had 1 assist and got 1 rebound.

Despite the reasonable start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers struggled scoring to wrap up the period, gaining 13 points while going 5/13 from the field and 1/5 from the three point mark. The Bulls also struggled while finishing out the period, boasting 11 points on 5/12 shooting (1/3 from deep). The 1st Quarter ended with the Cavaliers trailing the Bulls by 2 points (29-27). Larry Nance Jr. was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Bulls, Denzel Valentine scored 5 points.

2nd Quarter

The Cavaliers had trouble getting things going at the beginning of the 2nd Quarter, recording 4/11 from the field and 0/4 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 8 points. Power Forward Kevin Love was included in those who had a sluggish start to the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 0/2 from deep for 2 points. Power Forward Kevin Love gained 2 points, made 1 assist, and managed to grab 2 rebounds. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton got 2 points. Point Guard Matthew Dellavedova scored 2 points and made 1 assist. Larry Nance Jr. gained 2 points and pulled down 1 rebound. Conversely, the Bulls performed well at the start of the period, making 6/10 from the field and 0/3 from the three point mark for a total of 12 points. Center Wendell Carter Jr. was a valuable player in this good start for the Bulls as he added 6 points on 3/3 shooting (0/0 from the three point mark).

Despite the bad start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers bettered their shooting to round out the quarter, recording 15 points while going 5/8 from the field and 1/1 from the three point mark. The Bulls also faced no issues while closing out the period, boasting 15 points on 5/11 shooting (1/5 from three). The 2nd Quarter finished with the Cavaliers trailing the Bulls by 2 points (52-54). Collin Sexton was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 10 points. On the Bulls, Coby White scored 9 points.

3rd Quarter

The 3rd Quarter kicked off with no major issues as the Cavaliers went 6/13 from the field and 0/2 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 13 points. Center Andre Drummond was an important contributor in this good start as he added 7 points on 3/6 shooting (0/0 from deep). In addition, Drummond also got 1 rebound. In comparison, the Bulls struggled in the beginning, shooting 4/10 from the field and 2/3 from the three point mark for a total of 10 points. Shooting Guard Denzel Valentine was among those on the Bulls who had a sluggish start to the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 1/2 from the three point mark for 3 points. Power Forward Lauri Markkanen boasted 3 points and managed to grab 1 rebound. Shooting Guard Denzel Valentine gained 3 points and swiped 1 steal.

Following the solid start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to show more of the same to round off the quarter, boasting 13 points while going 5/10 from the field and 0/2 from deep. The Bulls also had no trouble closing out the period, adding 14 points on 6/12 shooting (2/5 from deep). The 3rd Quarter closed with the Cavaliers and the Bulls tied up at 78-78. Andre Drummond was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 11 points. On the Bulls, Lauri Markkanen scored 6 points.

4th Quarter

The 4th Quarter started off unexceptionally as the Cavaliers shot 4/8 from the field and 0/1 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 9 points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton was an important contributor in this principled start as he boasted 4 points on 2/3 shooting (0/0 from deep). In addition to points, Sexton also added 1 assist. Comparingly, the Bulls also had little trouble at the start of the quarter, making 6/7 from the field and 2/3 from deep for a total of 16 points. Shooting Guard Denzel Valentine was a crucial contributor in this hot start for the Bulls as he got 3 points on 1/1 shooting (1/1 from the three point mark). Valentine also added 1 assist and managed to pull down 1 rebound in addition to points. Otto Porter Jr. was also a major player in the beginning of the quarter, gained 3 points while shooting 1/2 (0/1 from deep).Tomas Satoransky was also a key contributor in the beginning of the quarter, recorded 3 points while shooting 1/1 (1/1 from three).Satoransky also passed out 1 assist in addition to points. Thaddeus Young was also a key player in the beginning of the quarter, gained 3 points while shooting 1/1 (0/0 from three).Young also pulled down 1 rebound in addition to points.

After the dependable start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the effort to finish the period, boasting 16 points while going 6/9 from the field and 4/6 from deep. The Bulls, meanwhile, had problems finishing out the period, boasting 14 points on 3/9 shooting (2/6 from the three point mark). The Cavaliers were defeated by the Bulls 103-108. Collin Sexton was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 6 points. On the Bulls, Otto Porter Jr. scored 6 points.

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March 08, 2020- Cleveland Cavaliers narrowly get past San Antonio Spurs in close contest

During Sunday evening’s contest, the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the San Antonio Spurs 132-129 at home at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, OH. No players on the Cavaliers were inactive for the game. Simultaneously, Lonnie Walker IV was out for the Spurs. The victory brings the Cavaliers to 2-0 in the series against the Spurs and to 19-45 in the regular season.

On the Cavaliers, Kevin Love got 14 points, although he had trouble making shots, scoring 3/12 (25.0%) from the field in 40:04. In addition to points, Love also added a majestic team-high 18 rebounds. Andre Drummond recorded a team-high 28 points, shooting 11/16 (68.8%) from the field in 33:07. Drummond also pulled down a stellar 17 rebounds and got 3 blocks. Matthew Dellavedova gained 14 points in 44:39, although he had trouble making his shot fall, shooting 3/11 (27.3%) from the field. In addition to points, Dellavedova also dished out a useful team-high 11 assists. Additional major efforts were achieved by Cedi Osman (who gained 19 points and had a useful 6 assists),Collin Sexton (who scored 26 points and made a useful 4 assists), Larry Nance Jr. (who scored 19 points and pulled down 10 rebounds), and Alfonzo McKinnie (who added 5 rebounds).

For the Spurs, DeMar DeRozan had a team-high 25 points, although he had trouble making baskets, shooting 7/19 (36.8%) from the field in 42:04. In addition, DeRozan also managed to grab 8 rebounds and made 4 assists. Trey Lyles got 13 points in 41:17, scoring 4/10 (40.0%) from the field. In addition, Lyles also had a team-high 9 rebounds. Dejounte Murray boasted 17 points in 30:42, going 8/18 (44.4%) from the field. In addition to points, Murray also added 7 rebounds, got an excellent 6 steals, and made a team-high 6 assists. Rudy Gay scored 19 points, although he had trouble with his shot, shooting 7/19 (36.8%) from the field in 35:49. In addition to his points, Gay also got a team-high 9 rebounds. Additional pivotal performers included Drew Eubanks (who managed to grab 6 rebounds),Bryn Forbes (who added 19 points), and Derrick White (who added 17 points).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter started off with the Cavaliers struggling to get things going, going 6/14 from the field and 1/4 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 17 points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton was among those who had a sluggish start to the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 0/0 from deep for 2 points. Center Andre Drummond had 6 points, made 1 assist, and managed to pull down 3 rebounds. Comparingly, the Spurs also had trouble at the start of the quarter, scoring 3/11 from the field and 0/2 from the three point mark for a total of 8 points. Point Guard Dejounte Murray was one player on the Spurs who had trouble contributing at the start of the quarter, shooting 1/4 from the field and 0/0 from three for 2 points. Center Trey Lyles scored 4 points, had 1 block, and got 2 rebounds.

Despite the substandard start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers bettered their shooting to finish the period, adding 18 points while going 5/10 from the field and 1/4 from three. The Spurs, meanwhile, struggled while finishing out the period, recording 10 points on 3/9 shooting (0/4 from the three point mark). The 1st Quarter closed with the Cavaliers trailing the Spurs by 17 points (35-18). Andre Drummond was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 11 points. On the Spurs, DeMar DeRozan scored 6 points.

