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James scores 25 to lead Cavs over Hornets again, 95-90


By STEVE REED
Posted Nov 27 2015 11:09PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) LeBron James can't explain why he plays so well against the Charlotte Hornets, but he sure has a knack for picking up his game.

James had 25 points and 13 rebounds, extending his personal run of dominance versus Charlotte by leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 95-90 victory Friday night.

King James' teams have won 23 straight games against franchises based in Charlotte - both the Hornets and Bobcats. He played in all but two of those.

The four-time MVP said he was just happy the Cavs could get back to .500 on the road, improving to 4-4 this season.

James spoke to his teammates after Cleveland's loss in Toronto, though he refused to call it a team meeting.

"I said what I had to say, the guys responded and we got a win," James said.

Charlotte's Kemba Walker, who has been around for most of the losses to James, called it frustrating not to be able to beat him. The last time James lost to a Charlotte team was Feb. 19, 2010, during his first stint with the Cavaliers.

"Down the stretch he makes the plays to win basketball games. That's what makes him a great player," Walker said.

Kevin Love had a double-double at halftime for the Cavs and finished with 18 points and 16 rebounds despite sitting out the fourth quarter.

Cleveland coach David Blatt went with a smaller lineup that included Matthew Dellavedova, Tristan Thompson, Richard Jefferson, J.R. Smith and James.

"We felt we had a certain lineup that was working," Blatt said. "It wasn't a plan going into the fourth quarter, honestly. It was just working well for us."

Love said he was a little surprised he didn't play in the fourth but was fine with the decision after the game.

"Those five we had out there were rolling in the fourth quarter," Love said. "I was ready, but we kept those guys in and they did a great job."

Walker had 18 points and Nicolas Batum added 17 points and eight rebounds to lead Charlotte.

With Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton sitting courtside in a Larry Johnson jersey, the Hornets led most of the way and took a 76-72 advantage into the fourth quarter.

But the Cavaliers rallied to take an 87-86 lead with a little more than 6 minutes to play behind a 3-pointer and a driving layup by Dellavedova. Smith extended the lead to four on a 3 from the right wing.

The Hornets cut the lead to two on Jeremy Lamb's jumper and had a chance to take the lead with 20 seconds left, but Batum missed a contested 3-pointer from the top of the key.

Smith was fouled intentionally and added two free throws with 12.9 seconds remaining to make it a two-possession game. Batum missed another 3 with 9.2 seconds left and the Cavs put the game away.

TIP-INS

Cavaliers: Timofey Mozgov returned to the starting lineup after missing the past three games with a strained right shoulder. He had eight points in 17 minutes. ... Dellavedova also returned after missing a game with tightness in his left calf and had seven points.

Hornets: Charlotte was 8 of 25 from 3-point range and committed 16 turnovers.

HUG BETWEEN STARS

Newton was introduced in the third quarter and started doing the "dab" as the crowd went wild and music played in the arena.

He later shared a hug with James after the game. James said the two stars have been friends since Newton played college football at Auburn.

"It's great to see him have success he is having for this franchise right now," James said. "He is doing some unbelievable things not only on the field but off the field, too. Hopefully he continues to do what he's doing. He's a role model here in this city and the franchise should be happy to have him."

Panthers coach Ron Rivera, linebacker Thomas Davis, fullback Mike Tolbert and defensive end Charles Johnson also attended the game.

TOUGH FOURTH QUARTER

After holding the Washington Wizards to six points in the fourth quarter on Wednesday night, the Hornets got a taste of their own medicine against the Cavaliers. Charlotte struggled in the fourth, scoring just 14 points on 7-of-24 shooting from the field.

UP NEXT

The Cavaliers host Brooklyn on Saturday night.

The Hornets host Milwaukee on Sunday.


