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Notebook: Cavaliers 105, Hornets 100


Brian Dulik, For NBA.com
Posted Thu Feb 21, 2013 12:54 AM - Updated Thu Feb 21, 2013 12:54 AM

THE FACTS: All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving scored 20 of his game-high 35 points in the final seven minutes, powering the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 105-100 victory over the New Orleans Hornets Wednesday night. Irving also had seven assists and five rebounds in Cleveland's lone national television appearance of the season. Shooting guard Dion Waiters added 16 points for the Cavaliers (17-37), while power forward Tristan Thompson had nine points and a game-best 13 rebounds. Shooting guard Brian Roberts led New Orleans (19-36) with a career-high tying 17 points off the bench, while center Robin Lopez scored 15 points.

QUOTABLE: "The fourth quarter is when your leader and go-to guy steps up. We just try to space out the floor and let Kyrie do his thing. We know he's going to make the right plays for his teammates and himself."

-- Cavaliers power forward Tristan Thompson

THE STAT: Irving amassed 28 points in the second half, the most in his two-year professional career. He shot 10-for-15 from the field, including 1-for-3 on 3-pointers, and 7-for-7 from the foul line in just 19 minutes after intermission. "It all comes down to the trust my teammates have in me to make plays," said Irving, whose 20 fourth-quarter points were one shy of his best period in the NBA. "And when it's winning time -- the fourth quarter -- obviously, I want to win."

TURNING POINT: The Hornets held a 78-74 lead with 6:45 left before Irving took over. The reigning NBA Rookie of the Year scored 18 of Cleveland's next 20 points in just 4:57, which put the Cavaliers in front 94-85. Irving even took a charge from the 7-foot, 255-pound Lopez that fouled him out of the game with 3:21 on the clock. "Irving's penetration was second to none tonight," New Orleans coach Monty Williams said. "He got to the basket whenever he tried to, especially late."

QUOTABLE II: "Kyrie really took the game over and put his team on his back. But we did a bad job trying to be physical with him. We just let him walk in the lane and get buckets. You've got to take some hard fouls and make guys earn it."

-- Hornets shooting guard Austin Rivers

HOT: The Cavaliers averaged 107.3 points during their seven-game homestand, which they finished with a 4-3 record. ... Irving is averaging 24.8 points, 3.5 rebounds and 5.6 assists over his last 21 games, while shooting .466 on 3-pointers and .906 on free throws. ... Waiters and Irving combined to shoot 19-for-32 from the floor with 10 assists. ... Cleveland only committed eight turnovers and didn't make a miscue on its final 27 possessions. .. Hornets power forward Al-Farouq Aminu grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked two shots. ... Roberts scored 17 points in just 11 minutes off the bench, making seven of his eight field goal attempts.

NOT: The Hornets allowed a season-high 37 points and were whistled for 13 fouls in the fourth quarter. The Cavaliers went 18-for-21 from the foul line during the frame. ... Lopez fouled out in 16 minutes and failed to grab a defensive rebound. ... New Orleans power forward Ryan Anderson was held to seven points and one 3-pointer. He leads the Hornets with a 16.7 average and is first in the NBA with 160 treys. ... New Orleans starting guards Greivis Vasquez and Rivers failed to make a basket in the final 12 1/2 minutes. ... Cleveland now has one fewer triumph than it had last season through 54 games.

QUOTABLE III: "You can't let guys get in a rhythm like Kyrie did, because it's hard to stop them when they get going. We should have kept him out in front of us, but we were all like half a step behind on defensive possessions."

-- Hornets small forward Al-Farouq Aminu

GOOD MOVE: Williams praised Hornets centers Jason Smith and Lopez for "trying to take some hard fouls" on Irving before criticizing the rest of his squad for not doing so. "Our other bigs didn't even attempt to give him any resistance at the basket," Williams said. The coach was clearly sending a message to No. 1 overall draft pick Anthony Davis and Anderson, who were passive at best defensively.

BAD MOVE: ESPN added the Cavaliers/Hornets game to its schedule early in the season, replacing the Heat/Hawks. Unfortunately, the contest didn't live up to national television standards for the first 3 1/2 quarters until Irving turned it on late. "You can see it coming with Kyrie," Cleveland coach Byron Scott said. "He gets a little bit of a gleam in his eye, and he hits one or two shots and just gets going."