2nd Quarter

The Cavaliers had a rough go at the beginning of the 2nd Quarter, recording 2/7 from the field and 0/3 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 9 points. Power Forward Kevin Love was among those who had a sluggish start to the quarter, shooting 0/2 from the field and 0/1 from deep for 1 points. Small Forward Cedi Osman got 4 points, got 1 steal, and had 1 rebound. In contrast, the Spurs had little trouble in the beginning, making 5/11 from the field and 1/2 from deep for a total of 18 points. Shooting Guard Bryn Forbes was a vital player in this reasonable start for the Spurs as he had 8 points on 2/3 shooting (1/2 from the three point mark).

Despite the substandard start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers polished up their shooting to round off the quarter, recording 16 points while going 6/12 from the field and 0/3 from three. The Spurs, meanwhile, had issues closing up the period, boasting 14 points on 3/9 shooting (0/2 from the three point mark). The 2nd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers trailing the Spurs by 10 points (60-50). Bryn Forbes was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Cavaliers, Andre Drummond scored 6 points.

3rd Quarter

The 3rd Quarter was set in motion with the Cavaliers having trouble getting things going, going 4/11 from the field and 2/5 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 11 points. Small Forward Cedi Osman was included in those who floundered at the beginning of the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 1/2 from deep for 3 points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton had 5 points and swiped 1 steal. At the same time, the Spurs had no issues in the first half of the quarter, making 8/12 from the field and 3/4 from deep for a total of 21 points. Point Guard Dejounte Murray was a key contributor in this principled start for the Spurs as he added 9 points on 4/6 shooting (1/1 from the three point mark). In addition, Murray also got 2 assists, grabbed 1 steal, and managed to grab 2 rebounds. Shooting Guard Bryn Forbes recorded 6 points and had 1 rebound.

Despite the dismal start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers improved significantly to wrap up the period, recording 16 points while going 6/10 from the field and 4/6 from the three point mark. The Spurs also had no trouble closing out the period, recording 20 points on 7/14 shooting (1/2 from the three point mark). The 3rd Quarter finished with the Cavaliers down by 4 points (87-91). DeMar DeRozan was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 11 points. On the Cavaliers, Cedi Osman scored 9 points.

4th Quarter

The 4th Quarter was set in motion with no major issues as the Cavaliers went 6/9 from the field and 3/4 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 15 points. Alfonzo McKinnie was a major contributor in this decent start as he had 5 points on 2/2 shooting (1/1 from the three point mark). McKinnie also added 1 rebound in addition to his points. In contrast, the Spurs struggled at the start of the quarter, making 4/10 from the field and 1/2 from deep for a total of 9 points. Rudy Gay was one player on the Spurs who had a slow start to the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 1/2 from the three point mark for 3 points. Rudy Gay added 3 points and grabbed 2 rebounds.

Despite the good start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers struggled shooting to close out the period, gaining 16 points while going 5/13 from the field and 1/3 from the three point mark. The Spurs, meanwhile, faced no issues while closing up the period, gaining 18 points on 7/12 shooting (3/3 from three). The 4th Quarter ended with the Cavaliers and the Spurs tied up at 118-118. Rudy Gay was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 11 points. On the Cavaliers, Matthew Dellavedova scored 8 points.

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March 07, 2020- Cleveland Cavaliers narrowly get by Denver Nuggets in close game

During Saturday evening’s affair, the Cleveland Cavaliers won against the Denver Nuggets 104-102 at home in Cleveland, OH at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. Andre Drummond, Darius Garland, and Dean Wade were out for the Cavaliers Simultaneously, All players on the Nuggets were active for the game. With the win, the Cavaliers improve to 18-45 in the regular season and to 2-0 vs. the Nuggets in the series.

For the Cavaliers, Kevin Love had a team-high 27 points, shooting 9/17 (52.9%) from the field and 5/11 (45.5%) from deep in 36:53. In addition to his points, Love also got 6 rebounds. Tristan Thompson added 9 points in 37:55, scoring 4/10 (40.0%) from the field. In addition, Thompson also added an elegant team-high 13 rebounds and dished out 5 assists. Matthew Dellavedova got 7 points in 31:06, going 3/4 (75.0%) from the field. In addition to his points, Dellavedova also got a skillful team-high 14 assists and added 6 rebounds. Additional notable contributors were Cedi Osman (who boasted 20 points),Collin Sexton (who scored 25 points, added 6 rebounds, and added a skillful 5 assists), and Larry Nance Jr. (who made a skillful 4 assists).

For the Nuggets, Will Barton recorded a team-high 22 points in 36:38, going 9/18 (50.0%) from the field. Barton also added a team-high 8 rebounds and added 4 assists. Nikola Jokic boasted 8 points, although he struggled making his shot fall, going 4/11 (36.4%) from the field in 32:17. In addition to points, Jokic also grabbed a team-high 8 rebounds and added a team-high 8 assists. Additional notable performances were made by Gary Harris (who scored 18 points and added 5 steals),Jamal Murray (who boasted 17 points, got 7 assists, and got 5 rebounds), and Jerami Grant (who grabbed 4 steals).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter launched with no major issues as the Cavaliers went 5/9 from the field and 2/4 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 12 points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton was a valuable contributor in this decent start as he had 6 points on 3/5 shooting (0/0 from deep). The Nuggets had no issues as well at the start of the quarter, scoring 8/11 from the field and 5/6 from the three point mark for a total of 21 points. Small Forward Will Barton was a prime player in this exceptional start for the Nuggets as he gained 8 points on 3/5 shooting (2/3 from deep). Barton also passed out 1 assist and pulled down 4 rebounds in addition to his points. Shooting Guard Gary Harris recorded 6 points and got 1 assist.

After the sound start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the effort to finish the quarter, gaining 11 points while going 5/10 from the field and 0/3 from three. The Nuggets also faced no issues while closing out the period, adding 12 points on 5/11 shooting (2/6 from three). The 1st Quarter finished with the Cavaliers trailing the Nuggets by 10 points (23-33). Gary Harris was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 10 points. On the Cavaliers, Collin Sexton scored 6 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter began rapidly as the Cavaliers shot 8/12 from the field and 4/5 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 21 points. Power Forward Kevin Love was a valuable contributor in this reasonable start as he got 8 points on 3/4 shooting (2/3 from the three point mark). Love also pulled down 1 rebound in addition to his points. Small Forward Cedi Osman got 7 points and pulled down 1 rebound. The Nuggets had little trouble in similar fashion at the start of the period, shooting 6/10 from the field and 1/4 from deep for a total of 14 points. Jerami Grant was a valuable contributor in this decent start for the Nuggets as he had 5 points on 2/2 shooting (1/1 from three). Grant also had 1 rebound in addition to his points.

After the decent start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to play well to finish the period, scoring 14 points while going 7/10 from the field and 0/2 from three. The Nuggets also faced no issues while closing up the period, adding 14 points on 6/11 shooting (1/5 from three). The 2nd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers trailing the Nuggets by 3 points (58-61). Kevin Love was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 10 points. On the Nuggets, Will Barton scored 7 points.

3rd Quarter

The 3rd Quarter started unexceptionally as the Cavaliers went 6/9 from the field and 3/6 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 17 points. Small Forward Cedi Osman was a vital player in this decent start as he scored 8 points on 3/3 shooting (2/2 from the three point mark). Shooting Guard Collin Sexton got 5 points, dished out 1 assist, swiped 1 steal, and added 1 rebound. Likewise, the Nuggets also had little trouble at the start of the period, shooting 6/9 from the field and 0/2 from three for a total of 12 points. Point Guard Jamal Murray was a prime player in this decent start for the Nuggets as he got 6 points on 3/5 shooting (0/2 from the three point mark). Murray also dished 2 assists and managed to grab 1 rebound in addition to his points.