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CLE
CHA
     
    • 42.0%

    • 41.2%

    • 32.0%

    • 20.0%

    • 76.0%

    • 76.0%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
CLE CHA
Total Rebounds 50 38
Offensive Rebounds 12 7
Turnovers 16 11
Fast Break Pts: 6 6
Biggest Lead: 6 8
Points in the Paint: 40 36
CLE CHA
p James   25 Walker   18
rb Love   16 2 players   8
a 2 players   5 3 players   4
s 3 players   1 Walker   3
b 2 players   1 2 players   2
 
  • 11/27 - CLE 95 @ CHA 90
  • 02/03 - CLE 97 @ CHA 106
  • 02/24 - CHA 103 @ CLE 114
  • 04/03 - CHA 103 @ CLE 112
Cleveland Cavaliers (12-4)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
L. James F 38:13 8-20 2-5 7-9 +1 2 11 13 5 2 0 3 0 4 25
K. Love F 30:18 7-12 2-3 2-2 -7 4 12 16 1 0 0 2 0 0 18
T. Mozgov C 18:25 3-9 0-0 2-2 0 2 1 3 0 1 1 3 0 0 8
J. Smith G 31:03 4-10 1-5 2-2 +2 1 2 3 1 4 1 1 0 0 11
M. Williams G 20:48 3-4 0-0 0-0 -3 0 1 1 3 4 0 3 1 1 6
T. Thompson   29:35 3-7 0-0 1-2 +5 3 9 12 1 5 1 3 0 2 7
R. Jefferson   30:12 4-8 2-5 3-6 +14 0 1 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 13
M. Dellavedova   33:29 2-7 1-4 2-2 +11 0 1 1 5 3 0 0 1 0 7
J. Jones   07:49 0-4 0-3 0-0 +2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
J. Cunningham   00:08 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
J. Harris DNP - Coach's Decision
S. Kaun DNP - Coach's Decision
A. Varejao DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 34-81 8-25 19-25   12 38 50 17 22 3 16 2 7 95
  42.0% 32.0% 76.0%   team rebs: 10 total to: 16
Charlotte Hornets (9-7)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
P. Hairston F 19:28 1-5 0-3 0-0 +1 0 2 2 1 4 1 0 0 0 2
M. Williams F 33:23 3-8 2-6 2-2 +8 1 1 2 3 5 0 0 2 0 10
A. Jefferson C 30:56 5-12 0-0 1-2 0 1 5 6 1 1 1 0 1 0 11
N. Batum G 38:40 6-13 1-7 4-5 -7 2 6 8 4 2 1 3 0 0 17
K. Walker G 34:47 6-16 1-4 5-5 -4 1 3 4 4 0 3 3 2 0 18
C. Zeller   15:05 1-2 0-0 5-6 -7 0 2 2 1 4 1 1 1 0 7
J. Lamb   23:46 5-12 0-2 1-3 -8 1 7 8 0 2 0 1 1 0 11
F. Kaminsky   18:38 1-4 0-1 1-2 -9 1 1 2 1 3 0 1 0 0 3
J. Lin   19:53 3-6 1-2 0-0 0 0 4 4 4 2 0 2 0 2 7
S. Hawes   05:24 2-2 0-0 0-0 +1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 4
T. Daniels DNP - Coach's Decision
T. Hansbrough DNP - Coach's Decision
B. Roberts DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 33-80 5-25 19-25   7 31 38 20 25 7 11 7 2 90
  41.2% 20.0% 76.0%   team rebs: 8 total to: 12

inactive

  • Cavaliers: Irving, Shumpert
  • Hornets: Harrison, Kidd-Gilchrist

technical fouls

  • Cavaliers: --
  • Hornets: --

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 13
  • Times Tied: 12

arena stats

  • Arena: Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC
  • Officials: #15 Zach Zarba, #77 Karl Lane, #31 Scott Wall
  • Attendance: 19093
  • Duration: 2:23
Cleveland Cavaliers (12-4) Charlotte Hornets (9-7)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Jefferson vs Mozgov (Hairston gains possession)
  11:48
[CHA 3-0]
M Williams 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Walker (1 AST) 
  11:32 Hairston Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (K Lane) 
Mozgov Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  11:32
[CLE 1-3]
 
Mozgov Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  11:32
[CLE 2-3]
 
  11:21 Walker Jump Shot: Missed 
James Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  11:19  
James Jump Shot: Missed  11:13  
Team Rebound  11:12  
Mozgov Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS)  11:02
[CLE 4-3]
 