NOTABLE: Hornets shooting guard Eric Gordon (right knee soreness) did not play for precautionary reasons, but Williams said he was "healthy." ... Roberts is a 30-year-old rookie who attended Toledo St. John's High School and the University of Dayton in Ohio. ... Rivers is named after Cavaliers broadcaster -- and former Cleveland All-Star -- Austin Carr. ... Scott plans to fly to Los Angeles for the funeral of Lakers owner Jerry Buss. Cleveland lead assistant coach Paul Pressey will run the Cavaliers' practice on Thursday.

UP NEXT: For the Hornets, Friday vs. Dallas, Sunday vs. Sacramento, Tuesday vs. Brooklyn. For the Cavaliers, Saturday @ Orlando, Sunday @ Miami, Tuesday @ Chicago.

NOH
CLE
     
    • 48.7%

    • 49.4%

    • 46.7%

    • 35.7%

    • 86.4%

    • 70.6%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
NOH CLE
Total Rebounds 39 34
Offensive Rebounds 11 12
Turnovers 13 8
Fast Break Pts: 4 13
Biggest Lead: 5 10
Points in the Paint: 42 38
NOH CLE
p Roberts   17 Irving   35
rb Aminu   10 Thompson   13
a Vasquez   8 Irving   7
s 2 players   1 Irving   2
b 2 players   2 3 players   1
 
  • 02/20 - NOH 100 @ CLE 105
  • 03/31 - CLE 92 @ NOH 112
New Orleans Hornets (19-36)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
A. Aminu F 35:37 1-2 0-0 2-2 -1 2 8 10 3 0 1 0 2 0 4
A. Davis F-C 29:13 2-7 0-0 8-8 -4 2 2 4 1 4 0 1 2 0 12
R. Lopez C 15:33 5-9 0-0 5-6 -18 3 0 3 0 6 0 3 0 1 15
A. Rivers G 30:55 5-11 1-1 0-0 -6 1 3 4 2 5 0 0 0 1 11
G. Vasquez G 38:49 5-13 1-5 2-2 -7 0 4 4 8 2 0 4 1 1 13
R. Anderson   28:10 3-11 1-4 0-0 +9 0 3 3 1 1 0 3 0 0 7
J. Smith   23:04 5-9 0-0 2-4 +3 1 5 6 0 4 1 1 0 0 12
X. Henry   06:57 0-1 0-0 0-0 -4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
R. Mason Jr.   20:46 4-5 1-1 0-0 +5 1 2 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 9
B. Roberts   10:56 7-8 3-4 0-0 -2 1 0 1 1 3 0 1 0 0 17
E. Gordon DNP - Coach's Decision
D. Miller DNP - Coach's Decision
L. Thomas DNP - Coach's Decision
Totals   240 37-76 7-15 19-22   11 28 39 16 28 2 13 6 3 100
  48.7% 46.7% 86.4%   team rebs: 6 total to: 13
Cleveland Cavaliers (17-37)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
A. Gee F 28:01 3-7 3-4 1-2 -2 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 10
T. Thompson F 32:54 2-8 0-0 5-12 +2 5 8 13 1 3 1 2 1 0 9
T. Zeller C-F 22:06 5-7 0-0 0-0 +6 2 0 2 0 3 0 1 0 0 10
D. Waiters G 28:54 6-10 0-1 4-4 +10 0 0 0 3 1 1 0 1 1 16
K. Irving G 36:40 13-22 2-5 7-7 +2 0 5 5 7 1 2 4 0 2 35
M. Speights   18:26 2-7 0-0 0-2 -10 3 3 6 1 2 0 0 0 1 4
S. Livingston   13:18 1-4 0-0 0-0 +6 1 1 2 2 3 0 0 0 1 2
L. Walton   17:39 0-2 0-0 0-0 +11 0 2 2 6 2 0 0 0 0 0
C. Miles   18:10 5-7 0-2 1-1 +1 1 1 2 0 2 1 0 1 0 11
W. Ellington   23:52 1-3 0-2 6-6 -1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 8
O. Casspi DNP - Coach's Decision
D. Gibson DNP - Coach's Decision
K. Jones DNP - Coach's Decision
Totals   240 38-77 5-14 24-34   12 22 34 20 18 6 8 3 6 105
  49.4% 35.7% 70.6%   team rebs: 12 total to: 8