Following the reasonable start to the 3rd 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 three. The Nuggets, simultaneously, struggled while finishing out the period, adding 10 points on 4/11 shooting (1/2 from the three point mark). The 3rd Quarter closed with the Cavaliers trailing the Nuggets by 2 points (85-83). Cedi Osman was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Nuggets, Jamal Murray scored 6 points.

4th Quarter

The Cavaliers had a rough go at the beginning of the 4th Quarter, recording 2/9 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 Cedi Osman was included in those who had a sluggish start to the quarter, shooting 0/3 from the field and 0/1 from three for no points. Power Forward Kevin Love got 3 points and added 1 rebound. Conversely, the Nuggets had little trouble at the start of the period, shooting 5/9 from the field and 0/0 from three for a total of 10 points. Michael Porter Jr. was a major contributor in this principled start for the Nuggets as he gained 4 points on 2/3 shooting (0/0 from the three point mark). In addition to points, Porter Jr. also added 1 assist and added 1 rebound.

Despite the mediocre start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers bettered their shooting to close out the period, recording 14 points while going 4/7 from the field and 2/2 from three. The Nuggets, concurrently, struggled while finishing out the period, boasting 9 points on 3/13 shooting (3/7 from deep). The Cavaliers defeated the Nuggets 104-102. Kevin Love was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 12 points. On the Nuggets, Will Barton scored 5 points.

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March 04, 2020- Cleveland Cavaliers overtopped by Boston Celtics

The Cleveland Cavaliers lost to the Boston Celtics 106-112 at home at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, OH during Wednesday evening’s matchup. Andre Drummond was out for the Cavaliers. At the same time, All players on the Celtics were active for the game. The loss brings the Cavaliers to 0-4 in the series versus the Celtics and to 17-45 in the regular season.

On the Cavaliers, Larry Nance Jr. got 19 points in 39:16, shooting 7/13 (53.8%) from the field. In addition to his points, Nance Jr. also managed to grab a valuable team-high 15 rebounds, got a valuable 4 steals, and made 4 assists. Collin Sexton scored an outstanding team-high 41 points, shooting 17/30 (56.7%) from the field in 44:50. Additionally, Sexton also added a team-high 6 assists. Other critical performers were Cedi Osman (who managed to grab 5 rebounds),Kevin Love (who boasted an outstanding 26 points, managed to grab 14 rebounds, and added 5 assists), and Matthew Dellavedova (who managed to pull down 5 rebounds and got 4 assists).

For the Celtics, Jayson Tatum had a notable team-high 32 points, shooting 11/24 (45.8%) from the field and 5/10 (50.0%) from the three point mark in 39:40. Tatum also managed to grab 9 rebounds and added a team-high 6 assists. Enes Kanter gained 10 points in 14:21, scoring 3/6 (50.0%) from the field. In addition, Kanter also managed to grab an important team-high 11 rebounds. Additional noteworthy efforts were made by Grant Williams (who added an important 5 rebounds),Marcus Smart (who gained 18 points), Semi Ojeleye (who recorded 22 points and got an important 6 rebounds), and Robert Williams III (who had an important 5 rebounds and had 3 blocks).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter began unexceptionally as the Cavaliers shot 4/8 from the field and 0/2 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 13 points. Power Forward Larry Nance Jr. was a crucial player in this good start as he got 6 points on 3/3 shooting (0/0 from three). Nance Jr. also grabbed 1 steal and managed to grab 2 rebounds in addition to his points. The Celtics performed well in similar fashion in the beginning, scoring 6/12 from the field and 3/5 from deep for a total of 15 points. Small Forward Jayson Tatum was a vital player in this good start for the Celtics as he added 9 points on 3/3 shooting (3/3 from deep). Tatum also got 1 assist in addition to points.

Despite the solid start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers had trouble scoring to wrap up the period, recording 14 points while going 5/12 from the field and 2/5 from deep. The Celtics also struggled while closing out the period, gaining 13 points on 4/17 shooting (1/5 from deep). The 1st Quarter finished with the Cavaliers down by 1 point (27-28). Jayson Tatum was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 9 points. On the Cavaliers, Kevin Love scored 8 points.

2nd Quarter

The Cavaliers had trouble getting things going at the beginning of the 2nd Quarter, shooting 3/11 from the field and 2/3 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 8 points. Small Forward Cedi Osman was among those who floundered at the beginning of the quarter, shooting 0/3 from the field and 0/0 from deep for no points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton gained 5 points. At the same time, the Celtics performed well in the first half of the quarter, scoring 7/10 from the field and 4/4 from the three point mark for a total of 18 points. Small Forward Jayson Tatum was an important contributor in this great start for the Celtics as he got 8 points on 3/4 shooting (2/2 from the three point mark). Tatum also dished 2 assists and pulled down 3 rebounds in addition to his points. Semi Ojeleye recorded 6 points.

Despite the poor start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers shot much better to finish the period, recording 17 points while going 5/10 from the field and 3/7 from the three point mark. The Celtics, concurrently, had issues closing up the period, boasting 12 points on 5/12 shooting (1/5 from the three point mark). The 2nd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers down by 6 points (52-58). Collin Sexton was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 14 points. On the Celtics, Semi Ojeleye scored 12 points.

3rd Quarter

The 3rd Quarter launched unexceptionally as the Cavaliers shot 6/12 from the field and 1/4 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 13 points. Power Forward Larry Nance Jr. was a prime contributor in this decent start as he gained 7 points on 3/4 shooting (1/1 from three). Nance Jr. also grabbed 3 rebounds in addition to points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton scored 6 points, added 2 assists, and grabbed 1 steal. The Celtics had little trouble as well at the start of the period, scoring 4/8 from the field and 0/1 from three for a total of 11 points. Point Guard Marcus Smart was a vital contributor in this good start for the Celtics as he gained 4 points on 1/4 shooting (0/1 from the three point mark). In addition to his points, Smart also got 1 steal and pulled down 1 rebound. Robert Williams III was also a vital contributor in the beginning of the quarter, boasted 4 points while shooting 2/2 (0/0 from deep).Williams III also had 1 block and managed to pull down 2 rebounds in addition to points.

After the convincing start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the effort to round off the period, recording 12 points while going 6/12 from the field and 0/3 from deep. The Celtics, simultaneously, had problems closing out the period, adding 12 points on 4/10 shooting (0/3 from deep). The 3rd Quarter closed with the Cavaliers down by 4 points (77-81). Collin Sexton was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 12 points. On the Celtics, Jayson Tatum scored 8 points.

4th Quarter

The Cavaliers had trouble getting things going at the beginning of the 4th Quarter, shooting 4/10 from the field and 2/5 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 12 points. Likewise, the Celtics also had trouble at the start of the quarter, scoring 4/9 from the field and 1/4 from deep for a total of 9 points. Semi Ojeleye was among those on the Celtics who had issues at the start of the quarter, shooting 2/4 from the field and 0/2 from three for 4 points. Semi Ojeleye gained 4 points, added 1 block, and grabbed 1 rebound.

Following the dismal start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to struggle to finish the period, boasting 17 points while going 6/14 from the field and 3/9 from deep. The Celtics, concurrently, had no trouble closing out the period, scoring 22 points on 6/8 shooting (1/3 from deep). The Cavaliers were defeated by the Celtics 106-112. Marcus Smart was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 12 points. On the Cavaliers, Cedi Osman scored 11 points.

