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Notebook: Cavaliers 97, Pistons 96


By Dana Gauruder, for NBA.com
Posted Wed Mar 26, 2014 11:46 PM - Updated Wed Mar 26, 2014 11:46 PM

THE FACT: The Detroit Pistons have lost 11 games this season after taking a lead into the fourth quarter. They have won only one of 35 games when trailing entering the final quarter.

THE LEAD: Second-year shooting guard Dion Waiters made a 19-foot jumper at the buzzer, and the shorthanded Cleveland Cavaliers erased a 16-point, fourth-quarter deficit to shock the Detroit Pistons 97-96 Wednesday night at The Palace. Waiters had 18 points, while Cavaliers reserve guard Matthew Dellavedova scored a career-high 21 points as Cleveland won its third straight. Forward Josh Smith led the Pistons with 24 points, eight rebounds and six assists. Point guard Brandon Jennings recorded his 17th double-double with 17 points and 13 assists for Detroit, which lost for the sixth time in seven games.

QUOTABLE: "Those are the shots you always picture in your head when you're in the gym by yourself, counting down (the clock). You're always thinking about a game like that, you're always thinking about a game-winner. When the time comes, are you going to be ready? My time was tonight. Coach (Mike Brown) came to me, believed in me and I was able to knock down a shot for my team."
-- Waiters on his game-winner, which he made over Detroit guard Rodney Stuckey after Luol Deng's inbounds pass

THE STAT: 12. Waiters missed all six of his 3-point attempts and 12 of his 19 field-goal attempts before his final shot. Those earlier misses didn't faze Waiters. Brown said he told Waiters to drive to the basket on the last play, though Waiters later disputed that notion. But Brown loved the outcome. "He wanted the ball and he showed why he has a chance to be great," Brown said.

TURNING POINT: Cleveland was down by nine with three minutes left but guard Jarrett Jack's 3-pointer gave them some life. Jack added another jumper and a three-point play during the comeback while Detroit missed its last five shots and committed a turnover. When Brandon Jennings missed a shot in the lane, the Cavs called timeout with 3.2 seconds remaining to set up the decisive play.

HOT: Cleveland reserve center Anderson Varejao gave his team a huge boost against Detroit's jumbo front line. He scored 12 points and secured 16 rebounds as the Cavs lost the board battle against the league's premier rebounding club by just three, 48-45. His post defense was also crucial during the fourth quarter, as Detroit was held to 31.6 percent shooting and committed three turnovers while Cleveland outscored Detroit 31-14.

NOT: Detroit's inability to close out games falls primarily on its point guard. Jennings missed all four shots he took in the fourth quarter and he didn't have an assist in the final 5:56. Jennings was acquired from Milwaukee in the offseason in a blockbuster deal and one disgruntled fan behind the bench shouted, "Go back to Milwaukee!" as the Pistons' lead evaporated.

QUOTABLE II: "It's just growth. Once you've been put in these positions before, you understand what it takes to dig yourself out. Obviously, we don't like playing from behind but we're somewhat battle-tested in that sense. Guys do a good job of sticking with it."
-- Jack on the Cavs' comeback. Cleveland also rallied from a 13-point deficit in its last trip to Auburn Hills on Feb. 12.

ROOKIE WATCH: Dellavedova kept the Cavs within striking distance with his perimeter shooting. He hadn't scored more than 14 points before his 21-point outburst on Wednesday. He made five of his team's nine 3-pointers and contributed six assists. Detroit's Kentavious Caldwell-Pope had five points and two rebounds in 13 minutes.

NOTABLE: Cleveland (29-44) dressed only 10 players. All-Star Kyrie Irving missed his sixth consecutive game with a left biceps strain. The Cavaliers' top draft pick, forward Anthony Bennett, sat out for the ninth consecutive game with a left patellar tendon strain. Carrick Felix (knee), Sergey Karasev (knee) and C.J. Miles (ankle) were also sidelined. ... Pistons center Andre Drummond and Smith, two of the league's worst foul shooters, both missed the rim on a free throw attempt. ... Cleveland leads the season series 2-1. The teams meet again in Cleveland on April 9. ... The Pistons will celebrate the 25th anniversary of their first championship with a reunion of the Bad Boys during halftime of their game Friday against Miami.