inactive

  • Hornets: --
  • Cavaliers: Selby, Varejao

technical fouls

  • Hornets: --
  • Cavaliers: --

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 8
  • Times Tied: 15

arena stats

  • Arena: Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, OH
  • Officials: #32 Eddie F. Rush, #55 Bill Kennedy, #70 Brent Barnaky
  • Attendance: 16103
  • Duration: 2:21
New Orleans Hornets (19-36) Cleveland Cavaliers (17-37)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Zeller vs Lopez (Thompson gains possession)
  11:40
[CLE 3-0]
Gee 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Waiters (1 AST) 
Aminu Jump Shot: Missed  11:24  
  11:23 Irving Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  11:12
[CLE 5-0]
Zeller Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Irving (1 AST) 
Davis Jump Shot: Missed  10:55  
  10:53 Gee Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  10:43 Irving Turnover : Step Out of Bounds Turnover (1 TO) 
Lopez Jump Hook Shot: Made (2 PTS)  10:20
[NOH 2-5]
 
  10:02
[CLE 7-2]
Waiters Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Vasquez Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Thompson (1 ST)  09:43  
  09:28 Thompson Turnover : Traveling (1 TO) 
Lopez Jump Hook Shot: Missed  09:11  
  09:09 Thompson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  09:07 Irving Turnover : Double Dribble (2 TO) 
Lopez Foul: Offensive Charge (1 PF)  08:53  
Lopez Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  08:53  
  08:36
[CLE 9-2]
Zeller Jump Hook Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Waiters (2 AST) 
Rivers 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Vasquez (1 AST)  08:22
[NOH 5-9]
 
  07:55
[CLE 11-5]
Thompson Jump Hook Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Irving (2 AST) 
  07:35 Zeller Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Davis Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  07:35
[NOH 6-11]
 
Davis Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  07:35
[NOH 7-11]
 
Lopez Foul: Personal (2 PF)  07:24  
Lopez Substitution replaced by Anderson  07:24  
  07:10 Thompson Turnaround Hook Shot: Missed 
Aminu Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  07:08  
Anderson 3pt Shot: Missed  06:57  
Aminu Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  06:55  
  06:45 Gee Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
Vasquez 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Aminu (1 AST)  06:41
[NOH 10-11]
 
  06:25 Thompson Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
Aminu Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  06:24  
Vasquez Jump Bank Shot: Made (5 PTS)  06:08
[NOH 12-11]
 
Rivers Foul: Personal (1 PF)  05:57  
  05:57 Team Timeout : Regular 
  05:48 Gee Fadeaway Jump Shot: Missed 
Anderson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  05:47  
Anderson Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO)  05:46  
  05:46 Zeller Substitution replaced by Speights 
  05:33 Irving Pullup Bank shot: Missed 
Aminu Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  05:30  
Rivers Floating Jump shot: Made (5 PTS)  05:18
[NOH 14-11]
 
  05:04 Irving Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) 
Davis Jump Shot: Missed  04:46  
  04:45 Speights Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  04:29 Thompson Jump Bank Shot: Missed 
Aminu Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  04:27  
  04:26 Waiters Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Davis Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS)  04:26
[NOH 15-11]
 
  04:26 Waiters Substitution replaced by Livingston 
Davis Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS)  04:26
[NOH 16-11]
 
  04:16 Irving 3pt Shot: Missed 
Anderson Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  04:15  
Anderson Jump Shot: Missed  03:55  
  03:54 Team Rebound 
  03:36 Speights Turnaround Fadeaway shot: Missed 
Davis Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  03:33  
Anderson 3pt Shot: Missed  03:19  
Aminu Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  03:18  
Davis Jump Hook Shot: Missed  03:06  
  03:05 Thompson Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  02:46
[CLE 14-16]
Gee 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Livingston (1 AST) 
Anderson Reverse Layup Shot: Missed  02:27  
  02:24 Thompson Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  02:19 Irving Layup Shot: Missed Block: Aminu (1 BLK) 
  02:16 Livingston Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  02:10 Livingston Layup Shot: Missed Block: Davis (1 BLK) 
Rivers Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  02:09  
Vasquez Turnover : Traveling (2 TO)  02:05  
Team Timeout : Regular  02:05  
  02:05 Gee Substitution replaced by Walton 
  02:05 Thompson Substitution replaced by Miles 
Davis Substitution replaced by Smith  02:05  
  01:51
[CLE 16-16]
Irving Pullup Bank shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Walton (1 AST) 
Rivers Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS)  01:35
[NOH 18-16]
 
