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February 21, 2020- Cleveland Cavaliers overtop Washington Wizards

The Cleveland Cavaliers came away with a victory against the Washington Wizards 113-108 away at the Capital One Arena in Washington, DC during Friday evening’s event. No players on the Cavaliers were inactive for the game. Simultaneously, All players on the Wizards were active for the game. With the victory, the Cavaliers improve to 15-40 in the regular season and to 2-1 versus the Wizards in the series.

For the Cavaliers, Andre Drummond scored 12 points, scoring 6/11 (54.5%) from the field in 21:51. In addition, Drummond also managed to pull down a solid team-high 12 rebounds. Collin Sexton had a team-high 25 points, shooting 8/17 (47.1%) from the field in 34:20. Darius Garland recorded 15 points, going 6/11 (54.5%) from the field in 36:12. In addition to his points, Garland also got a team-high 4 assists. Tristan Thompson gained 10 points in 25:59, going 5/8 (62.5%) from the field. Thompson also added an impressive 11 rebounds and passed out a team-high 4 assists. Additional critical performers included Cedi Osman (who had 16 points and pulled down an impressive 10 rebounds) and Larry Nance Jr. (who got an impressive 6 rebounds).

On the Wizards, Bradley Beal had a team-high 26 points in 34:19, although he struggled making baskets, scoring 9/28 (32.1%) from the field. Additionally, Beal also swiped 3 steals. Ish Smith got 5 points in 29:42, although he struggled making baskets, scoring 2/12 (16.7%) from the field. In addition to points, Smith also passed out a team-high 6 assists and added 5 rebounds. Davis Bertans added 10 points, albeit he struggled making his shot fall, scoring 2/7 (28.6%) from the field in 26:03. Additionally, Bertans also managed to pull down a team-high 8 rebounds. Additional pivotal contributions were made by Rui Hachimura (who got 17 points and had 7 rebounds),Ian Mahinmi (who managed to pull down 5 rebounds), Thomas Bryant (who got 5 rebounds), Shabazz Napier (who had 4 assists), and Moritz Wagner (who managed to grab 5 rebounds).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter launched as expected as the Cavaliers shot 6/10 from the field and 2/4 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 17 points. Point Guard Darius Garland was a valuable player in this reasonable start as he added 5 points on 2/2 shooting (0/0 from the three point mark). The Wizards had little trouble in similar fashion at the start of the quarter, making 8/14 from the field and 2/3 from deep for a total of 21 points. Power Forward Rui Hachimura was a valuable player in this principled start for the Wizards as he boasted 9 points on 4/6 shooting (1/1 from deep). Hachimura also pulled down 1 rebound in addition to points. Small Forward Isaac Bonga recorded 5 points and managed to grab 1 rebound. Shooting Guard Bradley Beal added 5 points and added 1 steal.

Following the decent start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to shoot well to wrap up the quarter, scoring 15 points while going 7/11 from the field and 0/0 from the three point mark. The Wizards also faced no issues while closing out the period, boasting 20 points on 8/17 shooting (4/8 from the three point mark). The 1st Quarter finished with the Cavaliers trailing the Wizards by 9 points (32-41). Rui Hachimura was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 9 points. On the Cavaliers, Andre Drummond scored 6 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter was set off with the Cavaliers struggling to get things going, scoring 4/14 from the field and 1/5 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 10 points. Center Andre Drummond was included in those who had trouble contributing at the start of the quarter, shooting 0/3 from the field and 0/0 from deep for no points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton scored 4 points and got 1 rebound. Larry Nance Jr. scored 4 points and managed to pull down 4 rebounds. In like manner, the Wizards also had issues at the start of the period, shooting 5/12 from the field and 1/4 from deep for a total of 14 points. Troy Brown Jr. was included in those on the Wizards who had trouble contributing at the start of the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 0/0 from the three point mark for 2 points. Davis Bertans gained 6 points, dished 1 assist, and had 3 rebounds.

Despite the slow start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers shot much better to close out the quarter, gaining 19 points while going 6/9 from the field and 3/4 from three. The Wizards, concurrently, had problems finishing out the period, gaining 11 points on 4/9 shooting (0/4 from the three point mark). The 2nd Quarter closed with the Cavaliers trailing the Wizards by 5 points (61-66). Cedi Osman was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 10 points. On the Wizards, Bradley Beal scored 8 points.

3rd Quarter

The 3rd Quarter started with the Cavaliers having trouble getting things going, scoring 3/7 from the field and 0/4 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 7 points. Power Forward Kevin Love was among those who struggled starting the quarter, shooting 0/2 from the field and 0/2 from deep for no points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton got 3 points. The Wizards had trouble as well at the start of the period, making 4/17 from the field and 0/5 from deep for a total of 8 points. Power Forward Rui Hachimura was included in those on the Wizards who had a sluggish start to the quarter, shooting 1/5 from the field and 0/2 from deep for 2 points. Shooting Guard Bradley Beal recorded 4 points and had 1 steal.

Despite the pitiful start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers corrected their shooting to close out the period, recording 13 points while going 5/9 from the field and 1/2 from the three point mark. The Wizards, at the same time, struggled while finishing up the period, scoring 13 points on 5/12 shooting (0/1 from three). The 3rd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers trailing the Wizards by 6 points (81-87). Dante Exum was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Wizards, Rui Hachimura scored 6 points.

4th Quarter

The 4th Quarter started off with no major issues as the Cavaliers went 7/11 from the field and 3/4 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 17 points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton was a key player in this principled start as he got 6 points on 3/4 shooting (0/0 from the three point mark). Point Guard Darius Garland was also a vital player in the beginning of the quarter, scored 6 points while shooting 2/3 (2/2 from three).Garland also made 1 assist in addition to points. In comparison, the Wizards had trouble at the start of the quarter, shooting 3/9 from the field and 2/5 from deep for a total of 10 points. Shooting Guard Bradley Beal was included in those on the Wizards who struggled starting the quarter, shooting 0/1 from the field and 0/0 from deep for 2 points. Troy Brown Jr. got 3 points and got 1 rebound. Jerome Robinson got 3 points.

Following the sound start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to show more of the same to close out the quarter, boasting 15 points while going 5/10 from the field and 1/4 from three. The Wizards, at the same time, had problems closing up the period, boasting 11 points on 4/16 shooting (0/7 from deep). The Cavaliers won against the Wizards 113-108. Collin Sexton was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 14 points. On the Wizards, Bradley Beal scored 8 points.

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February 12, 2020- Cleveland Cavaliers top Atlanta Hawks

During Wednesday evening’s match, the Cleveland Cavaliers blew out the Atlanta Hawks 127-105 at home at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, OH. Everyone was active for the Cavaliers. At the same time, The Hawks had no inactive players for the game. The victory brings the Cavaliers to 2-0 in the series vs. the Hawks and to 14-40 in the regular season.

On the Cavaliers, Andre Drummond got 14 points, scoring 6/10 (60.0%) from the field in 22:08. Additionally, Drummond also managed to grab a skillful team-high 15 rebounds. Darius Garland had 12 points in 31:50, scoring 5/12 (41.7%) from the field. Additionally, Garland also got a team-high 7 assists. Tristan Thompson added a team-high 27 points, shooting 11/16 (68.8%) from the field and 3/3 (100%) from deep in 25:52. Thompson also managed to pull down a skillful 11 rebounds. Additional pivotal performances were achieved by Cedi Osman (who added a skillful 6 rebounds),Larry Nance Jr. (who scored 23 points, got a skillful 12 rebounds, and had 3 steals),Collin Sexton (who recorded 23 points and passed out 6 assists), and Kevin Porter Jr. (who got 18 points).

On the Hawks, De’Andre Hunter recorded 12 points in 35:31, although he had trouble making baskets, shooting 4/13 (30.8%) from the field. In addition, Hunter also had a team-high 8 rebounds. Trae Young got a team-high 27 points in 37:08, going 8/17 (47.1%) from the field. In addition, Young also dished out an important team-high 12 assists. Additional critical contributors were John Collins (who scored 23 points),Dewayne Dedmon (who added 3 blocks and got 3 steals), and Cam Reddish (who scored 16 points).