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March 02, 2020- Cleveland Cavaliers vanquished by Utah Jazz

During Monday evening’s game, the Cleveland Cavaliers were beat by the Utah Jazz 113-126 at home in Cleveland, OH at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. Andre Drummond and Darius Garland were out for the Cavaliers. At the same time, The Jazz had no inactive players for the game. With the loss, the Cavaliers fall to 17-44 in the regular season and to 0-1 versus the Jazz in the series.

For the Cavaliers, Kevin Love boasted 22 points in 31:53, going 7/15 (46.7%) from the field and 6/11 (54.5%) from the three point line. In addition to his points, Love also had a team-high 9 rebounds. Collin Sexton got a useful team-high 32 points, shooting 11/17 (64.7%) from the field and 4/6 (66.7%) from the three point line in 39:28. Additionally, Sexton also managed to pull down 5 rebounds and grabbed 3 steals. Matthew Dellavedova got 5 points in 29:05, going 2/5 (40.0%) from the field. Additionally, Dellavedova also passed out a team-high 9 assists. Other vital efforts included Cedi Osman (who got 5 rebounds),Larry Nance Jr. (who boasted 16 points, managed to grab 8 rebounds, and passed out 8 assists), and Kevin Porter Jr. (who had 16 points and passed out 4 assists).

For the Jazz, Bojan Bogdanovic got a team-high 28 points in 33:31, going 10/19 (52.6%) from the field and 5/10 (50.0%) from the three point mark. Bogdanovic also got 7 rebounds and dished out 6 assists. Rudy Gobert got 20 points in 33:42, scoring 8/9 (88.9%) from the field. In addition, Gobert also managed to pull down a team-high 9 rebounds and pulled off a majestic 5 blocks. Donovan Mitchell scored 19 points, shooting 7/15 (46.7%) from the field and 3/7 (42.9%) from the three point line in 34:14. Additionally, Mitchell also had a team-high 9 rebounds and passed out 4 assists. Joe Ingles boasted 5 points, shooting 1/2 (50.0%) from the field in 28:33. In addition, Ingles also made a team-high 8 assists. Additional pivotal performances included Royce O’Neale (who got 7 rebounds),Mike Conley (who scored 15 points and dished out 6 assists), and Tony Bradley (who grabbed 6 rebounds).

1st Quarter

The Cavaliers struggled at the start of the 1st Quarter, going 3/9 from the field and 1/4 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 9 points. Small Forward Cedi Osman was among those who floundered at the beginning of the quarter, shooting 0/2 from the field and 0/1 from three for no points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton scored 4 points and managed to grab 2 rebounds. The Jazz had trouble as well in the first half of the quarter, making 4/11 from the field and 2/8 from three for a total of 11 points. Power Forward Bojan Bogdanovic was one of the players on the Jazz who struggled starting the quarter, shooting 0/3 from the field and 0/2 from deep for 1 points. Small Forward Royce O’Neale boasted 6 points and managed to pull down 1 rebound.

Despite the sluggish start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers bettered their shooting to round out the period, scoring 16 points while going 7/14 from the field and 2/5 from deep. The Jazz also faced no issues while closing up the period, gaining 20 points on 9/12 shooting (2/2 from three). The 1st Quarter closed with the Cavaliers trailing the Jazz by 6 points (25-31). Bojan Bogdanovic was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 10 points. On the Cavaliers, Kevin Porter Jr. scored 7 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter launched very rapidly as the Cavaliers went 7/9 from the field and 5/5 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 22 points. Center Kevin Love was a crucial contributor in this excellent start as he gained 8 points on 2/3 shooting (2/2 from deep). In addition, Love also made 1 assist and pulled down 3 rebounds. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton added 6 points and dished out 2 assists. In contrast, the Jazz had issues at the start of the quarter, making 4/11 from the field and 1/7 from the three point mark for a total of 10 points. Georges Niang was included in those on the Jazz who floundered at the beginning of the quarter, shooting 0/3 from the field and 0/3 from the three point mark for no points. Jordan Clarkson had 5 points.

Despite the convincing start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers had trouble scoring to close out the period, scoring 4 points while going 2/11 from the field and 0/5 from three. The Jazz, meanwhile, had no trouble finishing out the period, scoring 18 points on 7/11 shooting (2/3 from three). The 2nd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers trailing the Jazz by 8 points (51-59). Kevin Love was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Jazz, Bojan Bogdanovic scored 6 points.

3rd Quarter

The 3rd Quarter started off with the Cavaliers having trouble getting things going, scoring 5/12 from the field and 3/6 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 16 points. Power Forward Larry Nance Jr. was one of the players who had a slow start to the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 1/1 from three for 3 points. Center Kevin Love boasted 6 points and added 1 rebound. In comparison, the Jazz had no issues in the beginning, scoring 6/10 from the field and 3/6 from three for a total of 17 points. Power Forward Bojan Bogdanovic was a valuable player in this decent start for the Jazz as he boasted 6 points on 2/4 shooting (2/3 from three). Bogdanovic also had 2 assists in addition to his points.

Despite the pitiful start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers revitalized their shooting to wrap up the period, adding 15 points while going 5/9 from the field and 2/4 from three. The Jazz also faced no issues while closing up the period, adding 18 points on 6/11 shooting (4/7 from deep). The 3rd Quarter closed with the Cavaliers trailing the Jazz by 12 points (82-94). Donovan Mitchell was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 12 points. On the Cavaliers, Collin Sexton scored 10 points.

4th Quarter

Trailing the Jazz, the Cavaliers were persistent as they shot 6/11 from the field and 2/6 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 15 points. Small Forward Cedi Osman was a crucial player in this good start as he boasted 7 points on 3/3 shooting (1/1 from deep). Osman also managed to grab 2 rebounds in addition to points. The Jazz had no issues as well in the beginning, scoring 7/9 from the field and 2/3 from the three point mark for a total of 16 points. Georges Niang was a major contributor in this solid start for the Jazz as he added 5 points on 2/2 shooting (1/1 from the three point mark).

Despite the sound start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers had trouble scoring to finish the period, recording 16 points while going 7/16 from the field and 2/6 from the three point mark. The Jazz, simultaneously, faced no issues while finishing out the period, adding 16 points on 4/8 shooting (4/5 from the three point mark). The Cavaliers lost to the Jazz 113-126. Collin Sexton was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 10 points. On the Jazz, Georges Niang scored 8 points.

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February 29, 2020- Cleveland Cavaliers defeated by Indiana Pacers

During Saturday night’s face-off, the Cleveland Cavaliers lost against the Indiana Pacers 104-113 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 Pacers. With the loss, the Cavaliers fall to 17-43 in the regular season and to 1-2 vs. the Pacers in the series.

On the Cavaliers, Kevin Love had 20 points in 37:18, shooting 6/9 (66.7%) from the field. In addition, Love also got a solid 12 rebounds and dished a team-high 7 assists. Andre Drummond added a team-high 27 points in 35:36, going 12/21 (57.1%) from the field. Drummond also got a notable team-high 13 rebounds, swiped a decent 4 steals, and dished 4 assists. Other vital performers included Collin Sexton (who recorded 16 points and added 4 assists),Darius Garland (who had 5 assists), and Larry Nance Jr. (who grabbed a decent 3 steals).

