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Irving leads LeBron-less Cavaliers over Mavericks 99-98


By TOM WITHERS
Posted Mar 17 2016 1:52AM

CLEVELAND (AP) There was no LeBron James to save the Cleveland Cavaliers in crunch time. He was on the bench.

So Kyrie Irving stepped up.

Irving scored 33 points and made a key steal on Dirk Nowitzki in the closing seconds as Cleveland - playing without James - held on for a 99-98 win over the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night.

James got the night off as Cavs coach Tyronn Lue chose to rest his superstar as part of his plans to keep Cleveland's starters fresh for the playoffs. The Cavs didn't really miss James until the Mavericks stormed back from an 18-point deficit in the fourth quarter.

Then, Irving came through.

"Honestly, it was a personal challenge," said Irving, who was aware the Cavs are just 4-12 in games without James the past two seasons. "We know what the record is. I know I took it personally and I have to lead the team whether he's in or out."

Dallas had several chances to take the lead in the final 2:30, but the Mavericks missed two open 3-pointers and had a costly turnover before Irving swiped a pass intended for Nowitzki with 2.9 seconds left.

Nowitzki felt Irving may have fouled him.

"Kyrie magically appeared with the ball," Nowitzki said. "That's really all that happened."

Irving was fouled and made two free throws before Dallas' Deron Williams hit a 3-pointer at the final horn to conclude a frenzied finish.

Although his team gave up two huge leads, Lue was thankful to escape with a win on a night he put long-term goals ahead of Cleveland's record.

"I don't feel lucky," he said. "We were up 20 twice. They came back and made a game of it. Guys competed. We were able to keep fighting and fought through it and we were able to win the game."

Kevin Love had 23 points and 18 rebounds for the Cavs, who improved to 19-2 at home against Western Conference teams dating to Jan. 21, 2015.

After an injury knocked him out of the playoffs last season, Love knows it's important the team be able to cope when James sits.

"It's a learning experience for us," he said. "It's a chance for us to grow. I think that teams look at when `Bron is out and think,'This is a game we can grab.' Or, `We hit them in the head and they'll lay down.' Tonight we didn't do that. We came out aggressive."

Nowitzki and David Lee scored 20 apiece for the Mavericks, losers of six of seven. Dallas came in tied with Houston for the seventh playoff spot in the Western Conference. J.J. Barea scored 17 points and fueled the Mavericks' comeback in the fourth.

"We had enough chances," Nowitzki said. "I think we turned the ball over two or three times in the last 2 minutes. We gave ourselves a chance. I had a 3 that went out to go up one and Devin (Harris) had one to go up again. We had a horrible first quarter and third quarter. We had to keep fighting back."

The Cavs used a pit stop at home to give James a break. Cleveland just returned from a four-game trip out West and the Cavs will hit the road again later this week to play Orlando and Miami. Lue said he intends to play James in both games in Florida and wanted to take advantage of the schedule to give James three full days of rest.

As James sipped a Gatorade while sitting on the last seat on the bench, the Cavs scored the first 15 points in the second quarter to go up 20.

DIPLOMATIC

Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle didn't complain about a non-call on Irving's late steal.

"We got unlucky," Carlisle said. "There was one whistle we could've gotten that we didn't. That was disappointing."

MOZGOV SITS

Dallas used a smaller lineup, so Lue did not play 7-foot-1 center Timofey Mozgov.

TIP-INS

Mavericks: Dallas is in a brutal stretch of games. The Mavericks will host Golden State on Friday, play back-to-back, home-and-away games against Portland and then visit the Warriors, who are unbeaten at home. Dallas gave Golden State one of its six losses on Dec. 30, when Stephen Curry sat out. ... Nowitzki (29,256) passed Shaquille O'Neal for sixth place on the NBA's career scoring list last month. Next up is Wilt Chamberlain (31,419).

Cavaliers: Channing Frye added 14 points. He is 14 of 22 in his last four games on 3-pointers. ... Cleveland is in a stretch of playing eight of 11 games on the road, where they are 20-13. ... The Cavs made 11 free throws after dropping just five in their loss at Utah on Monday.