UP NEXT: For the Cavaliers, Friday @ Brooklyn, Sunday vs. Indiana, Wednesday @ Orlando. For the Pistons, Friday vs. Miami, Saturday @ Philadelphia, Monday vs. Milwaukee.

CLE
DET
     
    • 43.5%

    • 46.4%

    • 34.6%

    • 42.3%

    • 58.3%

    • 53.8%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
CLE DET
Total Rebounds 45 48
Offensive Rebounds 13 11
Turnovers 10 11
Fast Break Pts: 6 9
Biggest Lead: 2 16
Points in the Paint: 34 36
CLE DET
p Dellavedova   21 Smith   24
rb Varejao   16 Drummond   11
a Dellavedova   6 Jennings   13
s 3 players   1 2 players   2
b 2 players   1 Smith   3
 
  • 12/23 - DET 115 @ CLE 92
  • 02/12 - CLE 93 @ DET 89
  • 03/26 - CLE 97 @ DET 96
  • 04/09 - DET 100 @ CLE 122
Cleveland Cavaliers (29-44)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
L. Deng F 34:07 3-14 0-4 1-1 -1 2 4 6 4 0 0 2 0 1 7
T. Thompson F 21:42 0-3 0-0 6-10 -16 3 3 6 0 0 0 2 0 2 6
S. Hawes C 23:52 2-4 0-2 0-1 -18 1 5 6 2 1 1 2 1 0 4
D. Waiters G 38:32 8-20 0-6 2-3 +3 0 4 4 4 3 0 0 1 2 18
J. Jack G 28:30 7-15 2-4 1-1 -12 0 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 17
M. Dellavedova   35:34 7-9 5-7 2-4 +24 0 3 3 6 2 1 2 0 0 21
A. Varejao   31:19 5-9 0-0 2-4 +25 7 9 16 0 4 1 0 0 0 12
T. Zeller   09:42 2-5 0-0 0-0 -4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
A. Gee   16:42 3-6 2-3 0-0 +4 0 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 8
A. Bennett DND - LEFT PATELLAR TENDON STRAIN
S. Curry DNP - Coach's Decision
S. Karasev DND - RIGHT KNEE PATELLAR TENDINITIS
C. Miles DND - LEFT ANKLE SPRAIN
Total   240 37-85 9-26 14-24   13 32 45 18 13 3 10 2 5 97
  43.5% 34.6% 58.3%   team rebs: 11 total to: 10
Detroit Pistons (26-45)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
J. Smith F 43:52 11-23 1-5 1-3 +6 1 7 8 6 2 0 2 3 0 24
G. Monroe F 27:40 6-9 0-0 2-2 +21 2 6 8 1 3 2 2 1 1 14
A. Drummond C 26:14 3-6 0-0 0-4 -3 1 10 11 1 3 0 2 0 0 6
K. Singler G 29:54 7-11 4-6 0-0 +2 1 2 3 2 4 1 0 1 0 18
B. Jennings G 41:14 6-14 5-9 0-0 +6 0 5 5 13 1 2 2 0 0 17
R. Stuckey   32:07 2-10 0-2 2-2 -9 1 1 2 2 1 0 2 0 0 6
J. Jerebko   19:02 2-6 0-2 0-0 -13 2 6 8 0 2 0 0 0 0 4
K. Caldwell-Pope   13:11 2-4 1-2 0-0 -8 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 5
W. Bynum   06:46 0-1 0-0 2-2 -7 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 2
G. Datome DNP - Coach's Decision
T. Mitchell DNP - Coach's Decision
P. Siva DNP - Coach's Decision
C. Villanueva DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 39-84 11-26 7-13   11 37 48 27 18 5 11 5 2 96
  46.4% 42.3% 53.8%   team rebs: 5 total to: 13