  10:49 Batum Turnover : Step Out of Bounds Turnover (1 TO) 
Mozgov Hook Shot: Missed  10:25  
Love Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  10:23  
  10:19 Hairston Foul: Personal (2 PF) (Z Zarba) 
Love Fadeaway Jump Shot: Missed  10:03  
  10:02 M Williams Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  09:50 Hairston 3pt Shot: Missed 
Love Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  09:48  
Love Hook Shot: Missed  09:29  
  09:25 Jefferson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  09:19 Jefferson Jump Shot: Missed 
Smith Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:18  
Mozgov Jump Shot: Missed  09:02  
  09:01 Batum Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  08:50 Jefferson Jump Shot: Missed 
Love Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  08:49  
Mozgov Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Hairston (1 ST)  08:45  
  08:39 Hairston 3pt Shot: Missed 
Mozgov Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  08:38  
Mozgov Dunk Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Williams (1 AST)  08:28
[CLE 6-3]
 
  08:05
[CHA 5-6]
Batum Jump Bank Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: M Williams (1 AST) 
Williams Floating Jump shot: Made (2 PTS)  07:53
[CLE 8-5]
 
  07:36
[CHA 7-8]
M Williams Jump Bank Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Batum (1 AST) 
Love Turnaround Hook Shot: Made (2 PTS)  07:10
[CLE 10-7]
 
  06:59
[CHA 9-10]
Hairston Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Batum (2 AST) 
Williams Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS)  06:38
[CLE 12-9]
 
  06:20 Batum 3pt Shot: Missed 
Love Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  06:19  
James Layup Shot: Missed Block: M Williams (1 BLK)  06:10  
  06:08 Hairston Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  06:04 Walker Layup Shot: Missed 
  06:01 Batum Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  06:01
[CHA 11-12]
Batum Putback Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Love Jump Shot: Missed  05:37  
  05:35 Batum Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  05:28 Batum Layup Shot: Missed 
James Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  05:27  
Smith 3pt Shot: Missed  05:20  
  05:18 Walker Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  05:12 M Williams 3pt Shot: Missed 
  05:10 Batum Rebound (Off:2 Def:2) 
  05:10
[CHA 13-12]
Batum Putback Dunk Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  05:10  
Love Substitution replaced by Thompson  05:10  
Mozgov Substitution replaced by Jefferson  05:10  
James Substitution replaced by Love  05:10  
  05:10 M Williams Substitution replaced by Zeller 
Williams Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO)  04:55  
  04:42
[CHA 15-12]
Jefferson Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Walker (2 AST) 
Williams Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS)  04:25
[CLE 14-15]
 
  04:10 Walker 3pt Shot: Missed 
Thompson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  04:09  
Williams Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Zeller (1 ST)  04:03  
Williams Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (K Lane)  03:59  
  03:59 Zeller Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  03:59 Team Rebound 
  03:59 Hairston Substitution replaced by Lamb 
Williams Substitution replaced by Dellavedova  03:59  
  03:59
[CHA 16-14]
Zeller Free Throw 2 of 2 (1 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Short  03:42  
  03:42 Jefferson Substitution replaced by Kaminsky 
  03:38 Kaminsky Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (Z Zarba) 
Love Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS)  03:38
[CLE 15-16]
 
Love Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS)  03:38
[CLE 16-16]
 
  03:22 Kaminsky 3pt Shot: Missed 
Love Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  03:21  
Thompson Alley Oop Layup shot: Missed  03:09  
  03:08 Lamb Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Jefferson Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (3 FTA) (S Wall)  03:08  
  03:08 Lamb Free Throw 1 of 3 Missed 
  03:08 Team Rebound 
  03:08
[CHA 17-16]
Lamb Free Throw 2 of 3 (1 PTS) 
Love Substitution replaced by Jones  03:08  
Smith Substitution replaced by James  03:08  
  03:08 Lamb Free Throw 3 of 3 Missed 
James Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  03:00  
James Jump Shot: Missed  02:53  
  02:52 Lamb Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  02:50 Lamb Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) 
  02:50 Team Timeout : Regular 
  02:50 Walker Substitution replaced by Lin 
Jones 3pt Shot: Missed  02:40  
  02:39 Lamb Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  02:17 Batum 3pt Shot: Missed 
James Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  02:16  
Jefferson 3pt Shot: Missed  02:10  
  02:08 Lin Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  01:59 Lamb Jump Shot: Missed 
James Rebound (Off:0 Def:5)  01:58  
James Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  01:50
[CLE 18-17]
 
James Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (Z Zarba)  01:29  
  01:29
[CHA 18-18]
Zeller Free Throw 1 of 2 (2 PTS) 
  01:29
[CHA 19-18]
Zeller Free Throw 2 of 2 (3 PTS) 
James Layup Shot: Missed Block: Zeller (1 BLK)  01:17  
  01:15 Zeller Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Jones Foul: Personal (1 PF) (2 FTA) (S Wall)  01:12  
  01:12
[CHA 20-18]
Kaminsky Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  01:12 Kaminsky Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
James Rebound (Off:0 Def:6)  01:10  
  01:02 Kaminsky Foul: Personal (2 PF) (K Lane) 
Jones Jump Shot: Missed  00:54.8  
Team Rebound  00:54.8  
  00:54.8 Zeller Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) (2 FTA) (Z Zarba) 
Thompson Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  00:54.8  
Team Rebound  00:54.8  
Thompson Free Throw 2 of 2 (1 PTS)  00:54.8
[CLE 19-20]
 
  00:41.2
[CHA 22-19]
Zeller Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Batum (3 AST) 
James Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS)  00:32.0
[CLE 21-22]
 
  00:10.9 Lin Layup Shot: Missed Block: Dellavedova (1 BLK) 
Dellavedova Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  00:09.5  
  00:07.6 Lamb Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (S Wall) 
Jefferson Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  00:07.6
[CLE 22-22]
 
James Substitution replaced by Cunningham  00:07.6  
Jefferson Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  00:07.6
[CLE 23-22]
 
  00:00.1 Zeller Foul: Offensive (2 PF) (S Wall) 
  00:00.1 Zeller Turnover : Foul (1 TO) 
End of 1st Quarter
Cleveland Cavaliers (12-4) Charlotte Hornets (9-7)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
Thompson Alley Oop Dunk Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: James (1 AST)  11:47
[CLE 25-22]
 
  11:32
[CHA 24-25]
Lamb Layup Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Hawes (1 AST) 
  11:20 Hawes Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (K Lane) 
Jefferson Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  11:20  
Team Rebound  11:20  
Jefferson Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  11:20  
Team Rebound  11:20  
  11:20 M Williams Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) (S Wall) 
  11:20 M Williams Substitution replaced by Hairston 
  11:11 Lin Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (Z Zarba) 
James Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS)  11:11
[CLE 26-24]
 
James Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS)  11:11
[CLE 27-24]
 
  10:57
[CHA 27-27]
Lin 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Hairston (1 AST) 
  10:44 Hawes Foul: Personal (2 PF) (S Wall) 
Jones 3pt Shot: Missed  10:30  
  10:28 Lamb Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  10:13 Kaminsky Jump Shot: Missed 
Thompson Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  10:12  
Dellavedova Jump Shot: Missed  10:05  
Thompson Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  10:04  
Thompson Tip Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS)  10:04
[CLE 29-27]
 
  09:45
[CHA 29-29]
Hawes Hook Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Lin (1 AST) 
  09:26 Hairston Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) (K Lane) 
James Free Throw 1 of 2 (7 PTS)  09:26
[CLE 30-29]
 
  09:26 Hairston Substitution replaced by M Williams 
Jones Substitution replaced by Love  09:26  
James Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS)  09:26
[CLE 31-29]
 
  09:07
[CHA 31-31]
Lamb Alley Oop Dunk Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Lin (2 AST) 
Thompson Turnover : 3 Second Violation (1 TO)  08:57  
  08:57  
  08:43 Lamb 3pt Shot: Missed 
  08:42 M Williams Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  08:35 Lamb Floating Jump shot: Missed 
Love Rebound (Off:1 Def:5)  08:33  
James Reverse Layup Shot: Missed  08:21  
James Rebound (Off:1 Def:6)  08:17  
James Tip Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS)  08:17
[CLE 33-31]
 
  07:52 M Williams 3pt Shot: Missed 
  07:50 Kaminsky Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  07:50
[CHA 33-33]
Kaminsky Tip Layup Shot: Made (3 PTS) 
Dellavedova 3pt Shot: Missed  07:33  
Thompson Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  07:31  
Thompson Layup Shot: Missed Block: Lamb (1 BLK)  07:29  
Thompson Rebound (Off:3 Def:2)  07:27  
Dellavedova Jump Shot: Missed  07:08  
  07:06 Kaminsky Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  06:52
[CHA 35-33]
Hawes Turnaround Hook Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
  06:40 Lamb Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (S Wall) 
Jefferson Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS)  06:40
[CLE 34-35]
 