1st Quarter

The Cavaliers struggled at the beginning of the 1st Quarter, going 4/12 from the field and 0/2 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 10 points. Point Guard Darius Garland was included in those who had trouble contributing at the start of the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 0/0 from the three point mark for 2 points. Center Andre Drummond had 4 points, pulled off 2 blocks, and got 8 rebounds. The Hawks had trouble as well at the start of the period, shooting 4/11 from the field and 2/4 from three for a total of 11 points. Point Guard Trae Young was one of the players on the Hawks who had trouble contributing at the start of the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 1/2 from deep for 3 points. Shooting Guard Kevin Huerter gained 3 points and dished out 1 assist. Point Guard Trae Young got 3 points, got 3 assists, and got 1 steal.

Despite the substandard start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers improved significantly to round out the quarter, gaining 23 points while going 9/15 from the field and 2/3 from deep. The Hawks, meanwhile, had issues finishing up the period, boasting 8 points on 3/12 shooting (1/4 from deep). The 1st Quarter finished with the Cavaliers down by 14 points (33-19). Collin Sexton was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 9 points. On the Hawks, John Collins scored 6 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter kicked off with a fast-paced shootout as the Cavaliers went 8/11 from the field and 2/2 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 18 points. Tristan Thompson was a valuable contributor in this excellent start as he scored 12 points on 5/6 shooting (2/2 from the three point mark). In addition to his points, Thompson also managed to pull down 1 rebound. The Hawks had little trouble as well at the start of the quarter, making 7/10 from the field and 3/3 from three for a total of 18 points. Cam Reddish was a vital player in this exceptional start for the Hawks as he had 6 points on 2/2 shooting (2/2 from the three point mark). Reddish also added 1 assist and pulled down 1 rebound in addition to his points.

After the dependable start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to shoot well to round out the quarter, recording 14 points while going 6/13 from the field and 0/6 from deep. The Hawks, meanwhile, had trouble finishing out the period, scoring 11 points on 3/13 shooting (1/6 from the three point mark). The 2nd Quarter closed with the Cavaliers trailing the Hawks by 17 points (65-48). Tristan Thompson was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 14 points. On the Hawks, Trae Young scored 7 points.

3rd Quarter

The 3rd Quarter arrived rapidly as the Cavaliers shot 8/13 from the field and 3/5 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 21 points. Power Forward Larry Nance Jr. was a major contributor in this decent start as he recorded 7 points on 2/3 shooting (1/2 from three). Nance Jr. also dished 1 assist, grabbed 1 steal, and managed to grab 4 rebounds in addition to points. In like manner, the Hawks also had no issues in the first half of the quarter, scoring 6/12 from the field and 3/7 from three for a total of 15 points. Point Guard Trae Young was a major contributor in this principled start for the Hawks as he got 6 points on 3/6 shooting (0/1 from three). Young also passed out 2 assists and grabbed 1 rebound in addition to points.

Despite the dependable start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers had trouble scoring to finish the period, gaining 12 points while going 4/11 from the field and 0/4 from the three point mark. The Hawks, simultaneously, faced no issues while finishing up the period, adding 17 points on 5/9 shooting (0/3 from three). The 3rd Quarter finished with the Cavaliers trailing the Hawks by 18 points (98-80). Cam Reddish was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 9 points. On the Cavaliers, Larry Nance Jr. scored 7 points.

4th Quarter

The Cavaliers struggled at the beginning of the 4th Quarter, going 3/9 from the field and 1/3 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 9 points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton was included in those who had issues at the start of the quarter, shooting 0/3 from the field and 0/1 from deep for 1 points. Kevin Porter Jr. gained 3 points and had 2 rebounds. Tristan Thompson gained 3 points and grabbed 2 rebounds. Conversely, the Hawks had no issues in the beginning, making 5/9 from the field and 2/4 from three for a total of 16 points. Power Forward John Collins was a prime player in this principled start for the Hawks as he got 9 points on 3/3 shooting (1/1 from three). Collins also added 1 assist in addition to points.

Despite the bad start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers revitalized their shooting to round out the period, scoring 20 points while going 6/10 from the field and 2/3 from three. The Hawks, simultaneously, had issues closing up the period, adding 9 points on 3/8 shooting (1/3 from three). The Cavaliers beat the Hawks 127-105. John Collins was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 9 points. On the Cavaliers, Larry Nance Jr. scored 7 points.

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February 09, 2020- Cleveland Cavaliers blown away by LA Clippers

During Sunday evening’s contest, the Cleveland Cavaliers were walked all over by the LA Clippers 92-133 at home at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, OH. All players on the Cavaliers were active for the game. At the same time, All players on the Clippers were active for the game. With the victory, the Cavaliers rise to 13-40 in the regular season and to 0-2 vs. the Clippers in the series.

For the Cavaliers, Andre Drummond had a team-high 19 points, going 7/17 (41.2%) from the field in 28:59. In addition to points, Drummond also managed to pull down a useful team-high 14 rebounds. Darius Garland boasted 6 points in 28:27, although he had trouble scoring, going 3/11 (27.3%) from the field. Additionally, Garland also had a team-high 6 assists. Additional notable contributions were achieved by Kevin Love (who added 9 rebounds), Kevin Porter Jr. (who got 17 points), and Tristan Thompson (who grabbed 6 rebounds).

On the Clippers, Paul George gained 22 points in 24:12, scoring 8/12 (66.7%) from the field and 5/8 (62.5%) from the three point line. In addition to his points, George also added 6 rebounds and added a team-high 4 assists. Ivica Zubac added 8 points, scoring 4/4 (100%) from the field in 16:50. Zubac also passed out a team-high 4 assists. Lou Williams added a team-high 25 points in 26:09, going 8/14 (57.1%) from the field. In addition, Williams also pulled down 5 rebounds. Montrezl Harrell scored 19 points in 20:30, scoring 8/10 (80.0%) from the field. In addition, Harrell also pulled down a team-high 9 rebounds. Additional critical performances were made by Marcus Morris Sr. (who had 3 steals) and JaMychal Green (who added 7 rebounds).

1st Quarter

The Cavaliers had a rough go at the start of the 1st Quarter, shooting 4/15 from the field and 0/5 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 8 points. Center Andre Drummond was included in those who struggled starting the quarter, shooting 2/6 from the field and 0/1 from three for 4 points. Center Andre Drummond got 4 points, dished out 1 assist, had 1 steal, and pulled down 2 rebounds. In comparison, the Clippers performed well at the start of the quarter, scoring 7/11 from the field and 1/3 from deep for a total of 18 points. Small Forward Paul George was a vital contributor in this reasonable start for the Clippers as he gained 8 points on 3/3 shooting (1/1 from the three point mark). George also dished out 2 assists, pulled off 1 block, got 1 steal, and managed to pull down 2 rebounds in addition to points. Center Ivica Zubac got 6 points, had 1 assist, added 1 block, got 1 steal, and had 3 rebounds.

After the poor start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to show more of the same to wrap up the period, adding 13 points while going 5/15 from the field and 3/8 from the three point mark. The Clippers, at the same time, had no trouble finishing up the period, recording 18 points on 7/9 shooting (1/3 from deep). The 1st Quarter closed with the Cavaliers down by 15 points (21-36). Paul George was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 10 points. On the Cavaliers, Kevin Love scored 6 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter was set in motion with the Cavaliers having trouble getting things going, going 5/15 from the field and 1/3 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 12 points. Tristan Thompson was one player who floundered at the beginning of the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 1/1 from the three point mark for 3 points. Alfonzo McKinnie added 4 points and grabbed 1 rebound. In comparison, the Clippers performed well at the start of the quarter, shooting 6/12 from the field and 1/5 from deep for a total of 17 points. Montrezl Harrell was a crucial contributor in this decent start for the Clippers as he boasted 6 points on 2/3 shooting (0/0 from three). Harrell also dished 1 assist, added 1 block, and got 3 rebounds. Point Guard Lou Williams added 5 points and made 1 assist.

