Wrap-Up – The Cavaliers stayed with OKC through three quarters, but the Thunder pulled away in the final period, sending the Cavs to their third straight loss – 106-91 – on Sunday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Kyrie Irving led the Wine and Gold with 20 points and Alonzo Gee added 18, but aside from Daniel Gibson’s 16-point performance, got little production off the bench in the loss.

Game Summary

The Cleveland Cavaliers (2-4) play the fifth game of their six-game road trip tonight as they travel to the Chesapeake Energy Arena to take on the Oklahoma City Thunder (4-2) at 7:00 p.m. (ET).

The Wine and Gold look to bounce back from a hearth-breaking, 107-105 loss to the Phoenix Suns on Friday while the Thunder are looking to extend their winning streak to four games.

Wrap-Up – The Cavaliers ran out to a 22-4 and eventually extended their edge to 26 points. But the Suns chipped away throughout the second half, eventually tying the game on a Shannon Brown jumper. Phoenix went on to take a four-point lead with 19.5 seconds to play, but Daniel Gibson’s fifth three-pointer of the game got them to within one. Sebastian Telfair split a pair of free throws and Kyrie Irving’s jumper on the Cavs final possession drew iron – sealing the 107-105 loss

Good morning, Mr. and Mrs. America and all the ships at sea! I’m an Optimist, penning today’s installment of NEWS … AROUND … THE …LEAGUE from the heart of glorious Maricopa County, Arizona.

This might be my first-ever “Good morning” salutation, and this column might be my first N.A.T.L. from out on the open road. Certainly from west of the Mississippi River. The mighty Mississip. The Ole Miss … The Old Man …

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