UP NEXT

Mavericks: Host Golden State on Friday night.

Cavaliers: At Orlando on Friday night.


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DAL
CLE
     
    • 46.8%

    • 44.3%

    • 31.8%

    • 27.0%

    • 89.5%

    • 84.6%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
DAL CLE
Total Rebounds 32 48
Offensive Rebounds 4 13
Turnovers 10 16
Fast Break Pts: 4 11
Biggest Lead: 0 20
Points in the Paint: 46 40
DAL CLE
p 2 players   20 Irving   33
rb Harris   6 Love   18
a Parsons   10 Dellavedova   7
s Parsons   2 2 players   3
b Nowitzki   3 Love   2
 
  • 01/12 - CLE 110 @ DAL 107
  • 03/16 - DAL 98 @ CLE 99
Dallas Mavericks (34-34)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
W. Matthews F 23:06 1-4 0-2 3-3 -6 0 3 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 5
C. Parsons F 35:44 3-9 0-3 0-0 -2 1 4 5 10 2 2 3 0 0 6
D. Nowitzki C 34:47 7-17 1-6 5-6 +5 0 4 4 3 1 0 1 3 0 20
D. Williams G 24:48 1-5 1-2 1-2 -2 0 1 1 5 2 1 2 1 1 4
R. Felton G 17:12 3-6 0-2 0-0 -14 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
D. Lee   21:33 8-11 0-0 4-4 +2 1 2 3 1 2 0 0 0 1 20
D. Harris   28:07 2-6 2-3 0-0 -1 0 6 6 0 3 1 1 2 0 6
J.J. Barea   23:14 7-10 3-3 0-0 +4 0 3 3 4 3 0 2 0 1 17
J. Anderson   15:28 1-4 0-1 2-2 +4 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 4
D. Powell   02:34 1-1 0-0 0-0 -5 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
Z. Pachulia   13:26 3-6 0-0 2-2 +10 0 4 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 8
S. Mejri DNP - Coach's Decision
C. Villanueva DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 37-79 7-22 17-19   4 28 32 24 18 6 10 7 4 98
  46.8% 31.8% 89.5%   team rebs: 6 total to: 11
Cleveland Cavaliers (48-19)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
I. Shumpert F 31:40 1-2 0-0 0-0 -5 2 2 4 5 3 3 2 1 1 2
K. Love F 33:37 8-19 2-6 5-6 +16 4 14 18 1 3 0 2 2 2 23
T. Thompson C 37:25 0-2 0-0 0-0 -17 4 4 8 2 5 0 1 0 1 0
J. Smith G 39:51 6-17 1-8 0-0 -16 1 3 4 4 3 3 1 0 1 13
K. Irving G 38:31 13-28 3-10 4-4 +5 1 4 5 1 2 1 4 1 2 33
R. Jefferson   18:08 2-5 1-4 1-1 +16 0 5 5 1 1 0 2 0 0 6
M. Dellavedova   22:44 4-8 0-4 0-1 +5 0 1 1 7 0 1 3 0 0 8
C. Frye   18:05 5-7 3-5 1-1 +1 1 2 3 0 2 1 1 0 0 14
L. James DNP - Coach's Decision
J. Jones DNP - Coach's Decision
S. Kaun DNP - Coach's Decision
J. McRae DNP - Coach's Decision
T. Mozgov DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 39-88 10-37 11-13   13 35 48 21 19 9 16 4 7 99
  44.3% 27.0% 84.6%   team rebs: 9 total to: 16

inactive

  • Mavericks: Evans, McGee
  • Cavaliers: Williams

technical fouls

  • Mavericks: --
  • Cavaliers: --

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 0
  • Times Tied: 3

arena stats

  • Arena: Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, OH
  • Officials: #43 Dan Crawford, #47 Bennie Adams, #32 Marat Kogut
  • Attendance: 20562
  • Duration: 2:10
Dallas Mavericks (34-35) Cleveland Cavaliers (49-19)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Thompson vs Parsons (Love gains possession)
  11:47
[CLE 2-0]
Irving Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Shumpert (1 AST) 
Nowitzki Fadeaway Jump Shot: Missed  11:28  
  11:26 Shumpert Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  11:16
[CLE 4-0]
Love Hook Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Parsons Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed  10:52  
  10:51 Love Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  10:41 Irving Jump Shot: Missed 
  10:40 Love Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  10:29 Love Jump Shot: Missed 
Matthews Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  10:29  
Felton Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  10:20
[DAL 2-4]
 