Despite the slow start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers improved significantly to finish the period, scoring 17 points while going 5/11 from the field and 1/2 from deep. The Clippers also faced no issues while closing out the period, scoring 20 points on 8/16 shooting (4/9 from three). The 2nd Quarter closed with the Cavaliers down by 23 points (50-73). Montrezl Harrell was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 10 points. On the Cavaliers, Andre Drummond scored 9 points.

3rd Quarter

The Cavaliers had trouble getting things going at the beginning of the 3rd Quarter, recording 3/11 from the field and 1/5 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 10 points. Small Forward Cedi Osman was one of the players who had trouble contributing at the start of the quarter, shooting 0/1 from the field and 0/0 from deep for no points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton recorded 5 points. At the same time, the Clippers had little trouble at the start of the quarter, making 7/11 from the field and 2/5 from the three point mark for a total of 17 points. Point Guard Lou Williams was a critical contributor in this principled start for the Clippers as he added 9 points on 4/5 shooting (0/1 from three). In addition to his points, Williams also swiped 1 steal and managed to grab 1 rebound.

After the bad start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to struggle to close out the period, boasting 13 points while going 6/14 from the field and 1/6 from three. The Clippers, simultaneously, had no trouble finishing out the period, adding 17 points on 7/14 shooting (1/4 from the three point mark). The 3rd Quarter closed with the Cavaliers down by 34 points (73-107). Lou Williams was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 9 points. On the Cavaliers, Collin Sexton scored 7 points.

4th Quarter

Down by 34, the Cavaliers remained dedicated as they went 4/8 from the field and 0/2 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 10 points. Kevin Porter Jr. was a major player in this reasonable start as he got 4 points on 2/3 shooting (0/1 from the three point mark). Furthermore, Porter Jr. also passed out 2 assists and pulled down 2 rebounds. Tristan Thompson was also a prime player in the beginning of the quarter, had 4 points while shooting 1/1 (0/0 from the three point mark).Thompson also managed to grab 1 rebound in addition to his points. The Clippers had no issues in similar fashion in the first half of the quarter, making 6/10 from the field and 0/2 from deep for a total of 14 points. Amir Coffey was a critical contributor in this good start for the Clippers as he had 4 points on 2/2 shooting (0/0 from the three point mark). In addition to his points, Coffey also had 1 steal and grabbed 1 rebound. Rodney McGruder was also a crucial contributor in the beginning of the quarter, added 4 points while shooting 2/3 (0/0 from deep).McGruder also grabbed 1 steal in addition to his points.

Following the sound start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the effort to round off the quarter, gaining 9 points while going 3/6 from the field and 0/2 from deep. The Clippers also had no trouble finishing out the period, boasting 12 points on 5/10 shooting (2/5 from the three point mark). The Cavaliers lost against the Clippers 92-133. Mfiondu Kabengele was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Cavaliers, Kevin Porter Jr. scored 6 points.

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February 05, 2020- Cleveland Cavaliers bested by Oklahoma City Thunder

During Wednesday evening’s face-off, the Cleveland Cavaliers were beat by the Oklahoma City Thunder 103-109 away at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, OK. No players on the Cavaliers were inactive for the game. At the same time, All players on the Thunder were active for the game. With the defeat, the Cavaliers fall to 13-39 in the regular season and to 0-2 versus the Thunder in the series.

For the Cavaliers, John Henson recorded 10 points, shooting 4/10 (40.0%) from the field in 30:45. In addition to points, Henson also managed to pull down an impressive team-high 11 rebounds. Collin Sexton scored a team-high 23 points, going 9/18 (50.0%) from the field and 4/6 (66.7%) from deep in 34:38. Darius Garland boasted 12 points in 34:46, shooting 5/11 (45.5%) from the field. Additionally, Garland also made a team-high 6 assists. Additional key efforts were made by Cedi Osman (who had 5 rebounds and added 4 assists),Kevin Love (who boasted 20 points, had 7 rebounds, and dished 5 assists), and Larry Nance Jr. (who got 10 rebounds and added 5 assists).

For the Thunder, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander added 23 points in 39:19, scoring 9/17 (52.9%) from the field. In addition to his points, Gilgeous-Alexander also had an important team-high 10 rebounds. Chris Paul added 12 points in 30:07, shooting 4/9 (44.4%) from the field. Additionally, Paul also added a team-high 7 assists. Dennis Schroder scored a useful team-high 30 points in 33:12, shooting 10/17 (58.8%) from the field. Schroder also dished out 6 assists and added 5 rebounds. Other major productions were made by Danilo Gallinari (who had a useful 15 points and had 5 rebounds) and Steven Adams (who got 8 rebounds).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter was set in motion as expected as the Cavaliers shot 6/9 from the field and 2/4 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 16 points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton was a crucial contributor in this reasonable start as he added 7 points on 3/3 shooting (1/1 from the three point mark). Likewise, the Thunder also performed well at the start of the period, scoring 5/11 from the field and 0/4 from three for a total of 13 points. Small Forward Shai Gilgeous-Alexander was an important player in this decent start for the Thunder as he gained 4 points on 2/3 shooting (0/1 from deep). Gilgeous-Alexander also pulled down 3 rebounds in addition to his points. Power Forward Danilo Gallinari was also a valuable contributor in the beginning of the quarter, gained 4 points while shooting 1/3 (0/1 from three).Gallinari also had 1 assist and managed to grab 1 rebound in addition to his points.

Despite the decent start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers struggled scoring to round off the quarter, boasting 12 points while going 4/13 from the field and 2/4 from deep. The Thunder, meanwhile, faced no issues while finishing out the period, scoring 16 points on 5/8 shooting (2/4 from three). The 1st Quarter closed with the Cavaliers down by 1 point (28-29). Collin Sexton was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 12 points. On the Thunder, Danilo Gallinari scored 8 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter was set off as expected as the Cavaliers went 4/6 from the field and 1/2 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 9 points. Small Forward Cedi Osman was an important player in this reasonable start as he recorded 3 points on 1/2 shooting (1/2 from three). Osman also grabbed 2 rebounds in addition to his points. Conversely, the Thunder had issues in the beginning, shooting 5/12 from the field and 1/4 from three for a total of 16 points. Darius Bazley was one player on the Thunder who floundered at the beginning of the quarter, shooting 2/5 from the field and 1/2 from the three point mark for 6 points. Dennis Schroder added 6 points, passed out 2 assists, and had 1 steal. Darius Bazley recorded 6 points and managed to grab 1 rebound.

Despite the sound start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers had trouble shooting to finish the quarter, gaining 16 points while going 6/14 from the field and 4/7 from the three point mark. The Thunder, at the same time, had no trouble finishing up the period, scoring 16 points on 7/11 shooting (2/2 from the three point mark). The 2nd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers trailing the Thunder by 8 points (53-61). Dennis Schroder was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 13 points. On the Cavaliers, Kevin Love scored 10 points.

3rd Quarter

The 3rd Quarter began as expected as the Cavaliers shot 7/13 from the field and 3/6 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 17 points. Point Guard Darius Garland was a critical player in this decent start as he scored 6 points on 2/2 shooting (2/2 from three). Small Forward Cedi Osman had 5 points and passed out 2 assists. The Thunder performed well in similar fashion in the beginning, shooting 5/10 from the field and 2/3 from the three point mark for a total of 12 points. Small Forward Shai Gilgeous-Alexander was a valuable player in this good start for the Thunder as he got 3 points on 1/2 shooting (1/1 from deep). Gilgeous-Alexander also dished out 1 assist and managed to grab 1 rebound. Power Forward Danilo Gallinari was also a valuable player in the beginning of the quarter, boasted 3 points while shooting 1/1 (1/1 from three).