  01:20
[CLE 18-18]
Speights Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Walton (2 AST) 
Anderson Turnover : Traveling (2 TO)  00:57.2  
Aminu Substitution replaced by Henry  00:57.2  
  00:41.9 Speights Jump Shot: Missed 
Rivers Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  00:40.9  
Vasquez Jump Shot: Missed  00:27.9  
  00:27.3 Walton Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  00:05.9
[CLE 20-18]
Irving Floating Jump shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Walton (3 AST) 
  00:03.2 Livingston Foul: Personal Take (1 PF) 
Anderson Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS)  00:00.0
[NOH 20-20]
 
End of 1st Quarter
New Orleans Hornets (19-36) Cleveland Cavaliers (17-37)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
  11:59 Livingston Foul: Personal (2 PF) 
Smith Jump Shot: Missed  11:39  
  11:38 Miles Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Smith Foul: Defense 3 Second (0 PF)  11:20  
  11:20
[CLE 21-20]
Miles Free Throw Technical (1 PTS) 
  11:14
[CLE 23-20]
Livingston Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Walton (4 AST) 
Roberts 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS)  10:56
[NOH 23-23]
 
  10:37 Speights Jump Hook Shot: Missed 
Henry Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  10:33  
Henry Jump Shot: Missed  10:21  
  10:19 Speights Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  10:12
[CLE 25-23]
Miles Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (3 PTS) 
Mason Jr. Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Anderson (1 AST)  09:56
[NOH 25-25]
 
Roberts Foul: Personal (1 PF)  09:45  
  09:36 Speights Layup Shot: Missed Block: Henry (1 BLK) 
Smith Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:35  
Anderson Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (3 TO)  09:21  
  09:08
[CLE 27-25]
Ellington Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
  08:56 Speights Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
  08:56  
  08:56 Speights Substitution replaced by Zeller 
Roberts Step Back Jump shot: Made (5 PTS)  08:41
[NOH 27-27]
 
  08:20
[CLE 29-27]
Miles Running Bank shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Livingston (2 AST) 
Smith Foul: Offensive (1 PF)  08:00  
Smith Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  08:00  
  08:00 Livingston Substitution replaced by Waiters 
Henry Substitution replaced by Rivers  08:00  
Smith Substitution replaced by Davis  08:00  
  07:44 Ellington Turnover : Traveling (1 TO) 
Anderson Jump Shot: Missed  07:25  
Roberts Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  07:23  
Rivers Jump Bank Shot: Missed  07:19  
Davis Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  07:18  
  07:17 Miles Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Davis Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS)  07:17
[NOH 28-29]
 
Anderson Substitution replaced by Lopez  07:17  
Mason Jr. Substitution replaced by Vasquez  07:17  
Davis Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS)  07:17
[NOH 29-29]
 
  07:06
[CLE 31-29]
Waiters Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Roberts Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Miles (1 ST)  06:47  
  06:43
[CLE 33-29]
Miles Driving Dunk Shot: Made (7 PTS) 
  06:27 Walton Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
Davis Floating Jump shot: Missed  06:20  
Lopez Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  06:18  
Lopez Putback Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS)  06:16
[NOH 31-33]
 
  06:06 Waiters Jump Shot: Missed 
  06:05 Zeller Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  06:05 Zeller Putback Dunk Shot: Missed 
  06:04 Zeller Rebound (Off:2 Def:0) 
  05:56
[CLE 35-31]
Waiters Fadeaway Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Walton (5 AST) 
Vasquez Jump Shot: Missed Block: Miles (1 BLK)  05:32  
Team Rebound  05:32  
  05:32 Team Timeout : Regular 
  05:32 Miles Substitution replaced by Thompson 
  05:32 Walton Substitution replaced by Irving 
Roberts Substitution replaced by Aminu  05:32  
Vasquez Running Bank shot: Missed  05:27  
Lopez Rebound (Off:2 Def:0)  05:22  
Lopez Putback Dunk Shot: Made (6 PTS)  05:22
[NOH 33-35]
 
