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October 30, 2019- Cleveland Cavaliers best Chicago Bulls

Cavaliers and Bulls regular season game recap

The Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Chicago Bulls 117-111 at home in Cleveland, OH at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse during Wednesday evening’s matchup. No players on the Cavaliers were inactive for the game. Simultaneously, All players on the Bulls were active for the game. With the win, the Cavaliers rise to 2-2 in the regular season and to 1-0 against the Bulls in the series.

For the Cavaliers, Kevin Love scored 17 points in 31:11, shooting 6/10 (60.0%) from the field. In addition, Love also pulled down a spectacular team-high 20 rebounds and got a team-high 6 assists. Tristan Thompson boasted a team-high 23 points, scoring 11/19 (57.9%) from the field in 35:01. In addition to points, Thompson also got a valuable 10 rebounds and got an excellent 5 blocks. Additional important efforts included Collin Sexton (who got 18 points), Jordan Clarkson (who boasted 17 points and added 4 assists), and Larry Nance Jr. (who had a valuable 5 rebounds).

For the Bulls, Lauri Markkanen had a team-high 16 points, albeit he had trouble making shots, shooting 4/12 (33.3%) from the field in 27:27. In addition, Markkanen also managed to pull down a team-high 8 rebounds. Wendell Carter Jr. gained 15 points, shooting 5/8 (62.5%) from the field in 27:10. Carter Jr. also grabbed a team-high 8 rebounds. Zach LaVine gained a team-high 16 points in 31:54, shooting 6/14 (42.9%) from the field and 4/8 (50.0%) from deep. Tomas Satoransky boasted 8 points, scoring 2/5 (40.0%) from the field in 27:15. In addition to his points, Satoransky also dished out a team-high 8 assists. Additional notable productions were achieved by Otto Porter Jr. (who added 15 points and added 5 rebounds), Thaddeus Young (who pulled down 5 rebounds), and Kris Dunn (who had 4 assists).

1st Quarter

The 1st Quarter launched as expected as the Cavaliers shot 5/11 from the field and 0/2 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 11 points. Center Tristan Thompson was a major player in this good start as he recorded 4 points on 2/4 shooting (0/0 from the three point mark). Thompson also grabbed 2 rebounds. At the same time, the Bulls had trouble in the first half of the quarter, making 4/11 from the field and 3/6 from the three point mark for a total of 14 points. Small Forward Otto Porter Jr. was among those on the Bulls who had a sluggish start to the quarter, shooting 1/3 from the field and 0/1 from the three point mark for 5 points. Shooting Guard Zach LaVine recorded 6 points.

Despite the reasonable start to the 1st Quarter, the Cavaliers faced difficulties shooting to wrap up the period, recording 14 points while going 3/8 from the field and 1/2 from deep. The Bulls also had trouble finishing up the period, recording 12 points on 5/12 shooting (1/5 from deep). The 1st Quarter closed with the Cavaliers down by 1 point (25-26). Tristan Thompson was the largest contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Bulls, Zach LaVine scored 6 points.

2nd Quarter

The Cavaliers struggled at the start of the 2nd Quarter, recording 3/11 from the field and 1/3 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 7 points. Likewise, the Bulls also had trouble in the first half of the quarter, shooting 4/10 from the field and 1/5 from deep for a total of 9 points. Shooting Guard Zach LaVine was one player on the Bulls who struggled starting the quarter, shooting 0/1 from the field and 0/1 from deep for no points. Luke Kornet gained 4 points and made 1 block.

Despite the sluggish start to the 2nd Quarter, the Cavaliers revitalized their shooting to round off the quarter, scoring 18 points while going 6/11 from the field and 1/4 from deep. The Bulls also faced no issues while finishing up the period, adding 18 points on 5/9 shooting (1/4 from the three point mark). The 2nd Quarter ended with the Cavaliers trailing the Bulls by 3 points (50-53). Lauri Markkanen was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 8 points. On the Cavaliers, Tristan Thompson scored 7 points.

3rd Quarter

The 3rd Quarter arrived unexceptionally as the Cavaliers shot 6/9 from the field and 3/4 from three in the first half of the quarter for a total of 16 points. Small Forward Cedi Osman was an important player in this decent start as he added 6 points on 2/2 shooting (2/2 from three). Osman also had 1 rebound in addition to his points. The Bulls had no issues in similar fashion in the beginning, scoring 5/11 from the field and 3/5 from the three point mark for a total of 14 points. Small Forward Otto Porter Jr. was a vital contributor in this principled start for the Bulls as he boasted 6 points on 2/4 shooting (1/1 from deep). In addition to his points, Porter Jr. also added 1 assist.

Despite the reasonable start to the 3rd Quarter, the Cavaliers had trouble shooting to wrap up the quarter, gaining 14 points while going 4/10 from the field and 2/5 from the three point mark. The Bulls, concurrently, had no trouble closing up the period, boasting 15 points on 5/10 shooting (1/4 from deep). The 3rd Quarter finished with the Cavaliers trailing the Bulls by 2 points (80-82). Cedi Osman was the most substantial contributor of the quarter, scoring 9 points. On the Bulls, Otto Porter Jr. scored 8 points.

4th Quarter

The 4th Quarter started off with a fast-paced shootout as the Cavaliers went 9/9 from the field and 2/2 from deep in the first half of the quarter for a total of 22 points. Kevin Porter Jr. was a crucial contributor in this exceptional start as he had 5 points on 2/2 shooting (1/1 from the three point mark). Porter Jr. also got 1 assist, had 1 block, and got 1 rebound in addition to points. The Bulls had no issues as well in the first half of the quarter, making 6/13 from the field and 1/4 from deep for a total of 14 points. Center Wendell Carter Jr. was a major player in this good start for the Bulls as he boasted 6 points on 3/3 shooting (0/0 from the three point mark). Carter Jr. also managed to grab 1 rebound in addition to points.

After the sound start to the 4th Quarter, the Cavaliers continued to show more of the same to round out the period, gaining 15 points while going 5/9 from the field and 0/2 from three. The Bulls, concurrently, had problems closing up the period, boasting 15 points on 5/14 shooting (3/6 from three). The Cavaliers won against the Bulls 117-111. Collin Sexton was the biggest contributor of the quarter, scoring 10 points. On the Bulls, Wendell Carter Jr. scored 10 points.

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