Following the decent start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the performance to round off the quarter, boasting 11 points while going 5/11 from the field and 0/4 from the three point mark. The Thunder, meanwhile, had problems closing up the period, boasting 11 points on 4/10 shooting (0/3 from deep). The 3rd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers down by 3 points (81-84). Darius Garland was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 10 points. On the Thunder, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 5 points.

4th Quarter

The 4th Quarter started off with the Cavaliers having trouble getting things going, shooting 3/12 from the field and 0/6 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 6 points. The Thunder had issues in similar fashion in the beginning, making 2/9 from the field and 1/3 from deep for a total of 7 points. Dennis Schroder was one player on the Thunder who had issues at the start of the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 0/1 from three for 4 points. Dennis Schroder got 4 points and grabbed 2 rebounds.

Despite the pitiful start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers shot much better to round off the period, boasting 16 points while going 6/11 from the field and 3/5 from the three point mark. The Thunder also faced no issues while closing up the period, recording 18 points on 5/10 shooting (1/3 from deep). The Cavaliers lost against the Thunder 103-109. Dennis Schroder was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 10 points. On the Cavaliers, Kevin Love scored 6 points.

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February 03, 2020- Cleveland Cavaliers go down against New York Knicks

During Monday evening’s face-off, the Cleveland Cavaliers were defeated by the New York Knicks 134-139 at home in Cleveland, OH at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. Everyone was active for the Cavaliers. At the same time, The Knicks had no inactive players for the game. The loss brings the Cavaliers to 1-3 in the series vs. the Knicks and to 13-38 in the regular season.

On the Cavaliers, Kevin Love scored an important team-high 33 points, scoring 12/20 (60.0%) from the field and 4/9 (44.4%) from the three point line in 41:20. Additionally, Love also got a skillful team-high 13 rebounds and made 6 assists. Collin Sexton recorded 29 points, shooting 11/22 (50.0%) from the field and 3/5 (60.0%) from the three point line in 39:31. In addition to points, Sexton also made a team-high 7 assists. Additional critical contributions were made by Cedi Osman (who recorded 15 points),Larry Nance Jr. (who recorded 18 points, grabbed 8 rebounds, and passed out 6 assists), and Darius Garland (who passed out 5 assists).

On the Knicks, Marcus Morris Sr. got a team-high 26 points, shooting 8/15 (53.3%) from the field in 36:22. Elfrid Payton added 17 points, scoring 8/17 (47.1%) from the field in 32:59. In addition to his points, Payton also passed out a striking team-high 15 assists and pulled down a solid team-high 11 rebounds. Other significant performers included Julius Randle (who gained 20 points and managed to grab a solid 8 rebounds), Dennis Smith Jr. (who had 15 points, passed out a striking 6 assists, and grabbed 4 steals), and Frank Ntilikina (who got a solid 7 rebounds).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter began with a rapid shootout as the Cavaliers went 8/11 from the field and 4/7 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 22 points. Power Forward Kevin Love was a critical player in this great start as he recorded 6 points on 2/3 shooting (2/3 from the three point mark). Love also dished 1 assist and added 2 rebounds. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton was also a key player in the beginning of the quarter, gained 6 points while shooting 2/2 (0/0 from the three point mark).In addition, Sexton also passed out 1 assist. Small Forward Cedi Osman had 5 points and managed to grab 1 rebound. Comparingly, the Knicks also had little trouble at the start of the quarter, shooting 5/9 from the field and 0/2 from three for a total of 12 points. Power Forward Taj Gibson was a valuable player in this good start for the Knicks as he recorded 4 points on 2/2 shooting (0/0 from three). Furthermore, Gibson also made 1 assist, got 1 block, and added 1 rebound. Center Marcus Morris Sr. was also a vital player in the beginning of the quarter, gained 4 points while shooting 1/1 (0/0 from the three point mark).Point Guard Elfrid Payton was also a crucial player in the beginning of the quarter, boasted 4 points while shooting 2/2 (0/0 from three).Payton also dished 2 assists and managed to pull down 1 rebound in addition to his points.

Following the reasonable start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to shoot well to wrap up the period, scoring 15 points while going 6/12 from the field and 0/3 from deep. The Knicks also faced no issues while finishing out the period, adding 21 points on 9/14 shooting (3/3 from the three point mark). The 1st Quarter ended with the Cavaliers trailing the Knicks by 4 points (37-33). Kevin Love was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 17 points. On the Knicks, Bobby Portis scored 8 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter began as expected as the Cavaliers went 4/8 from the field and 3/5 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 12 points. Kevin Porter Jr. was a major player in this principled start as he had 4 points on 1/2 shooting (1/1 from the three point mark). In addition, Porter Jr. also added 1 assist. The Knicks performed well in similar fashion in the first half of the quarter, shooting 7/8 from the field and 1/2 from three for a total of 16 points. Dennis Smith Jr. was a key contributor in this excellent start for the Knicks as he recorded 7 points on 3/3 shooting (0/0 from deep). Furthermore, Smith Jr. also got 1 assist, added 3 steals, and managed to grab 1 rebound. Kevin Knox II had 5 points, had 1 assist, and managed to pull down 1 rebound.

Despite the reasonable start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers had trouble shooting to finish the period, adding 13 points while going 5/12 from the field and 3/6 from three. The Knicks also had issues closing up the period, gaining 14 points on 6/15 shooting (1/4 from the three point mark). The 2nd Quarter finished with the Cavaliers trailing the Knicks by 1 point (62-63). Kevin Knox II was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Cavaliers, Collin Sexton scored 6 points.

3rd Quarter

The 3rd Quarter was set in motion with the team shooting lights-out as the Cavaliers went 9/9 from the field and 2/2 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 22 points. Small Forward Cedi Osman was a vital player in this solid start as he added 8 points on 3/3 shooting (2/2 from deep). Furthermore, Osman also got 1 assist. The Knicks had no issues in similar fashion at the start of the quarter, making 7/12 from the field and 1/2 from the three point mark for a total of 18 points. Center Marcus Morris Sr. was an important player in this good start for the Knicks as he recorded 6 points on 2/3 shooting (1/1 from the three point mark).

After the dependable start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the performance to wrap up the quarter, recording 16 points while going 6/11 from the field and 2/4 from deep. The Knicks also faced no issues while closing up the period, recording 14 points on 6/11 shooting (0/3 from three). The 3rd Quarter closed with the Cavaliers down by 5 points (100-95). Larry Nance Jr. was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 9 points. On the Knicks, Marcus Morris Sr. scored 6 points.

4th Quarter

The 4th Quarter opened with no major issues as the Cavaliers shot 5/8 from the field and 1/1 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 13 points. Dante Exum was an important contributor in this decent start as he added 4 points on 2/4 shooting (0/0 from three). Exum also added 2 rebounds in addition to points. Comparingly, the Knicks also had little trouble at the start of the period, shooting 5/11 from the field and 2/4 from the three point mark for a total of 13 points. Damyean Dotson was a crucial contributor in this reasonable start for the Knicks as he added 5 points on 2/3 shooting (1/1 from deep). Additionally, Dotson also got 1 assist.

After the dependable start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to show more of the same to close out the period, recording 14 points while going 6/10 from the field and 2/3 from three. The Knicks also faced no issues while finishing out the period, scoring 19 points on 7/13 shooting (2/3 from the three point mark). The 4th Quarter closed with the Cavaliers and the Knicks tied up at 127-127. Marcus Morris Sr. was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 10 points. On the Cavaliers, Kevin Love scored 8 points.

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February 01, 2020- Cleveland Cavaliers outshined by Golden State Warriors

The Cleveland Cavaliers came away with a loss against the Golden State Warriors 112-131 at home in Cleveland, OH at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse during Saturday night’s contest. Everyone was active for the Cavaliers. Simultaneously, All players on the Warriors were active for the game. With the loss, the Cavaliers drop down to 13-37 in the regular season and to 0-1 against the Warriors in the series.