inactive

  • Cavaliers: Felix, Irving
  • Pistons: Billups, Harrellson

technical fouls

  • Cavaliers: Zeller
  • Pistons: Drummond

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 10
  • Times Tied: 6

arena stats

  • Arena: Palace of Auburn Hills, Detroit, MI
  • Officials: #15 Bennett Salvatore, #6 Tony Brown, #77 Karl Lane
  • Attendance: 15979
  • Duration: 2:17
Cleveland Cavaliers (29-45) Detroit Pistons (27-45)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Drummond vs Hawes (Deng gains possession)
Jack Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Waiters (1 AST)  11:40
[CLE 2-0]
 
  11:22
[DET 2-2]
Singler Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Monroe (1 AST) 
Deng 3pt Shot: Missed  11:09  
  11:08 Drummond Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  10:57
[DET 4-2]
Smith Running Hook Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Jennings (1 AST) 
Waiters Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS)  10:40
[CLE 4-4]
 
  10:17 Smith Jump Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  10:16  
Waiters Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS)  09:57
[CLE 6-4]
 
Waiters Foul: Personal (1 PF)  09:45  
Hawes Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  09:35  
  09:35 Drummond Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  09:35 Team Rebound 
  09:35 Drummond Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Hawes Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:34  
Waiters 3pt Shot: Missed  09:27  
  09:25 Monroe Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  09:17
[DET 7-6]
Jennings 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) 
Jack Jump Shot: Missed  09:04  
Thompson Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  09:03  
  09:01 Drummond Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Thompson Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  09:01  
Team Rebound  09:01  
Thompson Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  09:01  
  09:00 Monroe Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  08:48
[DET 9-6]
Smith Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Jennings (2 AST) 
  08:36 Drummond Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Thompson Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  08:36  
Team Rebound  08:36  
  08:36 Drummond Substitution replaced by Stuckey 
Thompson Free Throw 2 of 2 (1 PTS)  08:36
[CLE 7-9]
 
  08:17
[DET 11-7]
Smith Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Jennings (3 AST) 
Deng 3pt Shot: Missed  08:03  
  08:02 Monroe Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  07:52
[DET 13-7]
Monroe Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Smith (1 AST) 
Thompson Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Monroe (1 ST)  07:36  
  07:26
[DET 16-7]
Jennings 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Singler (1 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  07:26  
Waiters 3pt Shot: Missed  07:05  
Deng Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  07:04  
Hawes Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO)  06:56  
  06:45
[DET 18-7]
Stuckey Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Jack Jump Shot: Missed  06:35  
Thompson Rebound (Off:2 Def:0)  06:34  
Thompson Layup Shot: Missed Block: Monroe (1 BLK)  06:31  
  06:30 Smith Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  06:23
[DET 21-7]
Singler 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Smith (2 AST) 
  06:17 Monroe Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
Waiters Substitution replaced by Dellavedova  06:17  
Thompson Substitution replaced by Varejao  06:17  
Hawes Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Jack (1 AST)  06:11
[CLE 9-21]
 
  06:11 Singler Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) 
Hawes Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed  06:11  
  06:10 Smith Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  05:47 Monroe Layup Shot: Missed Block: Hawes (1 BLK) 
  05:47 Team Rebound 
  05:46 Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover 
  05:33 Monroe Foul: Personal (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Dellavedova Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  05:33
[CLE 10-21]
 
  05:33 Monroe Substitution replaced by Jerebko 
Dellavedova Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  05:33  
  05:32 Jerebko Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  05:11 Stuckey Jump Shot: Missed 
Hawes Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  05:09  
Jack Jump Shot: Missed  05:02  
  05:01 Singler Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Dellavedova Foul: Personal (1 PF)  05:01  
  04:45 Stuckey Jump Shot: Missed 
Deng Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  04:44  
Deng Running Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS)  04:40
[CLE 12-21]
 