  05:10 Ellington 3pt Shot: Missed 
Vasquez Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  05:09  
Rivers Floating Jump shot: Missed  04:57  
  04:55 Thompson Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  04:36
[CLE 37-33]
Waiters Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Irving (3 AST) 
Vasquez 3pt Shot: Missed  04:11  
  04:11 Team Rebound 
Lopez Foul: Loose Ball (3 PF)  04:11  
  04:11 Ellington Substitution replaced by Gee 
Lopez Substitution replaced by Smith  04:11  
  03:54 Thompson Fadeaway Jump Shot: Missed 
Smith Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  03:51  
Smith Driving Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Rivers (1 AST)  03:30
[NOH 35-37]
 
  03:14 Zeller Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Smith (1 ST) 
Aminu Slam Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Vasquez (2 AST)  03:06
[NOH 37-37]
 
  03:05 Team Timeout : Short 
Smith Foul: Personal Block (2 PF)  02:52  
Team Timeout : Regular  02:52  
  02:37 Gee Fadeaway Jump Shot: Missed Block: Davis (2 BLK) 
Davis Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  02:36  
Davis Jump Shot: Missed  02:19  
  02:18 Irving Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
Rivers Foul: Personal (2 PF)  02:12  
  02:05
[CLE 40-37]
Irving 3pt Shot: Made (7 PTS) 
Smith Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Vasquez (3 AST)  01:49
[NOH 39-40]
 
  01:27 Irving Step Back Jump shot: Missed 
Vasquez Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  01:23  
Vasquez Jump Shot: Missed  01:01  
  01:01 Team Rebound 
Davis Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) (2 FTA)  01:01  
  01:01 Thompson Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  01:01 Team Rebound 
  01:01 Zeller Substitution replaced by Miles 
  01:01 Thompson Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Smith Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  01:01  
Vasquez Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Waiters (1 ST)  00:47.9  
  00:42.9 Waiters Finger Roll Layup Shot: Missed Block: Aminu (2 BLK) 
  00:36.8 Miles Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  00:31.9
[CLE 43-39]
Gee 3pt Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Irving (4 AST) 
Smith Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Rivers (2 AST)  00:09.9
[NOH 41-43]
 
  00:01.0 Waiters 3pt Shot: Missed 
Smith Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  00:00.4  
End of 2nd Quarter
New Orleans Hornets (19-36) Cleveland Cavaliers (17-37)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
  11:43 Thompson Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Lopez Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  11:43  
Team Rebound  11:43  
Lopez Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS)  11:43
[NOH 42-43]
 
  11:26 Irving 3pt Shot: Missed 
  11:24 Team Rebound 
  11:19 Zeller Jump Shot: Missed 
Vasquez Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  11:17  
Lopez Jump Hook Shot: Made (9 PTS)  11:02
[NOH 44-43]
 
  10:41
[CLE 45-44]
Zeller Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Irving (5 AST) 
Rivers Driving Layup Shot: Missed Block: Waiters (1 BLK)  10:27  
  10:26 Thompson Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
  10:16
[CLE 47-44]
Thompson Floating Jump shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Irving (6 AST) 
  10:01 Zeller Foul: Personal Block (2 PF) 
  09:54 Zeller Foul: Personal (3 PF) 
Lopez Reverse Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Aminu (2 AST)  09:46
[NOH 46-47]
 
Rivers Foul: Personal (3 PF)  09:34  
  09:29
[CLE 49-46]
Irving Step Back Jump shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Thompson (1 AST) 
Lopez Turnaround Fadeaway shot: Missed  09:10  
  09:07 Irving Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  09:03
[CLE 51-46]
Irving Driving Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) 
  08:46 Thompson Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Davis Free Throw 1 of 2 (7 PTS)  08:46
[NOH 47-51]
 
Davis Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS)  08:46
[NOH 48-51]
 