For the Cavaliers, Kevin Love added 14 points, although he struggled with his shot, scoring 5/13 (38.5%) from the field in 29:12. Additionally, Love also got an important team-high 11 rebounds and got a team-high 5 assists. Tristan Thompson scored 6 points in 26:19, albeit he had trouble scoring, scoring 3/9 (33.3%) from the field. In addition, Thompson also pulled down a notable team-high 11 rebounds. Collin Sexton recorded a team-high 23 points, scoring 9/16 (56.2%) from the field and 3/5 (60.0%) from the three point line in 33:00. In addition to points, Sexton also made 4 assists and got 3 steals. Other key contributions were achieved by Darius Garland (who recorded 15 points and dished out 4 assists), Kevin Porter Jr. (who recorded 19 points), and Larry Nance Jr. (who had 5 rebounds).

For the Warriors, Glenn Robinson III boasted a team-high 22 points in 25:50, going 9/13 (69.2%) from the field and 3/5 (60.0%) from deep. In addition to his points, Robinson III also swiped 3 steals. Draymond Green recorded 8 points, scoring 3/6 (50.0%) from the field in 25:50. Additionally, Green also made a striking team-high 16 assists and added a team-high 7 rebounds. Marquese Chriss recorded 10 points in 24:55, scoring 5/11 (45.5%) from the field. Chriss also managed to pull down a team-high 7 rebounds and got an impressive 4 blocks. D’Angelo Russell scored 19 points, scoring 6/14 (42.9%) from the field and 6/11 (54.5%) from three in 28:55. In addition to points, Russell also added 8 assists and pulled down a team-high 7 rebounds. Additional noteworthy performers were Damion Lee (who added 18 points), Omari Spellman (who pulled down 5 rebounds), Alec Burks (who had 15 points), and Eric Paschall (who gained 16 points).

1st Quarter

The Cavaliers had a rough go at the start of the 1st Quarter, recording 7/16 from the field and 3/6 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 17 points. Center Tristan Thompson was among those who had trouble contributing at the start of the quarter, shooting 1/5 from the field and 0/0 from deep for 2 points. Small Forward Cedi Osman boasted 5 points and grabbed 1 steal. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton gained 5 points and managed to grab 1 rebound. On the other hand, the Warriors had no issues at the start of the quarter, making 6/11 from the field and 2/5 from deep for a total of 15 points. Small Forward Glenn Robinson III was a critical player in this decent start for the Warriors as he added 6 points on 2/2 shooting (1/1 from deep).

Following the substandard start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the effort to round off the quarter, scoring 15 points while going 5/13 from the field and 3/6 from the three point mark. The Warriors also had trouble finishing up the period, adding 16 points on 5/12 shooting (2/4 from three). The 1st Quarter finished with the Cavaliers trailing the Warriors by 1 point (32-31). Collin Sexton was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 12 points. On the Warriors, Glenn Robinson III scored 8 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter began as expected as the Cavaliers shot 6/12 from the field and 2/4 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 14 points. Larry Nance Jr. was a crucial player in this principled start as he boasted 5 points on 2/2 shooting (1/1 from three). The Warriors had little trouble as well at the start of the quarter, making 7/12 from the field and 2/4 from the three point mark for a total of 17 points. Point Guard D’Angelo Russell was a prime player in this principled start for the Warriors as he added 6 points on 2/4 shooting (2/3 from the three point mark). In addition, Russell also made 2 assists and added 2 rebounds. Omari Spellman had 5 points.

Following the solid start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the effort to close out the quarter, adding 13 points while going 5/9 from the field and 1/3 from deep. The Warriors, concurrently, had trouble finishing up the period, gaining 13 points on 6/15 shooting (1/4 from three). The 2nd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers trailing the Warriors by 2 points (59-61). Damion Lee was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 7 points. On the Cavaliers, Collin Sexton scored 6 points.

3rd Quarter

The 3rd Quarter launched with the Cavaliers having trouble getting things going, shooting 3/13 from the field and 1/5 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 had a sluggish start to the quarter, shooting 0/2 from the field and 0/0 from the three point mark for no points. Dante Exum added 4 points. In contrast, the Warriors performed well at the start of the period, making 11/14 from the field and 5/7 from the three point mark for a total of 27 points. Point Guard D’Angelo Russell was a critical contributor in this hot start for the Warriors as he gained 9 points on 3/4 shooting (3/4 from the three point mark). Additionally, Russell also dished out 2 assists and had 1 rebound. Power Forward Draymond Green got 5 points, had 6 assists, pulled off 1 block, and managed to pull down 3 rebounds. Center Marquese Chriss had 6 points, added 1 block, and added 2 rebounds.

Following the slow start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to stuggle further to round off the period, gaining 8 points while going 4/12 from the field and 0/7 from the three point mark. The Warriors, at the same time, faced no issues while closing up the period, recording 17 points on 6/11 shooting (5/7 from the three point mark). The 3rd Quarter closed with the Cavaliers trailing the Warriors by 27 points (78-105). Glenn Robinson III was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 10 points. On the Cavaliers, Larry Nance Jr. scored 7 points.

4th Quarter

Down by 27, the Cavaliers stayed determined as they shot 6/10 from the field and 3/6 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 15 points. Point Guard Darius Garland was a prime player in this decent start as he gained 8 points on 3/3 shooting (2/2 from deep). The Warriors performed well as well at the start of the quarter, scoring 3/6 from the field and 0/1 from the three point mark for a total of 13 points. Omari Spellman was a key player in this reasonable start for the Warriors as he added 4 points on 1/2 shooting (0/0 from the three point mark). Spellman also had 1 steal and got 1 rebound. Alec Burks was also a critical player in the beginning of the quarter, added 4 points while shooting 1/1 (0/0 from deep).Burks also pulled off 1 block in addition to points. Eric Paschall was also a crucial player in the beginning of the quarter, gained 4 points while shooting 1/1 (0/0 from the three point mark).In addition to his points, Paschall also managed to pull down 1 rebound.

After the sound start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to show more of the same to round off the period, boasting 19 points while going 5/10 from the field and 3/7 from three. The Warriors, meanwhile, had issues closing up the period, gaining 13 points on 4/9 shooting (1/3 from three). The Cavaliers lost against the Warriors 112-131. Darius Garland was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 13 points. On the Warriors, Alec Burks scored 7 points.

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January 30, 2020- Cleveland Cavaliers vanquished by Toronto Raptors

During Thursday evening’s face-off, the Cleveland Cavaliers were defeated by the Toronto Raptors 109-115 at home in Cleveland, OH at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. All players on the Cavaliers were active for the game. Simultaneously, All players on the Raptors were active for the game. With the loss, the Cavaliers drop down to 13-36 in the regular season and to 0-3 versus the Raptors in the series.

For the Cavaliers, Kevin Love added a team-high 23 points, scoring 8/13 (61.5%) from the field and 6/9 (66.7%) from deep in 32:42. Additionally, Love also got 5 rebounds and got 4 assists. Tristan Thompson had 2 points, albeit he struggled making his shot fall, shooting 1/4 (25.0%) from the field in 26:33. Additionally, Thompson also got a useful team-high 12 rebounds. Collin Sexton scored a team-high 23 points, shooting 9/17 (52.9%) from the field in 32:52. Sexton also dished 4 assists. Darius Garland boasted 16 points in 35:16, shooting 7/16 (43.8%) from the field. In addition to points, Garland also got a team-high 8 assists and got 5 rebounds. Other noteworthy efforts were achieved by Cedi Osman (who had 5 rebounds and dished out 4 assists), Larry Nance Jr. (who added 9 rebounds), and John Henson (who added 5 rebounds).