Thompson Substitution replaced by Mozgov  06:40  
James Substitution replaced by Smith  06:40  
  06:40 Lamb Substitution replaced by Jefferson 
  06:40 Kaminsky Substitution replaced by Batum 
  06:40 Hawes Substitution replaced by Walker 
Jefferson Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  06:40  
  06:38 Jefferson Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  06:24
[CHA 37-34]
Walker Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: M Williams (2 AST) 
Love 3pt Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Jefferson (1 AST)  06:06
[CLE 37-37]
 
  05:49
[CHA 40-37]
Walker 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Lin (3 AST) 
Jefferson 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Love (1 AST)  05:30
[CLE 40-40]
 
  05:20 Team Timeout : Regular 
Jefferson Substitution replaced by Williams  05:20  
  05:00 Walker Jump Shot: Missed 
Love Rebound (Off:1 Def:6)  04:58  
Love Alley Oop Layup shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Dellavedova (1 AST)  04:41
[CLE 42-40]
 
  04:26 Batum Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Mozgov (1 ST) 
Mozgov Dunk Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Smith (1 AST)  04:19
[CLE 44-40]
 
Williams Foul: Personal (2 PF) (K Lane)  04:08  
  03:54 Walker Step Back Jump shot: Missed 
Love Rebound (Off:1 Def:7)  03:53  
Mozgov Hook Shot: Missed  03:41  
  03:38 Batum Rebound (Off:2 Def:3) 
  03:25 Jefferson Layup Shot: Missed 
Williams Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  03:24  
Love Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS)  03:11
[CLE 46-40]
 
  02:54
[CHA 42-46]
Lin Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Jefferson (1 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  02:54  
Dellavedova Substitution replaced by James  02:54  
Love Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Jefferson (1 ST)  02:37  
  02:27
[CHA 45-46]
M Williams 3pt Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Walker (3 AST) 
Mozgov Jump Shot: Missed  02:10  
Mozgov Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  02:09  
Mozgov Layup Shot: Missed  02:07  
Love Rebound (Off:2 Def:7)  02:06  
Love Tip Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS)  02:06
[CLE 48-45]
 
  01:38 Lin 3pt Shot: Missed 
Love Rebound (Off:2 Def:8)  01:38  
Mozgov Turnover : 3 Second Violation (2 TO)  01:24  
Mozgov Substitution replaced by Thompson  01:24  
Williams Substitution replaced by Dellavedova  01:24  
Thompson Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (S Wall)  01:20  
  01:20
[CHA 46-48]
Walker Free Throw 1 of 2 (6 PTS) 
  01:20
[CHA 47-48]
Walker Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS) 
James Hook Shot: Missed  01:01  
  00:59.6 Batum Rebound (Off:2 Def:4) 
Smith Foul: Personal (1 PF) (2 FTA) (Z Zarba)  00:53.0  
  00:53.0
[CHA 48-48]
M Williams Free Throw 1 of 2 (9 PTS) 
  00:53.0
[CHA 49-48]
M Williams Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS) 
Smith 3pt Shot: Missed  00:28.9  
Love Rebound (Off:3 Def:8)  00:26.9  
James Driving Layup Shot: Made (12 PTS)  00:07.9
[CLE 50-49]
 
Dellavedova Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (3 FTA) (Z Zarba)  00:00.4  
  00:00.4
[CHA 50-50]
Walker Free Throw 1 of 3 (8 PTS) 
  00:00.4
[CHA 51-50]
Walker Free Throw 2 of 3 (9 PTS) 
  00:00.4
[CHA 52-50]
Walker Free Throw 3 of 3 (10 PTS) 
End of 2nd Quarter
Cleveland Cavaliers (12-4) Charlotte Hornets (9-7)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
Smith Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: James (2 AST)  11:50
[CLE 52-52]
 
Smith Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (3 FTA) (Z Zarba)  11:37  
  11:37
[CHA 53-52]
Batum Free Throw 1 of 3 (7 PTS) 
  11:37
[CHA 54-52]
Batum Free Throw 2 of 3 (8 PTS) 
  11:37
[CHA 55-52]
Batum Free Throw 3 of 3 (9 PTS) 
Smith Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: James (3 AST)  11:22
[CLE 54-55]
 