  08:25
[CLE 53-48]
Zeller Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Irving (7 AST) 
Lopez Hook Shot: Missed Block: Thompson (1 BLK)  08:01  
Lopez Rebound (Off:3 Def:0)  08:00  
Lopez Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Irving (1 ST)  07:58  
Vasquez Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  07:54  
  07:54
[CLE 54-48]
Waiters Free Throw 1 of 2 (9 PTS) 
  07:54
[CLE 55-48]
Waiters Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS) 
Vasquez Driving Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS)  07:33
[NOH 50-55]
 
Lopez Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (2 FTA)  07:22  
  07:22 Thompson Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  07:22 Team Rebound 
  07:22 Thompson Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Aminu Rebound (Off:2 Def:5)  07:22  
Rivers Driving Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Vasquez (4 AST)  07:08
[NOH 52-55]
 
  06:58 Irving Running Jump Shot: Missed 
  06:56 Thompson Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
Davis Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  06:56  
  06:56
[CLE 56-52]
Thompson Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS) 
Lopez Substitution replaced by Smith  06:56  
  06:56
[CLE 57-52]
Thompson Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS) 
Smith Dunk Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Davis (1 AST)  06:41
[NOH 54-57]
 
  06:24
[CLE 59-54]
Waiters Fadeaway Jump Shot: Made (12 PTS) 
Vasquez 3pt Shot: Missed  06:02  
  06:01 Thompson Rebound (Off:1 Def:6) 
  05:51
[CLE 61-54]
Waiters Fadeaway Jump Shot: Made (14 PTS) 
Vasquez Turnover : Bad Pass (4 TO) Steal:Irving (2 ST)  05:35  
  05:32
[CLE 63-54]
Irving Dunk Shot: Made (13 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  05:32  
Rivers Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS)  05:07
[NOH 56-63]
 
  04:41 Gee 3pt Shot: Missed 
Rivers Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  04:40  
Rivers Floating Jump shot: Missed  04:31  
Rivers Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  04:30  
Rivers Jump Shot: Missed  04:17  
  04:16 Thompson Rebound (Off:1 Def:7) 
  04:07
[CLE 65-56]
Zeller Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Waiters (3 AST) 
Davis Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Gee (1 ST)  04:05  
Davis Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA)  04:03  
  04:03 Gee Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  04:03 Team Rebound 
  04:03 Zeller Substitution replaced by Ellington 
  04:03 Waiters Substitution replaced by Speights 
Davis Substitution replaced by Mason Jr.  04:03  
Rivers Substitution replaced by Anderson  04:03  
  04:03
[CLE 66-56]
Gee Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS) 
Mason Jr. Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Vasquez (5 AST)  03:41
[NOH 58-66]
 
  03:31 Thompson Fadeaway Jump Shot: Missed 
Aminu Rebound (Off:2 Def:6)  03:29  
Vasquez 3pt Shot: Missed  03:11  
Smith Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  03:10  
Vasquez Driving Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS)  02:59
[NOH 60-66]
 
  02:35 Ellington 3pt Shot: Missed 
Aminu Rebound (Off:2 Def:7)  02:33  
Vasquez Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (11 PTS)  02:23
[NOH 62-66]
 
  02:00 Thompson Layup Shot: Missed 
  01:59 Thompson Rebound (Off:2 Def:7) 
Smith Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA)  01:59  
  01:59 Team Timeout : Regular 
  01:59 Gee Substitution replaced by Miles 
  01:59 Thompson Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  01:59 Team Rebound 
  01:59 Thompson Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Aminu Rebound (Off:2 Def:8)  01:59  
Mason Jr. Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Vasquez (6 AST)  01:38
[NOH 64-66]
 
  01:21 Irving Turnover : Bad Pass (4 TO) Steal:Aminu (1 ST) 
Smith Slam Dunk Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Aminu (3 AST)  01:16
[NOH 66-66]
 
  01:00 Thompson Turnover : Traveling (2 TO) 
  01:00 Thompson Substitution replaced by Walton 
  00:45.5 Walton Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Vasquez Free Throw 1 of 2 (12 PTS)  00:45.5
[NOH 67-66]
 
Vasquez Free Throw 2 of 2 (13 PTS)  00:45.5
[NOH 68-66]
 