On the Raptors, Serge Ibaka boasted a team-high 26 points in 33:13, going 10/14 (71.4%) from the field and 3/6 (50.0%) from three. Fred VanVleet scored 8 points, albeit he struggled making baskets, shooting 3/13 (23.1%) from the field in 36:32. In addition to his points, VanVleet also dished out an elegant team-high 12 assists and added a team-high 7 rebounds. Other significant performances included Pascal Siakam (who got 19 points, added 5 steals, and pulled down 5 rebounds),Kyle Lowry (who gained 23 points, pulled down 5 rebounds, dished an elegant 5 assists, and swiped 3 steals), and Norman Powell (who added 16 points and managed to pull down 5 rebounds).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter kicked off with no major issues as the Cavaliers went 6/12 from the field and 2/7 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 14 points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton was a major contributor in this good start as he had 4 points on 2/4 shooting (0/1 from the three point mark). Sexton also passed out 1 assist, added 1 block, and managed to pull down 1 rebound in addition to his points. In contrast, the Raptors struggled in the beginning, shooting 4/9 from the field and 0/2 from three for a total of 11 points. Power Forward Pascal Siakam was included in those on the Raptors who had a slow start to the quarter, shooting 0/2 from the field and 0/1 from deep for 2 points. Center Serge Ibaka gained 4 points, swiped 1 steal, and managed to pull down 1 rebound.

Despite the decent start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers had trouble shooting to close out the period, boasting 12 points while going 4/9 from the field and 2/5 from three. The Raptors, simultaneously, had no trouble finishing out the period, boasting 20 points on 7/13 shooting (3/6 from deep). The 1st Quarter ended with the Cavaliers trailing the Raptors by 5 points (26-31). Kevin Love was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Raptors, Serge Ibaka scored 7 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter opened as expected as the Cavaliers went 6/12 from the field and 0/3 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 15 points. Dante Exum was an important contributor in this decent start as he scored 7 points on 3/5 shooting (0/1 from deep). On the other hand, the Raptors struggled at the start of the quarter, scoring 4/12 from the field and 0/3 from deep for a total of 10 points. Shooting Guard Fred VanVleet was one of the players on the Raptors who had a slow start to the quarter, shooting 0/4 from the field and 0/1 from three for no points. Patrick McCaw gained 4 points, had 1 steal, and added 1 rebound. Chris Boucher boasted 4 points.

Despite the reasonable start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers had trouble scoring to finish the period, gaining 11 points while going 4/12 from the field and 1/5 from three. The Raptors, at the same time, faced no issues while closing out the period, scoring 15 points on 6/11 shooting (1/3 from the three point mark). The 2nd Quarter closed with the Cavaliers down by 4 points (52-56). Dante Exum was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 7 points. On the Raptors, OG Anunoby scored 7 points.

3rd Quarter

The 3rd Quarter launched with a shootout as the Cavaliers went 7/13 from the field and 3/5 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 18 points. Power Forward Kevin Love was a key player in this principled start as he recorded 7 points on 2/3 shooting (2/2 from the three point mark). Love also got 1 rebound in addition to points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton was also a prime player in the beginning of the quarter, added 7 points while shooting 3/4 (1/2 from deep).The Raptors had no issues as well in the first half of the quarter, making 8/11 from the field and 2/2 from three for a total of 18 points. Point Guard Kyle Lowry was an important contributor in this great start for the Raptors as he got 10 points on 4/5 shooting (2/2 from the three point mark). In addition, Lowry also managed to pull down 1 rebound.

Despite the decent start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers struggled scoring to round out the period, adding 6 points while going 2/8 from the field and 1/4 from three. The Raptors, concurrently, had no trouble finishing out the period, gaining 14 points on 4/6 shooting (3/5 from the three point mark). The 3rd Quarter closed with the Cavaliers trailing the Raptors by 12 points (76-88). Kyle Lowry was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 14 points. On the Cavaliers, Kevin Love scored 7 points.

4th Quarter

Trailing the Raptors, the Cavaliers were persistent as they went 6/13 from the field and 2/3 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 14 points. Kevin Porter Jr. was a critical contributor in this principled start as he added 5 points on 2/4 shooting (1/2 from deep). Furthermore, Porter Jr. also managed to pull down 2 rebounds. Larry Nance Jr. was also a prime contributor in the beginning of the quarter, gained 5 points while shooting 2/5 (1/1 from three).Nance Jr. also managed to pull down 2 rebounds in addition to his points. In comparison, the Raptors had trouble in the first half of the quarter, scoring 4/12 from the field and 0/5 from deep for a total of 9 points. Shooting Guard Fred VanVleet was included in those on the Raptors who floundered at the beginning of the quarter, shooting 1/4 from the field and 0/2 from the three point mark for 2 points. Center Serge Ibaka got 3 points.

After the sound start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the effort to round off the quarter, adding 19 points while going 7/11 from the field and 2/4 from deep. The Raptors, at the same time, struggled while finishing up the period, gaining 18 points on 4/10 shooting (3/6 from the three point mark). The Cavaliers lost to the Raptors 109-115. Norman Powell was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 10 points. On the Cavaliers, Larry Nance Jr. scored 9 points.

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January 28, 2020- Cleveland Cavaliers lose to New Orleans Pelicans

The Cleveland Cavaliers were beat by the New Orleans Pelicans 111-125 at home in Cleveland, OH at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse during Tuesday evening’s matchup. All players on the Cavaliers were active for the game. At the same time, The Pelicans had no inactive players for the game. With the defeat, the Cavaliers fall to 13-35 in the regular season and to 0-1 versus the Pelicans in the series.

For the Cavaliers, Collin Sexton scored a team-high 24 points in 31:47, going 9/20 (45.0%) from the field. In addition to points, Sexton also added 4 assists. Larry Nance Jr. had 17 points in 25:39, shooting 6/10 (60.0%) from the field. Additionally, Nance Jr. also pulled down an elegant team-high 11 rebounds and added a team-high 7 assists. Other key contributors included Cedi Osman (who dished 4 assists),Kevin Love (who managed to pull down an elegant 6 rebounds),Tristan Thompson (who had an elegant 9 rebounds), Kevin Porter Jr. (who recorded 21 points), Alfonzo McKinnie (who got an elegant 5 rebounds), and Matthew Dellavedova (who passed out 4 assists).

For the Pelicans, Zion Williamson boasted 14 points in 29:45, scoring 7/13 (53.8%) from the field. Williamson also had a team-high 9 rebounds. Jrue Holiday boasted a team-high 28 points in 33:12, scoring 10/16 (62.5%) from the field and 3/7 (42.9%) from three. Additionally, Holiday also dished a team-high 8 assists, pulled off a solid 4 blocks, and grabbed 3 steals. Additional pivotal efforts were achieved by Brandon Ingram (who had 24 points and made 6 assists),Derrick Favors (who pulled down 8 rebounds),Lonzo Ball (who had 8 rebounds and got 7 assists), and JJ Redick (who scored 15 points).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter began with no major issues as the Cavaliers shot 5/11 from the field and 2/5 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 14 points. Small Forward Cedi Osman was a critical player in this decent start as he boasted 5 points on 2/3 shooting (1/2 from the three point mark). In addition to points, Osman also dished out 2 assists and had 3 rebounds. Power Forward Kevin Love was also a vital contributor in the beginning of the quarter, had 5 points while shooting 2/3 (1/2 from three).In like manner, the Pelicans also had no issues in the first half of the quarter, making 6/13 from the field and 2/6 from deep for a total of 15 points. Shooting Guard Jrue Holiday was a major player in this decent start for the Pelicans as he boasted 6 points on 2/3 shooting (1/2 from the three point mark). Holiday also got 1 assist, pulled off 1 block, and added 1 rebound in addition to points. Small Forward Brandon Ingram gained 5 points, dished out 1 assist, and grabbed 1 steal.