  11:05 Hairston Floating Jump shot: Missed 
Love Rebound (Off:3 Def:9)  11:04  
Smith 3pt Shot: Missed  10:52  
  10:49 Walker Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  10:39
[CHA 57-54]
Jefferson Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: M Williams (3 AST) 
Mozgov Foul: Offensive (1 PF) (K Lane)  10:19  
Mozgov Turnover : Foul (3 TO)  10:19  
  10:01
[CHA 59-54]
Jefferson Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
  10:01 Foul : Double Personal - Batum (1 PF), Smith (3 PF) (Z Zarba) 
Williams Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Walker (1 ST)  09:44  
  09:31
[CHA 61-54]
Jefferson Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) 
James Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Walker (2 ST)  09:17  
  09:07 Hairston 3pt Shot: Missed 
  09:06 Walker Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  09:00 Batum Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) 
Love Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO)  08:47  
  08:31 Jefferson Jump Shot: Missed 
  08:29 Jefferson Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  08:22 Walker Jump Shot: Missed 
Love Rebound (Off:3 Def:10)  08:20  
Smith 3pt Shot: Missed  08:09  
  08:07 Hairston Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  07:56 M Williams 3pt Shot: Missed 
Smith Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  07:54  
  07:49 M Williams Foul: Personal (2 PF) (Z Zarba) 
Williams Jump Shot: Missed Block: Walker (1 BLK)  07:37  
Mozgov Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  07:35  
Mozgov Layup Shot: Missed  07:32  
  07:31 Jefferson Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  07:30 Walker Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) 
Team Timeout : Regular  07:30  
James Driving Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS)  07:15
[CLE 56-61]
 
Williams Foul: Personal (3 PF) (Z Zarba)  07:00  
Williams Substitution replaced by Dellavedova  07:00  
  06:50
[CHA 64-56]
Batum 3pt Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Walker (4 AST) 
Smith Jump Shot: Missed  06:23  
Smith Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  06:22  
Smith Tip Layup Shot: Missed  06:22  
  06:22 Team Rebound 
Smith Foul: Loose Ball (4 PF) (Z Zarba)  06:22  
Smith Substitution replaced by Jefferson  06:22  
  06:06 Batum 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  06:05  
James 3pt Shot: Made (17 PTS) Assist: Dellavedova (2 AST)  05:47
[CLE 59-64]
 
Dellavedova Foul: Personal (2 PF) (K Lane)  05:41  
Mozgov Substitution replaced by Thompson  05:41  
  05:28
[CHA 66-59]
Jefferson Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS) 
  05:03 M Williams Foul: Personal (3 PF) (Z Zarba) 
  05:03 M Williams Substitution replaced by Zeller 
James 3pt Shot: Made (20 PTS) Assist: Dellavedova (3 AST)  04:57
[CLE 62-66]
 
Thompson Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (Z Zarba)  04:44  
  04:44 Jefferson Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  04:44 Team Rebound 
  04:44
[CHA 67-62]
Jefferson Free Throw 2 of 2 (11 PTS) 
Jefferson Reverse Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: James (4 AST)  04:22
[CLE 64-67]
 
  04:10
[CHA 69-64]
Walker Jump Shot: Made (12 PTS) 
Thompson Jump Shot: Missed Block: Jefferson (1 BLK)  03:43  
Love Rebound (Off:4 Def:10)  03:41  
Love Jump Shot: Missed  03:36  
  03:35 Jefferson Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  03:22 Jefferson Jump Shot: Missed 
Love Rebound (Off:4 Def:11)  03:20  
James 3pt Shot: Missed  03:12  
  03:11 Zeller Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  03:06 Walker Turnover : Traveling (2 TO) 
  03:06 Jefferson Substitution replaced by Kaminsky 
Love Jump Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Thompson (1 AST)  02:52
[CLE 66-69]
 
  02:37
[CHA 71-66]
Walker Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Zeller (1 AST) 
James Dunk Shot: Made (22 PTS) Assist: Dellavedova (4 AST)  02:27
[CLE 68-71]
 
  02:27 Hairston Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (1 FTA) (K Lane) 
  02:27 Team Timeout : Regular 
  02:27 Hairston Substitution replaced by Lamb 
James Free Throw 1 of 1 (23 PTS)  02:27
[CLE 69-71]
 
