Submitted by nadams on November 12, 2012 - 3:49pm
#CavsTop5 Plays of Week Two.
Cavs forward Tristan Thompson has parlayed a summer of solid work into a successful start to his sophomore season.
The 6-9, 227-pounder is one of the squad’s most unique individuals – and not just because he’s ambidextrous and from Canada. He’s also one of the Cavaliers’ best guys. And he’s taking your questions.
Here’s your chance to ask Tristan whatever’s on your mind: from his relationship with Kyrie to the state of Canadian basketball to his thoughts on the recent road trip.
The young Cavaliers are working their way through a tough six-game trip, and not all the numbers have been good – Coach Scott would be quick to admit that. But the junket has seen some serious growth and some breakout performances and a pair of Cavaliers near the top of the NBA’s statistical heap.
As the Wine and Gold prepare to close out the roadie on Tuesday night in Brooklyn, here’s a look at some positive digits from the first five games …
On the fourth quarter:
“I think the main thing is that Russell [Westbrook] got hot. [The Thunder] got some transition baskets and we took out most of our starters to try to give them some rest. Our second unit guys didn’t react that well. They got a nice little run.”
Submitted by mhaltuch on November 12, 2012 - 12:58am
Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving speaks to the media following the Cavaliers 106-91 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Listen to Radio Play-by-Play announcer John Michael's Time Warner Cable Call of the Game from Oklahoma City as the Cavaliers fell to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Kyrie Irving steals the ball from Russell Westbrook and goes coast to coast for the reverse layup.
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Submitted by mhaltuch on November 11, 2012 - 10:31pm
The Cavaliers fell 106-91 in Oklahoma City to the Thunder on Sunday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
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.
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.