For the Pacers, T.J. Warren added an important team-high 30 points, going 14/20 (70.0%) from the field in 36:11. Additionally, Warren also dished 6 assists. Domantas Sabonis recorded 18 points, scoring 8/13 (61.5%) from the field in 41:54. Additionally, Sabonis also grabbed a useful team-high 13 rebounds and got a team-high 9 assists. Other important productions were made by Myles Turner (who managed to grab a useful 10 rebounds and made 4 blocks),Victor Oladipo (who had 19 points and had 3 steals),Malcolm Brogdon (who scored 22 points and passed out 8 assists), and Justin Holiday (who added 3 steals).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter was set in motion as expected as the Cavaliers shot 7/14 from the field and 0/2 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 14 points. Center Andre Drummond was an important player in this good start as he gained 10 points on 5/7 shooting (0/2 from the three point mark). Drummond also pulled down 1 rebound in addition to points. The Pacers had little trouble in similar fashion at the start of the quarter, making 5/11 from the field and 2/4 from three for a total of 15 points. Point Guard Malcolm Brogdon was a critical player in this reasonable start for the Pacers as he gained 4 points on 2/3 shooting (0/0 from three).

After the dependable start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the performance to round out the quarter, gaining 17 points while going 7/12 from the field and 2/4 from three. The Pacers also faced no issues while finishing out the period, adding 15 points on 7/13 shooting (1/3 from deep). The 1st Quarter ended with the Cavaliers down by 1 point (31-30). Andre Drummond was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 10 points. On the Pacers, T.J. Warren scored 9 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter started unexceptionally as the Cavaliers shot 4/8 from the field and 0/0 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 12 points. Power Forward Kevin Love was a prime player in this reasonable start as he added 4 points on 1/1 shooting (0/0 from deep). Love also pulled down 3 rebounds in addition to his points. Matthew Dellavedova was also a valuable player in the beginning of the quarter, scored 4 points while shooting 2/2 (0/0 from the three point mark).Comparingly, the Pacers also had no issues in the beginning, making 6/12 from the field and 1/4 from three for a total of 13 points. Doug McDermott was a major contributor in this good start for the Pacers as he added 5 points on 2/3 shooting (1/2 from deep). McDermott also managed to pull down 1 rebound in addition to his points.

Despite the decent start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers struggled shooting to round out the quarter, boasting 15 points while going 4/9 from the field and 1/2 from the three point mark. The Pacers, simultaneously, faced no issues while finishing up the period, adding 13 points on 6/12 shooting (0/1 from deep). The 2nd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers trailing the Pacers by 2 points (58-56). Kevin Love was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Pacers, T.J. Warren scored 6 points.

3rd Quarter

The 3rd Quarter started off with the team shooting lights-out as the Cavaliers shot 8/10 from the field and 1/1 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 18 points. Power Forward Kevin Love was a vital contributor in this hot start as he added 4 points on 2/2 shooting (0/0 from deep). Love also made 2 assists and added 3 rebounds in addition to points. Center Andre Drummond was also a valuable contributor in the beginning of the quarter, recorded 4 points while shooting 2/2 (0/0 from three).Drummond also had 2 assists, swiped 2 steals, and added 2 rebounds in addition to his points. Likewise, the Pacers also performed well at the start of the period, shooting 7/11 from the field and 2/5 from deep for a total of 17 points. Shooting Guard Victor Oladipo was a vital player in this reasonable start for the Pacers as he boasted 6 points on 2/4 shooting (1/3 from three). Oladipo also had 1 rebound in addition to his points. Small Forward T.J. Warren gained 5 points and dished out 1 assist.

Despite the convincing start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers had trouble shooting to finish the quarter, boasting 10 points while going 4/12 from the field and 0/4 from the three point mark. The Pacers, concurrently, faced no issues while closing out the period, scoring 13 points on 5/11 shooting (1/3 from the three point mark). The 3rd Quarter closed with the Cavaliers and the Pacers tied up at 86-86. Victor Oladipo was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 9 points. On the Cavaliers, Darius Garland scored 6 points.

4th Quarter

The Cavaliers had a rough go at the beginning of the 4th Quarter, recording 3/10 from the field and 0/4 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 9 points. Center Andre Drummond was one player who floundered at the beginning of the quarter, shooting 1/5 from the field and 0/1 from deep for 4 points. Center Andre Drummond added 4 points, had 2 steals, and got 1 rebound. At the same time, the Pacers performed well at the start of the period, scoring 5/9 from the field and 0/1 from three for a total of 12 points. Power Forward Domantas Sabonis was a major contributor in this reasonable start for the Pacers as he boasted 4 points on 2/2 shooting (0/0 from three). Sabonis also dished 1 assist and had 2 rebounds in addition to points. Doug McDermott was also a valuable player in the beginning of the quarter, recorded 4 points while shooting 1/2 (0/1 from three).McDermott also had 1 assist in addition to his points.

After the sluggish start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the effort to finish the period, recording 9 points while going 4/10 from the field and 1/5 from deep. The Pacers, simultaneously, had no trouble finishing out the period, boasting 15 points on 6/8 shooting (1/2 from three). The Cavaliers lost against the Pacers 104-113. Andre Drummond was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Pacers, T.J. Warren scored 8 points.

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February 28, 2020- Cleveland Cavaliers go down against New Orleans Pelicans

During Friday evening’s match, the Cleveland Cavaliers were bested by the New Orleans Pelicans 104-116 away at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, LA. Alfonzo McKinnie and Dylan Windler were out for the Cavaliers. At the same time, All players on the Pelicans were active for the game. The defeat brings the Cavaliers to 0-2 in the series against the Pelicans and to 17-42 in the regular season.

On the Cavaliers, Kevin Love had 10 points in 26:43, albeit he struggled shooting, shooting 4/11 (36.4%) from the field. In addition to points, Love also got a team-high 7 rebounds. Collin Sexton added a valuable team-high 31 points in 37:02, shooting 11/20 (55.0%) from the field and 6/10 (60.0%) from three. Matthew Dellavedova recorded 7 points in 18:44, although he struggled scoring, shooting 2/6 (33.3%) from the field. In addition to points, Dellavedova also dished a team-high 6 assists. Other pivotal contributors were Tristan Thompson (who got 5 rebounds),Darius Garland (who recorded 15 points), Kevin Porter Jr. (who scored 16 points, managed to grab 5 rebounds, and made 5 assists), and Larry Nance Jr. (who added 5 rebounds).

For the Pelicans, Brandon Ingram boasted a team-high 29 points, going 11/19 (57.9%) from the field in 32:57. In addition, Ingram also dished out 7 assists and had 6 rebounds. Derrick Favors gained 5 points, scoring 2/4 (50.0%) from the field in 23:38. In addition to points, Favors also pulled down an impressive team-high 15 rebounds. Lonzo Ball got 5 points, albeit he had trouble making shots, going 1/6 (16.7%) from the field in 35:05. In addition to points, Ball also dished an admirable team-high 12 assists, managed to pull down 6 rebounds, and had an elegant 4 steals. Additional major efforts were achieved by Zion Williamson (who boasted 24 points),Jrue Holiday (who gained 22 points and had an admirable 6 assists), and Nicolo Melli (who managed to pull down 6 rebounds).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter was set in motion unexceptionally as the Cavaliers shot 6/12 from the field and 1/3 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 13 points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton was a vital player in this decent start as he added 5 points on 2/4 shooting (1/2 from deep). Sexton also added 1 steal in addition to points. In like manner, the Pelicans also had little trouble at the start of the period, making 10/12 from the field and 0/0 from the three point mark for a total of 23 points. Power Forward Zion Williamson was a vital player in this hot start for the Pelicans as he added 10 points on 5/5 shooting (0/0 from the three point mark). Small Forward Brandon Ingram recorded 5 points, added 1 assist, had 1 steal, and managed to pull down 1 rebound.