  04:40 Singler Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA) 
Deng Free Throw 1 of 1 (3 PTS)  04:40
[CLE 13-21]
 
  04:27
[DET 24-13]
Singler 3pt Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Smith (3 AST) 
Deng Jump Shot: Made (5 PTS)  04:09
[CLE 15-24]
 
  03:56 Jennings 3pt Shot: Missed 
Varejao Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  03:55  
  03:48 Stuckey Foul: Personal (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
  03:48 Singler Substitution replaced by Caldwell-Pope 
Dellavedova Free Throw 1 of 2 (2 PTS)  03:48
[CLE 16-24]
 
Dellavedova Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  03:48  
  03:47 Jerebko Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  03:39 Smith Layup Shot: Missed 
Hawes Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  03:35  
Hawes 3pt Shot: Missed  03:16  
  03:15 Jerebko Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  03:04 Stuckey Layup Shot: Missed 
Varejao Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  03:02  
Jack Turnover : Step Out of Bounds Turnover (1 TO)  03:01  
Hawes Substitution replaced by Zeller  03:01  
Jack Substitution replaced by Waiters  03:01  
  03:01 Team Timeout : Regular 
  02:47
[DET 26-16]
Caldwell-Pope Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Jennings (4 AST) 
Deng Jump Shot: Missed Block: Smith (1 BLK)  02:29  
Varejao Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  02:29  
Varejao Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  02:28
[CLE 18-26]
 
  02:10
[DET 29-18]
Caldwell-Pope 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Smith (4 AST) 
Varejao Hook Shot: Made (4 PTS)  01:46
[CLE 20-29]
 
  01:31 Jerebko 3pt Shot: Missed 
Dellavedova Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  01:30  
Deng Jump Shot: Missed  01:22  
Varejao Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  01:21  
Varejao Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS)  01:20
[CLE 22-29]
 
  00:54.9 Stuckey 3pt Shot: Missed 
Varejao Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  00:51.7  
Deng Jump Shot: Missed  00:36.9  
Deng Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  00:35.7  
Deng Layup Shot: Missed  00:34.8  
  00:33.8 Smith Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  00:26.9 Smith Jump Shot: Missed 
  00:26.3 Stuckey Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  00:26.3
[DET 31-22]
Stuckey Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
  00:05.7 Caldwell-Pope Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Waiters Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS)  00:05.7
[CLE 23-31]
 
Deng Substitution replaced by Gee  00:05.7  
Waiters Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS)  00:05.7
[CLE 24-31]
 
Waiters Foul: Personal (2 PF)  00:02.1  
Waiters Substitution replaced by Jack  00:02.1  
  00:00.3
[DET 33-24]
Jerebko Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Smith (5 AST) 
End of 1st Quarter
Cleveland Cavaliers (29-45) Detroit Pistons (27-45)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
  11:40 Smith Hook Shot: Missed 
Varejao Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  11:38  
Zeller Jump Shot: Missed  11:21  
  11:20 Jerebko Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  11:12 Smith Turnover : Traveling (1 TO) 
Varejao Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS)  10:53
[CLE 26-33]
 
  10:31 Stuckey Layup Shot: Missed 
Varejao Rebound (Off:2 Def:5)  10:30  
Zeller Hook Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Dellavedova (1 AST)  10:15
[CLE 28-33]
 
  09:57
[DET 35-28]
Jennings Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) 
Waiters 3pt Shot: Missed  09:41  
Varejao Rebound (Off:3 Def:5)  09:40  
Varejao Layup Shot: Missed  09:24  
  09:24 Jennings Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Varejao Foul: Personal (1 PF)  09:23  
  09:23 Jennings Substitution replaced by Bynum 
  09:23 Smith Substitution replaced by Drummond 
  09:11
[DET 37-28]
Drummond Alley Oop Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Bynum (1 AST) 
Varejao Jump Shot: Missed  08:58  
  08:57 Jerebko Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
Zeller Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  08:49  
  08:49  
  08:49 Drummond Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  08:49 Team Rebound 
  08:49 Drummond Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Gee Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  08:49  
Zeller Hook Shot: Missed  08:30  
Varejao Rebound (Off:4 Def:5)  08:28  
Varejao Tip Shot: Missed  08:27  
  08:27 Drummond Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  08:24 Drummond Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) 
Waiters Jump Shot: Missed  08:17  
  08:15 Stuckey Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  08:00 Stuckey 3pt Shot: Missed 
Dellavedova Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  07:59  
  07:57 Double Technical - Drummond, Zeller 
Zeller Substitution replaced by Thompson  07:57  
Dellavedova 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Waiters (2 AST)  07:42
[CLE 31-37]
 