  00:31.9
[CLE 68-68]
Irving Driving Layup Shot: Made (15 PTS) 
  00:20.7 Speights Foul: Personal (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Smith Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  00:20.7  
Team Rebound  00:20.7  
Smith Free Throw 2 of 2 (11 PTS)  00:20.7
[NOH 69-68]
 
End of 3rd Quarter
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  11:41 Walton Fadeaway Jump Shot: Missed 
  11:39 Speights Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  11:37
[CLE 70-69]
Speights Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Smith Pullup Jump shot: Missed  11:20  
Team Rebound  11:20  
Mason Jr. 3pt Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Vasquez (7 AST)  11:09
[NOH 72-70]
 
  10:50
[CLE 72-72]
Miles Fadeaway Jump Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Speights (1 AST) 
  10:35 Livingston Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) 
Aminu Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS)  10:35
[NOH 73-72]
 
Aminu Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS)  10:35
[NOH 74-72]
 
Mason Jr. Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  10:25  
  10:25 Speights Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  10:25 Team Rebound 
  10:25 Speights Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
  10:25 Speights Rebound (Off:2 Def:2) 
  10:14 Speights Fadeaway Jump Shot: Missed 
Mason Jr. Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  10:12  
Anderson 3pt Shot: Missed  09:59  
  09:58 Speights Rebound (Off:2 Def:3) 
  09:51 Miles 3pt Shot: Missed 
Vasquez Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  09:50  
Smith Jump Shot: Missed  09:40  
  09:39 Livingston Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  09:23
[CLE 74-74]
Miles Driving Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) 
Anderson Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS)  09:03
[NOH 76-74]
 
  08:49 Miles 3pt Shot: Missed 
  08:48 Speights Rebound (Off:3 Def:3) 
Smith Foul: Personal (4 PF)  08:48  
  08:48  
Vasquez Substitution replaced by Roberts  08:48  
  08:37 Livingston Fadeaway Jump Shot: Missed 
Mason Jr. Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  08:34  
Smith Jump Shot: Missed  08:16  
  08:15 Ellington Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Aminu Substitution replaced by Henry  08:08  
  07:58 Livingston Jump Bank Shot: Missed 
Smith Rebound (Off:1 Def:5)  07:56  
Roberts 3pt Shot: Missed  07:39  
Mason Jr. Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  07:38  
Anderson Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed  07:18  
Team Rebound  07:17  
  07:08 Livingston Substitution replaced by Irving 
Roberts Driving Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS)  07:01
[NOH 78-74]
 
Roberts Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  06:44  
  06:44
[CLE 75-78]
Irving Free Throw 1 of 2 (16 PTS) 
  06:44
[CLE 76-78]
Irving Free Throw 2 of 2 (17 PTS) 
  06:27 Irving Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Smith Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  06:27  
Team Rebound  06:27  
  06:27 Speights Substitution replaced by Thompson 
Smith Free Throw 2 of 2 (12 PTS)  06:27
[NOH 79-76]
 
  06:08
[CLE 78-79]
Irving Floating Jump shot: Made (19 PTS) 
Roberts Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (1 FTA)  06:08  
Smith Substitution replaced by Lopez  06:08  
Henry Substitution replaced by Aminu  06:08  
Roberts Substitution replaced by Vasquez  06:08  
  06:08
[CLE 79-79]
Irving Free Throw 1 of 1 (20 PTS) 
  05:53 Thompson Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) 
  05:53 Team Timeout : Regular 
Lopez Free Throw 1 of 2 (12 PTS)  05:53
[NOH 80-79]
 
Lopez Free Throw 2 of 2 (13 PTS)  05:53
[NOH 81-79]
 
  05:42
[CLE 81-81]
Irving Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Made (22 PTS) 
  05:23 Miles Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Lopez Free Throw 1 of 2 (14 PTS)  05:23
[NOH 82-81]
 
  05:23 Miles Substitution replaced by Waiters 
Lopez Free Throw 2 of 2 (15 PTS)  05:23
[NOH 83-81]
 