After the good start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to show more of the same to round out the period, gaining 20 points while going 8/14 from the field and 2/4 from the three point mark. The Pelicans also faced no issues while finishing up the period, adding 25 points on 9/13 shooting (5/6 from deep). The 1st Quarter closed with the Cavaliers down by 6 points (34-40). Brandon Ingram was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 15 points. On the Cavaliers, Kevin Porter Jr. scored 8 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter was set off with the Cavaliers struggling to get things going, recording 4/13 from the field and 0/3 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 14 points. At the same time, the Pelicans performed well in the first half of the quarter, scoring 5/10 from the field and 2/5 from three for a total of 15 points. JJ Redick was a critical player in this reasonable start for the Pelicans as he gained 6 points on 1/2 shooting (1/2 from three). Furthermore, Redick also had 2 rebounds.

After the pitiful start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the poor shooting effort to finish the quarter, gaining 17 points while going 5/12 from the field and 2/6 from three. The Pelicans, simultaneously, had no trouble finishing up the period, boasting 19 points on 7/11 shooting (0/2 from deep). The 2nd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers down by 9 points (65-74). Collin Sexton was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 11 points. On the Pelicans, Frank Jackson scored 7 points.

3rd Quarter

The Cavaliers had a rough go at the start of the 3rd Quarter, scoring 3/14 from the field and 2/4 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 8 points. Center Tristan Thompson was among those who had issues at the start of the quarter, shooting 0/3 from the field and 0/0 from the three point mark for no points. Power Forward Kevin Love gained 3 points, got 1 assist, and pulled down 2 rebounds. Point Guard Collin Sexton added 3 points and passed out 1 assist. In contrast, the Pelicans performed well at the start of the quarter, making 8/10 from the field and 1/1 from deep for a total of 18 points. Shooting Guard Jrue Holiday was an important player in this excellent start for the Pelicans as he got 7 points on 3/4 shooting (1/1 from the three point mark). Holiday also added 1 assist, made 2 blocks, and swiped 1 steal in addition to his points. Small Forward Brandon Ingram gained 5 points, got 3 assists, had 1 steal, and managed to grab 1 rebound.

Despite the bad start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers corrected their shooting to round out the period, adding 17 points while going 7/11 from the field and 2/5 from deep. The Pelicans, meanwhile, struggled while closing up the period, recording 12 points on 3/9 shooting (1/6 from the three point mark). The 3rd Quarter finished with the Cavaliers trailing the Pelicans by 14 points (90-104). Jrue Holiday was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 9 points. On the Cavaliers, Kevin Porter Jr. scored 8 points.

4th Quarter

Down by 14, the Cavaliers remained committed as they shot 5/11 from the field and 0/3 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 10 points. Larry Nance Jr. was a crucial player in this reasonable start as he scored 8 points on 4/5 shooting (0/0 from three). Nance Jr. also had 2 rebounds in addition to his points. On the other hand, the Pelicans had trouble in the beginning, making 4/12 from the field and 1/7 from deep for a total of 9 points. Nicolo Melli was one of the players on the Pelicans who had issues at the start of the quarter, shooting 2/4 from the field and 1/3 from deep for 5 points. Nicolo Melli gained 5 points and got 2 rebounds.

After the reasonable start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to play well to round out the period, adding 11 points while going 5/11 from the field and 1/4 from the three point mark. The Pelicans also faced no issues while finishing up the period, scoring 12 points on 5/10 shooting (1/1 from the three point mark). The Cavaliers lost to the Pelicans 111-125. Larry Nance Jr. was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 11 points. On the Pelicans, Nicolo Melli scored 8 points.

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January 27, 2020- Cleveland Cavaliers defeat Detroit Pistons

During Monday evening’s face-off, the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Detroit Pistons 115-100 away at the Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI. Everyone was active for the Cavaliers. Simultaneously, Inactive players for the Pistons included Derrick Rose. With the victory, the Cavaliers improve to 13-34 in the regular season and to 2-2 vs. the Pistons in the series.

For the Cavaliers, Tristan Thompson boasted 17 points, going 7/8 (87.5%) from the field in 26:29. Additionally, Thompson also got a valuable team-high 11 rebounds. Collin Sexton added a team-high 23 points in 38:29, scoring 10/19 (52.6%) from the field. Additionally, Sexton also got a team-high 5 assists. Additional critical performances included Cedi Osman (who got 5 rebounds and dished out 4 assists),Kevin Love (who added 20 points and managed to pull down 7 rebounds),Darius Garland (who added 4 assists), Kevin Porter Jr. (who swiped 3 steals), Larry Nance Jr. (who had 5 rebounds), Alfonzo McKinnie (who boasted 15 points), and John Henson (who added 6 rebounds).

For the Pistons, Andre Drummond boasted 15 points in 32:12, shooting 7/12 (58.3%) from the field. In addition to points, Drummond also pulled down a team-high 8 rebounds, dished out 4 assists, and grabbed 3 steals. Reggie Jackson boasted a team-high 16 points, shooting 6/14 (42.9%) from the field and 3/5 (60.0%) from deep in 25:04. Bruce Brown boasted 8 points, shooting 3/3 (100%) from the field in 25:55. Additionally, Brown also dished out a team-high 6 assists. Other pivotal contributors included Thon Maker (who grabbed 6 rebounds) and Christian Wood (who had 6 rebounds).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter started as expected as the Cavaliers shot 6/11 from the field and 2/3 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 14 points. Power Forward Kevin Love was a major contributor in this good start as he got 8 points on 3/4 shooting (2/3 from three). In addition to his points, Love also pulled down 2 rebounds. In contrast, the Pistons struggled in the beginning, scoring 5/13 from the field and 1/5 from three for a total of 12 points. Small Forward Sekou Doumbouya was included in those on the Pistons 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. Center Andre Drummond recorded 6 points, got 1 assist, had 2 steals, and grabbed 3 rebounds.

Despite the good start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers had trouble scoring to round off the quarter, boasting 10 points while going 4/12 from the field and 0/3 from deep. The Pistons also had trouble finishing up the period, recording 11 points on 5/14 shooting (1/5 from three). The 1st Quarter closed with the Cavaliers trailing the Pistons by 1 point (24-23). Kevin Love was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Pistons, Andre Drummond scored 8 points.

2nd Quarter

The Cavaliers struggled at the beginning of the 2nd Quarter, going 4/13 from the field and 1/5 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 9 points. John Henson was one player 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 Kevin Love added 3 points and got 1 rebound. The Pistons had trouble in similar fashion at the start of the period, making 2/8 from the field and 1/4 from the three point mark for a total of 5 points. Shooting Guard Svi Mykhailiuk was included in those on the Pistons who had issues at the start of the quarter, shooting 1/4 from the field and 1/3 from deep for 3 points. Shooting Guard Svi Mykhailiuk got 3 points and got 1 rebound.

Despite the dismal start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers revitalized their shooting to finish the quarter, boasting 20 points while going 7/12 from the field and 3/4 from three. The Pistons also had no trouble closing out the period, adding 17 points on 7/14 shooting (2/4 from deep). The 2nd Quarter finished with the Cavaliers trailing the Pistons by 8 points (53-45). Kevin Love was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 12 points. On the Pistons, Svi Mykhailiuk scored 5 points.

3rd Quarter

The 3rd Quarter opened with a fast pace as the Cavaliers shot 8/12 from the field and 1/2 from the three point mark in the first half of the quarter for a total of 18 points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton was a crucial player in this good start as he added 8 points on 4/5 shooting (0/0 from three). Kevin Porter Jr. had 5 points and added 1 steal. The Pistons performed well in similar fashion in the first half of the quarter, scoring 5/9 from the field and 3/6 from three for a total of 15 points. Shooting Guard Svi Mykhailiuk was an important contributor in this reasonable start for the Pistons as he added 5 points on 2/2 shooting (1/1 from deep). Point Guard Reggie Jackson was also a vital contributor in the beginning of the quarter, got 5 points while shooting 2/4 (1/2 from the three point mark).