Gee Foul: Personal (1 PF)  07:27  
  07:13 Bynum Jump Shot: Missed 
  07:12 Caldwell-Pope Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  06:57 Caldwell-Pope 3pt Shot: Missed 
  06:56 Drummond Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  06:55 Drummond Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (2 TO) 
Waiters Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Dellavedova (2 AST)  06:40
[CLE 33-37]
 
  06:18 Stuckey Fadeaway Jump Shot: Missed 
  06:16 Caldwell-Pope Rebound (Off:2 Def:0) 
  06:08 Caldwell-Pope Jump Shot: Missed Block: Waiters (1 BLK) 
  06:08 Team Rebound 
  06:08 Stuckey Substitution replaced by Singler 
  05:54 Singler 3pt Shot: Missed 
Varejao Rebound (Off:4 Def:6)  05:53  
Dellavedova Driving Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS)  05:45
[CLE 35-37]
 
  05:30 Bynum Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Varejao (1 ST) 
  05:15 Jerebko Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
  05:15 Team Timeout : Regular 
  05:15 Jerebko Substitution replaced by Smith 
Varejao Substitution replaced by Hawes  05:15  
Thompson Free Throw 1 of 2 (2 PTS)  05:15
[CLE 36-37]
 
Thompson Free Throw 2 of 2 (3 PTS)  05:15
[CLE 37-37]
 
  05:15 Team Timeout : Short 
Gee Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  04:59  
  04:59
[DET 38-37]
Bynum Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  04:59
[DET 39-37]
Bynum Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS) 
Dellavedova Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO)  04:46  
Gee Substitution replaced by Deng  04:46  
  04:34 Drummond Alley Oop Layup shot: Missed 
  04:32 Bynum Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  04:21 Drummond Layup Shot: Missed 
Thompson Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  04:19  
Hawes Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Deng (1 AST)  04:06
[CLE 39-39]
 
  03:46 Smith 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  03:46  
  03:46 Caldwell-Pope Foul: Loose Ball (2 PF) 
Dellavedova Substitution replaced by Jack  03:46  
  03:46 Drummond Substitution replaced by Monroe 
Waiters Jump Shot: Missed  03:32  
  03:31 Monroe Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  03:19 Singler 3pt Shot: Missed 
Waiters Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  03:18  
Waiters Driving Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS)  03:10
[CLE 41-39]
 
  02:55
[DET 41-41]
Monroe Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Bynum (2 AST) 
Deng Jump Shot: Missed  02:37  
Team Rebound  02:37  
Team Timeout : Regular  02:37  
  02:37 Caldwell-Pope Substitution replaced by Jennings 
  02:37 Bynum Substitution replaced by Stuckey 
Deng Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Hawes (1 AST)  02:24
[CLE 43-41]
 
Waiters Foul: Personal (3 PF) (2 FTA)  02:12  
  02:12
[DET 42-43]
Stuckey Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS) 
Waiters Substitution replaced by Dellavedova  02:12  
  02:12
[DET 43-43]
Stuckey Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS) 
Deng Turnover : 3 Second Violation (1 TO)  01:54  
  01:43 Stuckey Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) 
Jack Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS)  01:29
[CLE 45-43]
 
  01:14
[DET 46-45]
Jennings 3pt Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Stuckey (1 AST) 
Jack Running Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS)  00:58.4
[CLE 47-46]
 