  02:12
[CHA 73-69]
Batum Jump Shot: Made (14 PTS) 
Jefferson Jump Shot: Missed  01:44  
  01:44 Team Rebound 
James Substitution replaced by Williams  01:44  
  01:28 Kaminsky Foul: Offensive (3 PF) (S Wall) 
  01:28 Kaminsky Turnover : Foul (1 TO) 
  01:28 Walker Substitution replaced by Lin 
Jefferson Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Batum (1 ST)  01:13  
Jefferson Foul: Personal (2 PF) (2 FTA) (S Wall)  01:13  
  01:13
[CHA 74-69]
Batum Free Throw 1 of 2 (15 PTS) 
  01:13 Batum Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Love Rebound (Off:4 Def:12)  01:12  
Love 3pt Shot: Made (18 PTS) Assist: Williams (2 AST)  01:02
[CLE 72-74]
 
  00:50.5
[CHA 76-72]
Batum Jump Shot: Made (17 PTS) 
Dellavedova 3pt Shot: Missed  00:30.9  
  00:28.9 Lin Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  00:23.9 Lamb 3pt Shot: Missed 
Thompson Rebound (Off:3 Def:3)  00:20.9  
  00:05.5 Lin Foul: Personal (2 PF) (K Lane) 
Love 3pt Shot: Missed  00:00.9  
  00:00.3 Lin Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
End of 3rd Quarter
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Start of 4th QuarterBack to Top
  11:44 Lin Layup Shot: Missed Block: Williams (1 BLK) 
  11:44 Team Rebound 
Williams Foul: Personal (4 PF) (Z Zarba)  11:43  
  11:39
[CHA 78-72]
Lamb Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Kaminsky (1 AST) 
Jones 3pt Shot: Missed  11:19  
  11:18 Lin Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  11:14 Lin Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) 
Jefferson 3pt Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Williams (3 AST)  10:57
[CLE 75-78]
 
  10:42
[CHA 80-75]
Lin Driving Bank shot: Made (7 PTS) 
Thompson Foul: Offensive (3 PF) (S Wall)  10:27  
Thompson Turnover : Foul (2 TO)  10:27  
  10:13
[CHA 82-75]
Lamb Jump Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Lin (4 AST) 
  09:53 Zeller Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) (Z Zarba) 
Dellavedova Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  09:53
[CLE 76-82]
 
Williams Substitution replaced by Smith  09:53  
Jones Substitution replaced by James  09:53  
Dellavedova Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  09:53
[CLE 77-82]
 
  09:41 Lamb Jump Shot: Missed 
Thompson Rebound (Off:3 Def:4)  09:40  
James 3pt Shot: Missed  09:21  
  09:20 Lamb Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
  09:07 Lin Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Thompson (1 ST) 
Jefferson Running Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS)  09:03
[CLE 79-82]
 
  08:48 Zeller Jump Shot: Missed 
Thompson Rebound (Off:3 Def:5)  08:47  
Smith Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO)  08:25  
  08:25  
  08:25 Lin Substitution replaced by Walker 
Thompson Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (2 FTA) (S Wall)  08:15  
  08:15
[CHA 83-79]
Zeller Free Throw 1 of 2 (6 PTS) 
  08:15
[CHA 84-79]
Zeller Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS) 
  08:00 M Williams Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (2 FTA) (S Wall) 
James Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  08:00  
Team Rebound  08:00  
  08:00 M Williams Substitution replaced by Batum 
James Free Throw 2 of 2 (24 PTS)  08:00
[CLE 80-84]
 
  07:47 Kaminsky Jump Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  07:45  
Thompson Jump Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Dellavedova (5 AST)  07:32
[CLE 82-84]
 
  07:23 Walker Jump Shot: Missed 
Thompson Rebound (Off:3 Def:6)  07:22  
  07:17 Zeller Foul: Personal (4 PF) (Z Zarba) 
  07:17 Zeller Substitution replaced by Jefferson 
Dellavedova 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS)  07:08
[CLE 85-84]
 
  06:55
[CHA 86-85]
Walker Driving Layup Shot: Made (16 PTS) 
Dellavedova Jump Shot: Made (7 PTS)  06:37
[CLE 87-86]
 
  06:15 Jefferson Jump Shot: Missed 
James Rebound (Off:1 Def:7)  06:14  
Jefferson 3pt Shot: Missed  05:59  
  05:57 Lamb Rebound (Off:0 Def:6) 
  05:47 Lamb Jump Shot: Missed 
Thompson Rebound (Off:3 Def:7)  05:46  
Smith Step Back Jump shot: Made (6 PTS)  05:31
[CLE 89-86]
 