Despite the sound start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers struggled scoring to finish the period, recording 12 points while going 5/15 from the field and 1/5 from three. The Pelicans, simultaneously, faced no issues while finishing out the period, recording 20 points on 8/12 shooting (4/6 from the three point mark). The 1st Quarter ended with the Cavaliers trailing the Pelicans by 18 points (25-43). Jrue Holiday was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 11 points. On the Cavaliers, Collin Sexton scored 10 points.

2nd Quarter

Down by 18, the Cavaliers remained committed as they shot 7/10 from the field and 0/0 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 15 points. Ante Zizic was a prime player in this hot start as he added 4 points on 2/2 shooting (0/0 from the three point mark). Zizic also added 1 assist in addition to his points. The Pelicans had little trouble as well in the first half of the quarter, shooting 6/11 from the field and 2/4 from the three point mark for a total of 17 points. Nicolo Melli was an important contributor in this principled start for the Pelicans as he got 6 points on 2/3 shooting (1/1 from the three point mark). In addition to his points, Melli also made 1 assist, added 1 block, and managed to grab 2 rebounds. E’Twaun Moore boasted 5 points and added 1 block.

After the convincing start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the performance to round off the quarter, gaining 15 points while going 5/10 from the field and 1/3 from three. The Pelicans, meanwhile, had trouble finishing up the period, adding 10 points on 5/14 shooting (0/3 from deep). The 2nd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers down by 15 points (55-70). Collin Sexton was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 9 points. On the Pelicans, E’Twaun Moore scored 7 points.

3rd Quarter

The 3rd Quarter launched with the Cavaliers having trouble getting things going, shooting 6/14 from the field and 0/3 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 12 points. Power Forward Kevin Love was among those who had a sluggish start to the quarter, shooting 0/1 from the field and 0/0 from the three point mark for no points. Small Forward Cedi Osman gained 4 points. Center Tristan Thompson gained 4 points and got 2 rebounds. Point Guard Darius Garland got 4 points and had 1 assist. On the other hand, the Pelicans had no issues in the beginning, making 8/11 from the field and 0/1 from the three point mark for a total of 18 points. Power Forward Zion Williamson was a prime player in this exceptional start for the Pelicans as he added 8 points on 3/5 shooting (0/0 from the three point mark). Williamson also dished out 1 assist and managed to grab 1 rebound. Small Forward Brandon Ingram boasted 6 points and had 1 assist.

Despite the dismal start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers shot much better to round off the quarter, boasting 16 points while going 6/12 from the field and 3/6 from deep. The Pelicans, meanwhile, had problems closing out the period, scoring 7 points on 3/7 shooting (1/1 from deep). The 3rd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers trailing the Pelicans by 12 points (83-95). Brandon Ingram was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 11 points. On the Cavaliers, Tristan Thompson scored 9 points.

4th Quarter

The Cavaliers had trouble getting things going at the beginning of the 4th Quarter, recording 3/10 from the field and 2/5 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 8 points. Kevin Porter Jr. was one of the players who had issues at the start of the quarter, shooting 1/4 from the field and 0/2 from three for 2 points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton added 3 points, added 1 assist, and had 2 rebounds. Point Guard Darius Garland gained 3 points. In contrast, the Pelicans had no issues in the first half of the quarter, scoring 6/12 from the field and 2/6 from three for a total of 14 points. Shooting Guard Jrue Holiday was a critical contributor in this decent start for the Pelicans as he gained 5 points on 2/3 shooting (1/2 from deep). Holiday also added 1 assist and got 1 rebound.

After the mediocre start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to struggle to wrap up the period, adding 13 points while going 5/12 from the field and 3/6 from three. The Pelicans also struggled while finishing up the period, recording 7 points on 2/9 shooting (0/2 from deep). The Cavaliers lost against the Pelicans 104-116. Kevin Porter Jr. was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 10 points. On the Pelicans, Jrue Holiday scored 5 points.

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February 26, 2020- Cleveland Cavaliers excel over Philadelphia 76ers

During Wednesday evening’s game, the Cleveland Cavaliers came away with a victory against the Philadelphia 76ers 108-94 at home in Cleveland, OH at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. The Cavaliers had no inactive players for the game. At the same time, No players on the 76ers were inactive for the game. With the loss, the Cavaliers drop to 17-41 in the regular season and to 1-3 against the 76ers in the series.

On the Cavaliers, Kevin Love boasted 13 points, although he had trouble scoring from the field, scoring 3/9 (33.3%) from the field and 3/7 (42.9%) from the three point mark in 33:12. Additionally, Love also got 9 rebounds and had a team-high 6 assists. Collin Sexton recorded a team-high 28 points, going 9/16 (56.2%) from the field in 35:30. Kevin Porter Jr. gained 5 points in 26:33, albeit he struggled making baskets, scoring 2/6 (33.3%) from the field. Additionally, Porter Jr. also dished out a team-high 6 assists and managed to grab 5 rebounds. Larry Nance Jr. got 13 points, going 6/9 (66.7%) from the field in 30:48. In addition to his points, Nance Jr. also added an admirable team-high 15 rebounds. One other important effort was made by Tristan Thompson , who pulled down an admirable 13 rebounds.

For the 76ers, Al Horford gained 10 points in 34:00, going 4/10 (40.0%) from the field. In addition to points, Horford also added 5 rebounds, made a team-high 5 assists, and grabbed 3 steals. Shake Milton scored a team-high 20 points in 37:10, scoring 8/14 (57.1%) from the field and 4/6 (66.7%) from the three point mark. Additionally, Milton also passed out 4 assists. Josh Richardson boasted 9 points in 32:12, although he had trouble making his shot fall, going 4/12 (33.3%) from the field. Richardson also added a team-high 7 rebounds and made 4 assists. Additional important efforts were made by Tobias Harris (who had 3 steals) and Kyle O’Quinn (who added 4 blocks).

1st Quarter

The Cavaliers struggled at the start of the 1st Quarter, recording 6/14 from the field and 0/4 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 14 points. Center Tristan Thompson was included in those who had a slow start to the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 0/1 from deep for 2 points. Point Guard Darius Garland had 6 points. The 76ers struggled as well at the start of the period, scoring 3/9 from the field and 0/2 from three for a total of 8 points. Power Forward Al Horford was one of the players on the 76ers who floundered at the beginning of the quarter, shooting 2/5 from the field and 0/1 from the three point mark for 4 points. Power Forward Al Horford scored 4 points and had 1 rebound.

Despite the poor start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers improved significantly to close out the quarter, boasting 14 points while going 6/8 from the field and 2/2 from deep. The 76ers, at the same time, had issues finishing up the period, adding 9 points on 3/11 shooting (1/8 from deep). The 1st Quarter finished with the Cavaliers trailing the 76ers by 11 points (28-17). Darius Garland was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 6 points. On the 76ers, Tobias Harris scored 4 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter was set off with a formitable scoring effort as the Cavaliers shot 6/8 from the field and 0/0 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 13 points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton was a crucial contributor in this excellent start as he added 4 points on 2/2 shooting (0/0 from three). In addition, Sexton also had 1 steal. On the other hand, the 76ers had issues at the start of the quarter, shooting 4/13 from the field and 2/6 from three for a total of 12 points. Glenn Robinson III was among those on the 76ers who had issues at the start of the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 0/1 from three for 4 points. Small Forward Tobias Harris gained 5 points and swiped 1 steal.