  00:40.9 Monroe Jump Shot: Missed 
  00:39.9 Smith Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  00:31.9 Singler Jump Shot: Missed 
  00:30.2 Monroe Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  00:30.2
[DET 48-47]
Monroe Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Dellavedova 3pt Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Hawes (2 AST)  00:16.8
[CLE 50-48]
 
  00:01.5
[DET 51-50]
Singler 3pt Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Jennings (5 AST) 
Jack 3pt Shot: Missed  00:01.0  
Team Rebound  00:00.0  
End of 2nd Quarter
Cleveland Cavaliers (29-45) Detroit Pistons (27-45)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
  11:38
[DET 53-50]
Smith Running Hook Shot: Made (8 PTS) 
Waiters Driving Layup Shot: Made (12 PTS)  11:11
[CLE 52-53]
 
  10:52
[DET 56-52]
Jennings 3pt Shot: Made (14 PTS) 
Jack Turnover : Traveling (2 TO)  10:46  
  10:30 Smith 3pt Shot: Missed 
Hawes Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  10:29  
Deng Jump Shot: Missed  10:17  
  10:16 Jennings Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  10:11 Jennings Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Hawes (1 ST) 
Deng Reverse Layup Shot: Missed  10:03  
Thompson Rebound (Off:3 Def:1)  10:02  
  10:02 Singler Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) 
Thompson Free Throw 1 of 2 (4 PTS)  10:02
[CLE 53-56]
 
Thompson Free Throw 2 of 2 (5 PTS)  10:02
[CLE 54-56]
 
  09:47
[DET 58-54]
Smith Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Singler (2 AST) 
Jack Jump Shot: Missed  09:22  
  09:21 Drummond Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  09:11
[DET 60-54]
Monroe Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) 
Waiters Jump Shot: Missed  09:00  
  08:59 Smith Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  08:45 Drummond Jump Bank Shot: Missed 
Thompson Rebound (Off:3 Def:2)  08:43  
Jack Layup Shot: Missed  08:39  
  08:37 Monroe Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
  08:25 Jennings 3pt Shot: Missed 
Deng Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  08:25  
Waiters Layup Shot: Missed Block: Smith (2 BLK)  08:17  
  08:15 Jennings Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  08:10
[DET 63-54]
Singler 3pt Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Jennings (6 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  08:09  
Hawes Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Singler (1 ST)  07:53  
  07:46
[DET 65-54]
Monroe Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Smith (6 AST) 
Thompson Jump Shot: Missed  07:33  
Hawes Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  07:32  
Hawes 3pt Shot: Missed  07:18  
  07:17 Drummond Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  06:58 Smith 3pt Shot: Missed 
Thompson Rebound (Off:3 Def:3)  06:56  
  06:51 Smith Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Thompson Free Throw 1 of 2 (6 PTS)  06:51
[CLE 55-65]
 
Jack Substitution replaced by Dellavedova  06:51  
Thompson Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  06:51  
  06:50 Drummond Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
  06:32 Smith Jump Shot: Missed 
Hawes Rebound (Off:1 Def:5)  06:31  
Waiters 3pt Shot: Missed  06:22  
  06:20 Jennings Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  06:17 Jennings Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) 
Hawes Substitution replaced by Varejao  06:17  
Thompson Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Monroe (2 ST)  05:58  
  05:51 Jennings Layup Shot: Missed 
  05:49 Singler Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  05:44 Monroe Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Dellavedova (1 ST) 
Thompson Layup Shot: Missed Block: Smith (3 BLK)  05:37  
Team Rebound  05:37  
Waiters Layup Shot: Missed  05:32  
Varejao Rebound (Off:5 Def:6)  05:30  
Varejao Jump Shot: Missed  05:19  
  05:18 Singler Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  05:04
[DET 67-55]
Drummond Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Jennings (7 AST) 
Dellavedova 3pt Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Deng (2 AST)  04:45
[CLE 58-67]
 