  05:30 Team Timeout : Regular 
  05:30 Kaminsky Substitution replaced by M Williams 
Dellavedova Foul: Personal (3 PF) (Z Zarba)  05:20  
  05:12 Walker Jump Shot: Missed 
Thompson Rebound (Off:3 Def:8)  05:11  
Thompson Foul: Offensive (5 PF) (S Wall)  05:00  
Thompson Turnover : Foul (3 TO)  05:00  
  04:40 M Williams Jump Shot: Missed 
Jefferson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  04:38  
Thompson Layup Shot: Missed  04:23  
  04:22 Jefferson Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
  04:12 Batum 3pt Shot: Missed 
  04:11 Lamb Rebound (Off:1 Def:6) 
James Foul: Personal (2 PF) (S Wall)  04:10  
  03:56
[CHA 88-89]
Walker Step Back Jump shot: Made (18 PTS) 
Jefferson 3pt Shot: Missed  03:38  
  03:32 Batum Rebound (Off:2 Def:5) 
  03:23 Walker 3pt Shot: Missed 
Thompson Rebound (Off:3 Def:9)  03:22  
Smith 3pt Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: James (5 AST)  03:05
[CLE 92-88]
 
  02:51 Walker Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Smith (1 ST) 
Dellavedova 3pt Shot: Missed  02:36  
  02:35 Batum Rebound (Off:2 Def:6) 
  02:20 Jefferson Jump Shot: Missed 
James Rebound (Off:1 Def:8)  02:19  
  02:19 Jefferson Foul: Personal (1 PF) (Z Zarba) 
Team Timeout : Regular  02:19  
James Jump Shot: Missed Block: M Williams (2 BLK)  02:01  
James Rebound (Off:2 Def:8)  02:01  
James 3pt Shot: Missed  01:58  
  01:57 Lamb Rebound (Off:1 Def:7) 
  01:35 Lamb Jump Shot: Missed 
James Rebound (Off:2 Def:9)  01:32  
James Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Walker (3 ST)  01:14  
  01:00
[CHA 90-92]
Lamb Jump Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Batum (4 AST) 
James Jump Shot: Missed Block: Walker (2 BLK)  00:40.6  
Team Rebound  00:40.6  
Team Timeout : Regular  00:40.6  
James Jump Shot: Missed  00:37.9  
  00:34.8 Walker Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  00:24.9 Team Timeout : Regular 
  00:19.9 Batum 3pt Shot: Missed 
James Rebound (Off:2 Def:10)  00:18.9  
  00:12.9 Batum Foul: Personal Take (2 PF) (2 FTA) (S Wall) 
Smith Free Throw 1 of 2 (10 PTS)  00:12.9
[CLE 93-90]
 
Smith Free Throw 2 of 2 (11 PTS)  00:12.9
[CLE 94-90]
 
  00:12.9 Team Timeout : Short 
  00:12.9 Jefferson Substitution replaced by Hawes 
  00:09.9 Batum 3pt Shot: Missed 
James Rebound (Off:2 Def:11)  00:09.2  
  00:09.2 M Williams Foul: Personal (5 PF) (2 FTA) (Z Zarba) 
James Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  00:09.2  
Team Rebound  00:09.2  
  00:09.2 Hawes Substitution replaced by Zeller 
James Free Throw 2 of 2 (25 PTS)  00:09.2
[CLE 95-90]
 
  00:09.2 Team Timeout : Short 
  00:09.2 Team Turnover : 5 Sec Inbound Turnover 
Team Timeout : Short  00:09.2  
James Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO)  00:07.8  
  00:02.9 Walker 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:02.0 Team Rebound 
  00:01.0 M Williams 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:00.0 Team Rebound 
End of 4th Quarter
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standings
w
l
l10
h
a
CLE
1st Central
57
25
6-4
33-8
24-17
CHA
3rd Southeast
48
34
7-3
30-11
18-23
 
ppg
rpg
apg
bpg
spg
CLE
James 29.7
Love 13.0
James 8.9
James 2.3
James 3.0
CHA
2 players 22.7
2 players 6.9
2 players 4.0
2 players 0.7
2 players 1.3