After the dependable start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the effort to close out the quarter, gaining 14 points while going 4/8 from the field and 3/6 from the three point mark. The 76ers, meanwhile, had trouble closing out the period, boasting 15 points on 5/13 shooting (3/6 from the three point mark). The 2nd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers down by 11 points (55-44). Matthew Dellavedova was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 10 points. On the 76ers, Furkan Korkmaz scored 6 points.

3rd Quarter

The Cavaliers had a rough go at the beginning of the 3rd Quarter, shooting 3/7 from the field and 2/4 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 15 points. Small Forward Cedi Osman was one of the players who had issues at the start of the quarter, shooting 0/1 from the field and 0/1 from the three point mark for no points. Power Forward Kevin Love boasted 5 points, got 1 assist, and pulled down 2 rebounds. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton added 5 points. Comparingly, the 76ers also had trouble at the start of the quarter, shooting 4/13 from the field and 1/3 from the three point mark for a total of 9 points. Small Forward Tobias Harris was included in those on the 76ers 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. Point Guard Josh Richardson scored 4 points, got 1 block, and had 1 rebound.

After the substandard start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the effort to close out the quarter, boasting 7 points while going 3/15 from the field and 1/4 from the three point mark. The 76ers, concurrently, faced no issues while finishing out the period, adding 15 points on 6/11 shooting (3/5 from the three point mark). The 3rd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers trailing the 76ers by 9 points (77-68). Collin Sexton was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the 76ers, Josh Richardson scored 7 points.

4th Quarter

The 4th Quarter launched with some formitable shooting as the Cavaliers went 8/9 from the field and 0/0 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 16 points. Center Tristan Thompson was a vital contributor in this great start as he gained 8 points on 4/4 shooting (0/0 from three). In addition to points, Thompson also grabbed 1 rebound. The 76ers had no issues as well in the first half of the quarter, scoring 6/9 from the field and 3/5 from the three point mark for a total of 16 points. Shooting Guard Shake Milton was a prime player in this decent start for the 76ers as he got 8 points on 3/3 shooting (2/2 from three). Furthermore, Milton also made 1 assist.

Following the solid start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to shoot well to wrap up the quarter, boasting 15 points while going 5/9 from the field and 3/4 from the three point mark. The 76ers also had no trouble finishing up the period, recording 10 points on 5/10 shooting (0/3 from deep). The Cavaliers won against the 76ers 108-94. Collin Sexton was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 11 points. On the 76ers, Shake Milton scored 10 points.

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February 24, 2020- Cleveland Cavaliers succeed Miami Heat

During Monday evening’s match, the Cleveland Cavaliers achieved a victory over the Miami Heat 125-119 at home in Cleveland, OH at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. All players on the Cavaliers were active for the game. At the same time, Inactive players for the Heat included Jimmy Butler. The win brings the Cavaliers to 1-3 in the series versus the Heat and to 16-41 in the regular season.

For the Cavaliers, Kevin Love gained 17 points, although he had trouble with his shot, going 4/13 (30.8%) from the field in 37:54. Additionally, Love also managed to grab a decent team-high 14 rebounds and dished out 4 assists. Darius Garland got 14 points in 39:42, going 5/12 (41.7%) from the field. In addition, Garland also dished out a team-high 7 assists and had 5 rebounds. Kevin Porter Jr. got an elegant team-high 30 points, shooting 9/18 (50.0%) from the field and 4/7 (57.1%) from three in 40:41. In addition to points, Porter Jr. also managed to grab 8 rebounds and grabbed 3 steals. Other noteworthy efforts were made by Andre Drummond (who added 5 rebounds), Tristan Thompson (who scored an elegant 15 points and managed to pull down 9 rebounds), and Larry Nance Jr. (who recorded an elegant 16 points and managed to pull down 8 rebounds).

On the Heat, Bam Adebayo gained a team-high 22 points in 40:58, scoring 9/15 (60.0%) from the field. In addition to points, Adebayo also got a valuable team-high 13 rebounds, got a team-high 9 assists, pulled off a notable 4 blocks, and swiped 3 steals. Goran Dragic got a team-high 22 points in 34:07, scoring 7/16 (43.8%) from the field. Dragic also made 6 assists. Other significant contributors were Derrick Jones Jr. (who added 7 rebounds),Kelly Olynyk (who got 5 rebounds and dished out 4 assists),Duncan Robinson (who scored 15 points),Kendrick Nunn (who recorded 21 points and made 4 assists), Jae Crowder (who scored 16 points and managed to pull down 9 rebounds), and Andre Iguodala (who got 4 blocks and had 4 assists).

1st Quarter

The Cavaliers had a rough go at the beginning of the 1st Quarter, scoring 3/8 from the field and 2/4 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 10 points. Power Forward Kevin Love was included in those who had issues at the start of the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 1/2 from three for 5 points. Power Forward Kevin Love recorded 5 points and added 3 rebounds. On the other hand, the Heat had no issues in the beginning, shooting 7/12 from the field and 3/5 from three for a total of 18 points. Shooting Guard Duncan Robinson was a critical contributor in this good start for the Heat as he had 6 points on 2/2 shooting (2/2 from the three point mark). In addition to his points, Robinson also added 1 assist and added 1 rebound. Center Bam Adebayo had 5 points, passed out 1 assist, pulled off 1 block, swiped 1 steal, and added 2 rebounds.

Following the bad start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to struggle to close out the period, recording 11 points while going 4/13 from the field and 3/6 from three. The Heat also struggled while closing out the period, scoring 11 points on 3/14 shooting (1/6 from the three point mark). The 1st Quarter closed with the Cavaliers down by 8 points (21-29). Bam Adebayo was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 7 points. On the Cavaliers, Kevin Porter Jr. scored 6 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter launched with the Cavaliers having trouble getting things going, going 4/10 from the field and 1/4 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 18 points. Small Forward Cedi Osman was among those who had a sluggish start to the quarter, shooting 0/1 from the field and 0/1 from the three point mark for no points. Power Forward Kevin Love added 5 points and added 1 block. Kevin Porter Jr. added 5 points. Conversely, the Heat performed well in the beginning, scoring 7/10 from the field and 4/5 from three for a total of 20 points. Shooting Guard Duncan Robinson was an important player in this excellent start for the Heat as he added 9 points on 3/4 shooting (3/3 from three).

Despite the bad start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers improved significantly to round out the quarter, adding 17 points while going 7/15 from the field and 1/3 from the three point mark. The Heat also faced no issues while finishing up the period, recording 19 points on 7/12 shooting (4/6 from three). The 2nd Quarter finished with the Cavaliers down by 12 points (56-68). Duncan Robinson was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 9 points. On the Cavaliers, Kevin Love scored 7 points.

3rd Quarter

The 3rd Quarter opened with the Cavaliers struggling to get things going, recording 3/8 from the field and 3/7 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 9 points. Center Andre Drummond was one player who floundered at the beginning of the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 1/2 from the three point mark for 3 points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton gained 6 points. Conversely, the Heat had little trouble at the start of the quarter, shooting 7/9 from the field and 2/2 from three for a total of 16 points. Point Guard Kendrick Nunn was a critical contributor in this hot start for the Heat as he got 8 points on 3/3 shooting (2/2 from three). In addition to his points, Nunn also made 1 assist.

Following the slow start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to show more of the same to round off the period, scoring 15 points while going 5/13 from the field and 2/6 from three. The Heat, simultaneously, had no trouble finishing up the period, recording 15 points on 6/10 shooting (0/3 from deep). The 3rd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers trailing the Heat by 19 points (80-99). Kendrick Nunn was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 12 points. On the Cavaliers, Collin Sexton scored 10 points.