  04:25
[DET 69-58]
Drummond Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Jennings (8 AST) 
Deng 3pt Shot: Missed  04:10  
  04:09 Monroe Rebound (Off:1 Def:6) 
  03:58 Team Timeout : Regular 
Deng Substitution replaced by Gee  03:58  
Thompson Substitution replaced by Zeller  03:58  
Waiters Substitution replaced by Jack  03:58  
  03:47 Jennings 3pt Shot: Missed 
Gee Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  03:46  
Dellavedova Layup Shot: Made (15 PTS)  03:39
[CLE 60-69]
 
  03:14 Smith Hook Shot: Missed 
Varejao Rebound (Off:5 Def:7)  03:12  
Gee Layup Shot: Missed  03:05  
  03:04 Drummond Rebound (Off:1 Def:6) 
  03:02
[DET 71-60]
Smith Layup Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Drummond (1 AST) 
Dellavedova Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA)  03:02  
  03:02 Singler Substitution replaced by Stuckey 
  03:02 Smith Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed 
Team Rebound  03:02  
Dellavedova Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Jennings (1 ST)  02:45  
  02:32
[DET 73-60]
Smith Hook Shot: Made (14 PTS) 
Zeller Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Gee (1 AST)  02:15
[CLE 62-73]
 
Varejao Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  01:59  
  01:59
[DET 74-62]
Monroe Free Throw 1 of 2 (11 PTS) 
  01:59
[DET 75-62]
Monroe Free Throw 2 of 2 (12 PTS) 
Zeller Jump Shot: Missed  01:41  
  01:40 Drummond Rebound (Off:1 Def:7) 
  01:31
[DET 77-62]
Monroe Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Jennings (9 AST) 
  01:20 Drummond Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) 
Varejao Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  01:20  
Team Rebound  01:20  
  01:20 Drummond Substitution replaced by Jerebko 
Zeller Substitution replaced by Hawes  01:20  
Varejao Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS)  01:20
[CLE 63-77]
 
  01:05 Smith Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) 
Gee 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Dellavedova (3 AST)  00:52.6
[CLE 66-77]
 
  00:37.7
[DET 79-66]
Smith Jump Shot: Made (16 PTS) Assist: Stuckey (2 AST) 
Dellavedova 3pt Shot: Missed  00:24.1  
  00:24.1 Smith Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
  00:01.5
[DET 82-66]
Jennings 3pt Shot: Made (17 PTS) 
Gee 3pt Shot: Missed  00:00.6  
Team Rebound  00:00.0  
End of 3rd Quarter
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Gee 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Dellavedova (4 AST)  11:39
[CLE 69-82]
 
  11:18 Jerebko 3pt Shot: Missed 
Waiters Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  11:17  
Gee Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Dellavedova (5 AST)  11:01
[CLE 71-82]
 
  10:42 Smith Jump Shot: Missed 
  10:41 Jerebko Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
  10:36
[DET 85-71]
Smith 3pt Shot: Made (19 PTS) Assist: Jennings (10 AST) 
  10:18 Monroe Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) 
Varejao Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  10:18  
Team Rebound  10:18  
Varejao Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS)  10:18
[CLE 72-85]
 
  10:04
[DET 87-72]
Smith Jump Shot: Made (21 PTS) Assist: Jennings (11 AST) 
Dellavedova 3pt Shot: Made (18 PTS) Assist: Waiters (3 AST)  09:46
[CLE 75-87]
 
  09:26
[DET 89-75]
Smith Jump Shot: Made (23 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  09:25  
Hawes Substitution replaced by Deng  09:25  
  09:17 Jerebko Foul: Personal (2 PF) 
Deng 3pt Shot: Missed  09:13  
  09:11 Jennings Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
  08:49 Jennings Jump Shot: Missed 
  08:48 Monroe Rebound (Off:2 Def:6) 
  08:44 Jerebko Layup Shot: Missed 
Varejao Rebound (Off:5 Def:8)  08:43  
Deng Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Jennings (2 ST)  08:34  
  08:21 Monroe Turnover : Traveling (2 TO) 
  08:07 Smith Foul: Personal (2 PF) 
Gee Jump Shot: Missed  07:53  
  07:52 Jerebko Rebound (Off:1 Def:6) 
  07:47
[DET 91-75]
Jerebko Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Jennings (12 AST) 
Dellavedova 3pt Shot: Made (21 PTS) Assist: Waiters (4 AST)  07:29
[CLE 78-91]
 