  10:08 Smith 3pt Shot: Missed 
Matthews Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  10:08  
Felton Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS)  09:53
[DAL 4-4]
 
  09:27 Thompson Jump Shot: Missed 
Williams Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:26  
Parsons 3pt Shot: Missed  09:10  
  09:10 Smith Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  09:00 Love Jump Shot: Missed 
  09:00 Love Rebound (Off:2 Def:1) 
  08:56
[CLE 7-4]
Irving 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Shumpert (2 AST) 
Williams 3pt Shot: Missed  08:42  
  08:41 Thompson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  08:24 Love Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed 
Nowitzki Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  08:23  
Felton Jump Shot: Missed  08:13  
  08:13 Thompson Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  08:05 Irving 3pt Shot: Missed 
Parsons Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  08:04  
Nowitzki Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Parsons (1 AST)  07:55
[DAL 6-7]
 
Felton Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (M Kogut)  07:37  
  07:37 Love Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  07:37 Team Rebound 
  07:37
[CLE 8-6]
Love Free Throw 2 of 2 (3 PTS) 
Nowitzki Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Matthews (1 AST)  07:21
[DAL 8-8]
 
  07:11
[CLE 10-8]
Irving Pullup Jump shot: Made (7 PTS) 
  07:01 Shumpert Violation:Kicked Ball (D Crawford) 
  07:01 Love Substitution replaced by Jefferson 
Felton 3pt Shot: Missed  06:49  
  06:48 Jefferson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  06:33 Jefferson Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO) 
  06:24 Irving Foul: Personal (1 PF) (B Adams) 
Nowitzki Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Williams (1 AST)  06:09
[DAL 10-10]
 
  05:51 Smith Floating Jump shot: Missed 
  05:50 Smith Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  05:46
[CLE 13-10]
Jefferson 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Smith (1 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  05:46  
Nowitzki Substitution replaced by Lee  05:46  
Lee Cutting Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Parsons (2 AST)  05:31
[DAL 12-13]
 
  05:10
[CLE 15-12]
Irving Jump Shot: Made (9 PTS) 
Williams Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Shumpert (1 ST)  05:00  
  04:54
[CLE 17-12]
Irving Running Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Shumpert (3 AST) 
Lee Cutting Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Parsons (3 AST)  04:39
[DAL 14-17]
 
  04:39 Irving Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA) (M Kogut) 
  04:39 Irving Substitution replaced by Dellavedova 
Lee Free Throw 1 of 1 (5 PTS)  04:39
[DAL 15-17]
 
  04:16
[CLE 19-15]
Shumpert Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Dellavedova (1 AST) 
Lee Layup Shot: Missed Block: Shumpert (1 BLK)  04:06  
Team Rebound  04:06  
Felton Substitution replaced by Harris  04:06  
  04:06 Thompson Substitution replaced by Frye 
Parsons Driving Layup Shot: Missed  04:04  
  04:03 Frye Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  03:56
[CLE 21-15]
Jefferson Driving Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Dellavedova (2 AST) 
Lee Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) (B Adams)  03:56  
Williams Substitution replaced by Barea  03:56  
  03:56
[CLE 22-15]
Jefferson Free Throw 1 of 1 (6 PTS) 
Lee Pullup Jump shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Parsons (4 AST)  03:39
[DAL 17-22]
 
  03:29 Jefferson Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (2 TO) 
Parsons Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Smith (1 ST)  03:17  
  03:05 Smith 3pt Shot: Missed 
  03:05 Frye Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  02:56 Frye Foul: Offensive (1 PF) (B Adams) 
  02:56 Frye Turnover : Foul (1 TO) 
  02:56 Team Timeout : Regular 
Parsons Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Smith (2 ST)  02:43  
  02:38
[CLE 24-17]
Smith Running Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Barea Step Back Jump shot: Made (2 PTS)  02:26
[DAL 19-24]
 