4th Quarter

Trailing the Heat, the Cavaliers were persistent as they went 7/9 from the field and 0/2 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 19 points. Larry Nance Jr. was a crucial player in this solid start as he got 8 points on 4/4 shooting (0/0 from three). Nance Jr. also added 1 steal in addition to his points. Tristan Thompson gained 5 points, dished out 2 assists, and managed to grab 4 rebounds. In comparison, the Heat struggled at the start of the period, making 1/11 from the field and 1/8 from three for a total of 3 points. Jae Crowder was one player on the Heat who had a slow start to the quarter, shooting 1/5 from the field and 1/4 from the three point mark for 3 points. Jae Crowder gained 3 points.

Despite the decent start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers had trouble scoring to wrap up the period, adding 12 points while going 4/10 from the field and 2/4 from deep. The Heat also struggled while finishing up the period, recording 9 points on 4/9 shooting (0/3 from deep). The 4th Quarter ended with the Cavaliers and the Heat tied up at 111-111. Kevin Porter Jr. was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 11 points. On the Heat, Bam Adebayo scored 4 points.

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February 22, 2020- Cleveland Cavaliers go under against Miami Heat

The Cleveland Cavaliers lost against the Miami Heat 105-124 away at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, FL during Saturday night’s affair. Kevin Love was out for the Cavaliers. Simultaneously, Tyler Herro was out for the Heat. With the defeat, the Cavaliers drop to 15-41 in the regular season and to 0-3 versus the Heat in the series.

For the Cavaliers, Cedi Osman got a team-high 19 points, going 6/15 (40.0%) from the field in 37:48. In addition to his points, Osman also pulled down 7 rebounds and got 7 assists. Collin Sexton got 17 points, although he struggled scoring from the field, scoring 5/15 (33.3%) from the field and 3/7 (42.9%) from three in 33:24. In addition to his points, Sexton also passed out a team-high 9 assists. Dante Exum recorded 14 points in 25:19, shooting 3/6 (50.0%) from the field and 3/5 (60.0%) from the three point line. In addition, Exum also managed to pull down a team-high 8 rebounds. Additional significant contributions included Larry Nance Jr. (who managed to grab 7 rebounds),Andre Drummond (who managed to grab 6 rebounds),Darius Garland (who made 5 assists), and Tristan Thompson (who had 16 points and pulled down 7 rebounds).

On the Heat, Bam Adebayo scored 15 points in 25:34, scoring 7/9 (77.8%) from the field. In addition to points, Adebayo also passed out a team-high 9 assists. Kendrick Nunn scored a team-high 24 points in 34:44, scoring 7/12 (58.3%) from the field and 4/7 (57.1%) from the three point line. In addition, Nunn also made 8 assists. Udonis Haslem gained 0 points in 9:48, albeit he struggled with his shot, shooting 0/5 (0.0%) from the field. Haslem also had a team-high 5 rebounds. Additional critical contributors included Derrick Jones Jr. (who swiped 4 steals and passed out 4 assists),Kelly Olynyk (who had 17 points),Duncan Robinson (who added 19 points), Goran Dragic (who gained 16 points and dished 4 assists), and Jae Crowder (who grabbed 5 steals).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter started off with a rapid shootout as the Cavaliers went 8/10 from the field and 2/3 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 20 points. Small Forward Cedi Osman was a key contributor in this hot start as he gained 7 points on 2/3 shooting (1/1 from three). Osman also passed out 1 assist in addition to points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton was also a critical contributor in the beginning of the quarter, had 7 points while shooting 3/3 (1/1 from the three point mark).Sexton also got 2 assists. The Heat had little trouble as well in the beginning, making 9/11 from the field and 4/6 from deep for a total of 22 points. Shooting Guard Duncan Robinson was a crucial contributor in this great start for the Heat as he boasted 8 points on 3/4 shooting (2/3 from three). In addition to points, Robinson also had 1 assist. Center Bam Adebayo got 6 points and dished 3 assists. Point Guard Kendrick Nunn had 5 points, added 2 assists, and managed to grab 1 rebound.

Following the sound start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the effort to round off the quarter, recording 12 points while going 4/8 from the field and 1/3 from the three point mark. The Heat also faced no issues while closing up the period, scoring 16 points on 6/11 shooting (3/7 from the three point mark). The 1st Quarter ended with the Cavaliers down by 6 points (32-38). Kelly Olynyk was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 11 points. On the Cavaliers, Cedi Osman scored 10 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter opened with the Cavaliers having trouble getting things going, recording 2/9 from the field and 1/2 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 9 points. Small Forward Cedi Osman was included in those who struggled starting the quarter, shooting 0/1 from the field and 0/0 from three for no points. Dante Exum recorded 7 points, made 1 block, and managed to pull down 1 rebound. Conversely, the Heat had no issues in the beginning, making 6/8 from the field and 1/3 from three for a total of 15 points. Shooting Guard Duncan Robinson was a major player in this great start for the Heat as he gained 5 points on 2/2 shooting (1/1 from three). Additionally, Robinson also managed to pull down 1 rebound.

After the dismal start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to show more of the same to round off the period, recording 11 points while going 5/12 from the field and 0/3 from three. The Heat, simultaneously, faced no issues while closing out the period, boasting 29 points on 9/10 shooting (4/5 from the three point mark). The 2nd Quarter finished with the Cavaliers down by 30 points (52-82). Derrick Jones Jr. was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Cavaliers, Dante Exum scored 7 points.

3rd Quarter

Down by 30, the Cavaliers remained committed as they shot 6/9 from the field and 3/6 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 15 points. Power Forward Larry Nance Jr. was a vital contributor in this good start as he gained 4 points on 2/4 shooting (0/2 from the three point mark). Nance Jr. also pulled down 2 rebounds. The Heat had no issues in similar fashion in the first half of the quarter, making 4/7 from the field and 1/2 from deep for a total of 9 points. Point Guard Kendrick Nunn was a critical contributor in this good start for the Heat as he boasted 4 points on 2/2 shooting (0/0 from the three point mark).

Despite the dependable start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers had trouble shooting to wrap up the period, gaining 11 points while going 3/11 from the field and 1/5 from three. The Heat also had issues closing out the period, gaining 15 points on 4/9 shooting (2/6 from the three point mark). The 3rd Quarter closed with the Cavaliers down by 28 points (78-106). Collin Sexton was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 10 points. On the Heat, Goran Dragic scored 8 points.

4th Quarter

The Cavaliers had trouble getting things going at the start of the 4th Quarter, scoring 4/10 from the field and 2/7 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 12 points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton was one of the players who had a sluggish start to the quarter, shooting 0/3 from the field and 0/2 from three for no points. Small Forward Cedi Osman added 3 points, got 3 assists, and added 3 rebounds. Point Guard Darius Garland added 3 points. Ante Zizic gained 3 points. The Heat had issues as well in the first half of the quarter, scoring 3/12 from the field and 1/5 from three for a total of 7 points. Shooting Guard Duncan Robinson was one player on the Heat who floundered at the beginning of the quarter, shooting 0/2 from the field and 0/2 from three for no points. Jae Crowder had 5 points and had 2 steals.

Despite the dismal start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers shot much better to round off the quarter, gaining 15 points while going 6/10 from the field and 3/7 from the three point mark. The Heat, concurrently, had issues closing up the period, scoring 11 points on 4/11 shooting (3/6 from three). The Cavaliers lost against the Heat 105-124. Cedi Osman was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Heat, Kendrick Nunn scored 6 points.