After the good start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the effort to close out the period, scoring 18 points while going 8/13 from the field and 1/1 from three. The Pistons, concurrently, had issues finishing up the period, gaining 12 points on 4/11 shooting (2/7 from deep). The 3rd Quarter finished with the Cavaliers trailing the Pistons by 17 points (89-72). Collin Sexton was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 10 points. On the Pistons, Svi Mykhailiuk scored 5 points.

4th Quarter

The Cavaliers had trouble getting things going at the beginning of the 4th Quarter, scoring 6/14 from the field and 1/4 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 14 points. Alfonzo McKinnie was one player who had a sluggish start to the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 1/2 from the three point mark for 4 points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton got 4 points. Larry Nance Jr. added 4 points, pulled off 1 block, and got 1 steal. Alfonzo McKinnie scored 4 points and had 1 rebound. At the same time, the Pistons performed well in the first half of the quarter, scoring 3/6 from the field and 1/2 from the three point mark for a total of 9 points. Christian Wood was a crucial contributor in this good start for the Pistons as he added 4 points on 1/2 shooting (0/0 from three). In addition to his points, Wood also had 2 rebounds.

Despite the substandard start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers corrected their shooting to wrap up the period, adding 12 points while going 5/9 from the field and 0/2 from three. The Pistons also had no trouble finishing out the period, boasting 19 points on 7/9 shooting (1/2 from deep). The Cavaliers won against the Pistons 115-100. Alfonzo McKinnie was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 10 points. On the Pistons, Christian Wood scored 6 points.

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January 25, 2020- Cleveland Cavaliers defeated by Chicago Bulls

During Saturday night’s contest, the Cleveland Cavaliers were defeated by the Chicago Bulls 106-118 at home in Cleveland, OH at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. The Cavaliers had no inactive players for the game. At the same time, Everyone was active for the Bulls. With the defeat, the Cavaliers drop to 12-34 in the regular season and to 1-2 versus the Bulls in the series.

For the Cavaliers, Cedi Osman got 18 points, going 7/11 (63.6%) from the field in 30:18. In addition, Osman also got a team-high 6 assists. Kevin Love got a team-high 20 points in 32:37, going 8/16 (50.0%) from the field and 4/8 (50.0%) from deep. In addition to points, Love also managed to grab a useful team-high 11 rebounds. Tristan Thompson boasted 7 points in 27:35, scoring 3/7 (42.9%) from the field. Additionally, Thompson also pulled down 7 rebounds and got a team-high 6 assists. Larry Nance Jr. had 15 points, scoring 7/11 (63.6%) from the field in 24:04. Additionally, Nance Jr. also got a useful team-high 11 rebounds and passed out 4 assists. Other critical efforts included Collin Sexton (who added 18 points), Dante Exum (who dished out 5 assists), and Alfonzo McKinnie (who got a useful 6 rebounds).

For the Bulls, Zach LaVine scored a masterly team-high 44 points in 39:24, scoring 16/30 (53.3%) from the field and 5/12 (41.7%) from the three point mark. In addition to his points, LaVine also had a notable team-high 10 rebounds and dished a team-high 8 assists. Other pivotal performers were Kris Dunn (who got a notable 5 rebounds, got 4 assists, and grabbed 3 steals),Thaddeus Young (who swiped 3 steals), and Tomas Satoransky (who got a masterly 19 points, had a notable 6 rebounds, dished out 6 assists, and got 3 steals).

1st Quarter

The Cavaliers had trouble getting things going at the start of the 1st Quarter, shooting 5/15 from the field and 2/4 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 12 points. Small Forward Cedi Osman was one player who had trouble contributing at the start of the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 1/2 from the three point mark for 3 points. Shooting Guard Collin Sexton boasted 5 points and managed to grab 2 rebounds. Comparingly, the Bulls also had trouble in the first half of the quarter, scoring 6/14 from the field and 1/7 from deep for a total of 15 points. Power Forward Thaddeus Young was one of the players on the Bulls who struggled starting the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 0/2 from deep for 2 points. Point Guard Tomas Satoransky got 5 points, made 1 assist, and pulled down 1 rebound.

Despite the slow start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers improved significantly to close out the quarter, gaining 19 points while going 8/12 from the field and 1/2 from the three point mark. The Bulls, meanwhile, had issues finishing out the period, recording 10 points on 4/9 shooting (2/3 from deep). The 1st Quarter ended with the Cavaliers down by 6 points (31-25). Zach LaVine was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 12 points. On the Cavaliers, Collin Sexton scored 10 points.

2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter launched with the team shooting lights-out as the Cavaliers shot 6/8 from the field and 3/4 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 19 points. Larry Nance Jr. was a prime player in this solid start as he gained 7 points on 3/3 shooting (1/1 from deep). In addition to points, Nance Jr. also got 3 rebounds. Point Guard Darius Garland got 5 points. John Henson boasted 5 points, had 1 block, and got 2 rebounds. In contrast, the Bulls struggled in the beginning, shooting 5/13 from the field and 3/7 from deep for a total of 14 points. Chandler Hutchison was among those on the Bulls who had issues at the start of the quarter, shooting 2/3 from the field and 1/1 from three for 5 points. Ryan Arcidiacono gained 6 points.

Despite the sound start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers had trouble shooting to round off the quarter, adding 7 points while going 3/10 from the field and 1/4 from three. The Bulls, at the same time, had no trouble closing out the period, gaining 20 points on 7/11 shooting (1/2 from deep). The 2nd Quarter finished with the Cavaliers down by 2 points (57-59). Zach LaVine was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 15 points. On the Cavaliers, Larry Nance Jr. scored 7 points.

3rd Quarter

The 3rd Quarter started unexceptionally as the Cavaliers shot 5/8 from the field and 2/3 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 12 points. Center Tristan Thompson was a key player in this decent start as he scored 4 points on 2/2 shooting (0/0 from deep). Thompson also dished out 1 assist in addition to his points. Comparingly, the Bulls also performed well in the beginning, shooting 5/9 from the field and 0/2 from three for a total of 12 points. Shooting Guard Zach LaVine was a critical contributor in this good start for the Bulls as he gained 4 points on 1/3 shooting (0/1 from deep). LaVine also got 3 assists and managed to grab 1 rebound in addition to his points. Point Guard Tomas Satoransky was also a critical player in the beginning of the quarter, boasted 4 points while shooting 2/3 (0/1 from deep).Satoransky also got 1 steal and pulled down 1 rebound in addition to his points.

Despite the decent start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers struggled shooting to close out the quarter, scoring 7 points while going 3/10 from the field and 1/3 from three. The Bulls, meanwhile, faced no issues while finishing up the period, adding 28 points on 11/12 shooting (3/3 from deep). The 3rd Quarter closed with the Cavaliers trailing the Bulls by 23 points (76-99). Zach LaVine was the main contributor of the quarter, scoring 12 points. On the Cavaliers, Tristan Thompson scored 6 points.

4th Quarter

Down by 23, the Cavaliers remained dedicated as they went 6/11 from the field and 0/4 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 13 points. Larry Nance Jr. was a major contributor in this principled start as he gained 6 points on 3/4 shooting (0/1 from deep). Nance Jr. also made 3 assists and managed to pull down 6 rebounds in addition to his points. Point Guard Darius Garland scored 5 points. In comparison, the Bulls struggled at the start of the quarter, scoring 2/11 from the field and 2/8 from deep for a total of 7 points. Shooting Guard Zach LaVine was one of the players on the Bulls who had a slow start to the quarter, shooting 0/1 from the field and 0/1 from three for 1 points. Coby White had 3 points and dished out 1 assist. Denzel Valentine had 3 points, had 1 steal, and grabbed 1 rebound.

Following the dependable start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers continued the performance to wrap up the quarter, recording 17 points while going 6/10 from the field and 3/6 from deep. The Bulls also had no trouble finishing up the period, gaining 12 points on 4/6 shooting (0/1 from deep). The Cavaliers lost against the Bulls 106-118. Larry Nance Jr. was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Bulls, Zach LaVine scored 5 points.