  07:04 Monroe Jump Shot: Missed 
  07:03 Jerebko Rebound (Off:2 Def:6) 
  06:56 Jerebko Layup Shot: Missed 
Deng Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  06:55  
Waiters 3pt Shot: Missed  06:52  
Varejao Rebound (Off:6 Def:8)  06:51  
Varejao Tip Shot: Made (12 PTS)  06:50
[CLE 80-91]
 
Varejao Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA)  06:36  
  06:36
[DET 92-80]
Smith Free Throw 1 of 2 (24 PTS) 
  06:36 Jerebko Substitution replaced by Drummond 
  06:36 Monroe Substitution replaced by Singler 
Gee Substitution replaced by Jack  06:36  
  06:36 Smith Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Dellavedova Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  06:36  
Jack 3pt Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Deng (3 AST)  06:16
[CLE 83-92]
 
  05:56
[DET 94-83]
Singler Jump Shot: Made (16 PTS) Assist: Jennings (13 AST) 
Jack Jump Shot: Missed  05:46  
  05:45 Smith Rebound (Off:1 Def:6) 
  05:24 Smith 3pt Shot: Missed 
Varejao Rebound (Off:6 Def:9)  05:22  
Waiters Driving Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS)  05:15
[CLE 85-94]
 
  05:15 Singler Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (1 FTA) 
  05:15  
Waiters Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed  05:15  
  05:13 Drummond Rebound (Off:1 Def:8) 
  04:50 Jennings 3pt Shot: Missed 
Jack Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  04:48  
Dellavedova 3pt Shot: Missed  04:32  
  04:31 Drummond Rebound (Off:1 Def:9) 
  04:08 Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover 
Waiters Jump Shot: Made (16 PTS)  03:58
[CLE 87-94]
 
Varejao Foul: Personal Take (4 PF)  03:54  
  03:38
[DET 96-87]
Singler Jump Shot: Made (18 PTS) 
Waiters Layup Shot: Missed Block: Singler (1 BLK)  03:20  
  03:19 Drummond Rebound (Off:1 Def:10) 
  03:02 Stuckey Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) 
Jack 3pt Shot: Made (12 PTS)  02:50
[CLE 90-96]
 
  02:34 Stuckey Jump Shot: Missed 
Jack Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  02:32  
Jack 3pt Shot: Missed  02:22  
  02:21 Smith Rebound (Off:1 Def:7) 
  02:20 Team Timeout : Regular 
  02:01 Singler Jump Shot: Missed 
Waiters Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  02:00  
Team Timeout : Short  01:40  
Waiters 3pt Shot: Missed  01:37  
Varejao Rebound (Off:7 Def:9)  01:36  
Jack Jump Shot: Made (14 PTS)  01:28
[CLE 92-96]
 
  01:08 Jennings Jump Shot: Missed 
Waiters Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  01:07  
Jack Running Jump Shot: Made (16 PTS) Assist: Dellavedova (6 AST)  00:53.8
[CLE 94-96]
 
  00:53.8 Jennings Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) 
Jack Free Throw 1 of 1 (17 PTS)  00:53.8
[CLE 95-96]
 
  00:29.9 Smith Jump Shot: Missed 
  00:28.5 Team Rebound 
  00:03.2 Jennings Jump Shot: Missed 
Deng Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  00:03.2  
Team Timeout : Short  00:03.2  
  00:03.2 Drummond Substitution replaced by Monroe 
  00:03.2 Team Timeout : Regular 
  00:03.2 Team Timeout : Short 
Team Timeout : Regular  00:03.2  
Waiters Jump Shot: Made (18 PTS) Assist: Deng (4 AST)  00:00.3
[CLE 97-96]
 
End of 4th Quarter
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