  05:13 Walton Jump Shot: Missed 
  05:12 Thompson Rebound (Off:3 Def:7) 
Lopez Foul: Shooting (5 PF) (2 FTA)  04:58  
  04:58
[CLE 82-83]
Ellington Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS) 
  04:58
[CLE 83-83]
Ellington Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS) 
Lopez Jump Hook Shot: Missed  04:41  
  04:38 Thompson Rebound (Off:3 Def:8) 
  04:23
[CLE 85-83]
Irving Step Back Jump shot: Made (24 PTS) 
Vasquez 3pt Shot: Missed  04:03  
  04:02 Walton Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  03:55
[CLE 88-83]
Irving 3pt Shot: Made (27 PTS) Assist: Walton (6 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  03:54  
  03:54 Walton Substitution replaced by Gee 
Mason Jr. Jump Shot: Missed  03:38  
  03:37 Irving Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  03:33
[CLE 90-83]
Irving Driving Layup Shot: Made (29 PTS) 
Lopez Foul: Offensive Charge (6 PF)  03:21  
Lopez Turnover : Foul (3 TO)  03:21  
Lopez Substitution replaced by Davis  03:21  
  02:58 Irving Running Jump Shot: Missed Block: Vasquez (1 BLK) 
  02:58 Team Rebound 
Aminu Substitution replaced by Rivers  02:58  
  02:55 Gee Fadeaway Jump Shot: Missed 
  02:55 Team Rebound 
  02:38 Irving 3pt Shot: Missed 
  02:37 Team Rebound 
  02:33 Waiters Jump Shot: Missed 
  02:32 Thompson Rebound (Off:4 Def:8) 
  02:14
[CLE 92-83]
Irving Driving Layup Shot: Made (31 PTS) 
Davis Slam Dunk Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Vasquez (8 AST)  02:08
[NOH 85-92]
 
Vasquez Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  01:48  
  01:48
[CLE 93-85]
Irving Free Throw 1 of 2 (32 PTS) 
Vasquez Substitution replaced by Roberts  01:48  
  01:48
[CLE 94-85]
Irving Free Throw 2 of 2 (33 PTS) 
Rivers Jump Bank Shot: Missed  01:32  
Davis Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  01:30  
Davis Tip Shot: Made (12 PTS)  01:30
[NOH 87-94]
 
  01:14 Irving Floating Jump shot: Missed 
  01:13 Thompson Rebound (Off:5 Def:8) 
Mason Jr. Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  01:12  
  01:12
[CLE 95-87]
Thompson Free Throw 1 of 2 (7 PTS) 
  01:12 Thompson Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Anderson Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  01:11  
Roberts 3pt Shot: Made (10 PTS)  01:03
[NOH 90-95]
 
Mason Jr. Foul: Personal (3 PF) (2 FTA)  00:54.4  
  00:54.4
[CLE 96-90]
Thompson Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS) 
  00:54.4
[CLE 97-90]
Thompson Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS) 
Anderson 3pt Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Roberts (1 AST)  00:44.9
[NOH 93-97]
 
Rivers Foul: Personal Take (4 PF) (2 FTA)  00:37.3  
  00:37.3
[CLE 98-93]
Waiters Free Throw 1 of 2 (15 PTS) 
  00:37.3
[CLE 99-93]
Waiters Free Throw 2 of 2 (16 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Short  00:37.3  
Roberts Driving Layup Shot: Made (12 PTS)  00:31.8
[NOH 95-99]
 
Anderson Foul: Personal Take (1 PF) (2 FTA)  00:26.8  
  00:26.8
[CLE 100-95]
Ellington Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS) 
  00:26.8
[CLE 101-95]
Ellington Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Short  00:26.8  
Anderson Jump Shot: Missed  00:17.9  
  00:16.4 Irving Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
Rivers Foul: Personal (5 PF) (2 FTA)  00:16.2  
  00:16.2
[CLE 102-95]
Irving Free Throw 1 of 2 (34 PTS) 
  00:16.2
[CLE 103-95]
Irving Free Throw 2 of 2 (35 PTS) 
Roberts 3pt Shot: Made (15 PTS)  00:08.9
[NOH 98-103]
 
Davis Foul: Personal (4 PF) (2 FTA)  00:07.5  
  00:07.5
[CLE 104-98]
Ellington Free Throw 1 of 2 (7 PTS) 
  00:07.5
[CLE 105-98]
Ellington Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS) 
Roberts Layup Shot: Made (17 PTS)  00:03.3
[NOH 100-105]
 
End of 4th Quarter
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