  02:08
[CLE 26-19]
Frye Turnaround Bank shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Smith (2 AST) 
Lee Cutting Dunk Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Barea (1 AST)  01:58
[DAL 21-26]
 
  01:46 Smith 3pt Shot: Missed 
Barea Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  01:46  
Parsons Substitution replaced by Anderson  01:36  
Matthews Substitution replaced by Nowitzki  01:36  
  01:36 Shumpert Substitution replaced by Love 
Nowitzki 3pt Shot: Missed  01:22  
  01:22 Smith Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  01:13 Smith Jump Shot: Missed 
Lee Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  01:13  
Barea 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Lee (1 AST)  01:05
[DAL 24-26]
 
  00:52.2
[CLE 28-24]
Dellavedova Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Barea 3pt Shot: Made (8 PTS)  00:39.4
[DAL 27-28]
 
  00:29.1
[CLE 31-27]
Frye 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Dellavedova (3 AST) 
  00:05.2 Jefferson Foul: Shooting Block (1 PF) (2 FTA) (B Adams) 
Nowitzki Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  00:05.2  
Team Rebound  00:05.2  
Lee Substitution replaced by Matthews  00:05.2  
Nowitzki Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS)  00:05.2
[DAL 28-31]
 
Barea Foul: Personal (1 PF) (M Kogut)  00:02.6  
Nowitzki Substitution replaced by Lee  00:02.6  
  00:00.0 Love 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:00.0 Team Rebound 
End of 1st Quarter
Dallas Mavericks (34-35) Cleveland Cavaliers (49-19)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
Harris Jump Shot: Missed  11:46  
  11:45 Love Rebound (Off:2 Def:2) 
  11:29 Love Jump Shot: Missed Block: Nowitzki (1 BLK) 
  11:29 Team Rebound 
  11:19 Jefferson 3pt Shot: Missed 
Harris Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  11:18  
Nowitzki 3pt Shot: Missed  11:11  
  11:10 Love Rebound (Off:2 Def:3) 
  10:56
[CLE 33-28]
Love Jump Bank Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Dellavedova (4 AST) 
Barea Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Frye (1 ST)  10:45  
  10:35
[CLE 36-28]
Frye 3pt Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Dellavedova (5 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  10:35  
Anderson 3pt Shot: Missed  10:17  
  10:16 Irving Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  10:11 Frye 3pt Shot: Missed 
Harris Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  10:10  
  10:09 Love Foul: Personal (1 PF) (D Crawford) 
Nowitzki Jump Shot: Missed  09:58  
  09:58 Love Rebound (Off:2 Def:4) 
  09:50
[CLE 39-28]
Irving 3pt Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Dellavedova (6 AST) 
Nowitzki Jump Shot: Missed  09:31  
  09:30 Love Rebound (Off:2 Def:5) 
  09:16
[CLE 41-28]
Irving Driving Layup Shot: Made (16 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Short  09:16  
Nowitzki Substitution replaced by Parsons  09:16  
Lee Substitution replaced by Powell  09:16  
Anderson Driving Floating Jump Shot: Missed  08:56  
  08:55 Team Rebound 
Anderson Substitution replaced by Matthews  08:55  
  08:39 Love Jump Bank Shot: Missed 
  08:37 Love Rebound (Off:3 Def:5) 
  08:37
[CLE 43-28]
Love Tip Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS) 
Barea Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Missed Block: Love (1 BLK)  08:26  
  08:25 Jefferson Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  08:17
[CLE 45-28]
Frye Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Dellavedova (7 AST) 
Barea Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA) (D Crawford)  08:17  
Barea Substitution replaced by Felton  08:17  
Harris Substitution replaced by Williams  08:17  
  08:17
[CLE 46-28]
Frye Free Throw 1 of 1 (11 PTS) 
Matthews Jump Shot: Missed  08:01  
Parsons Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  07:59  
Felton 3pt Shot: Missed  07:47  
  07:47 Love Rebound (Off:3 Def:6) 
Matthews Foul: Personal Block (1 PF) (B Adams)  07:33  
  07:33 Frye Substitution replaced by Smith 
  07:20 Irving Jump Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  07:20  
Powell Cutting Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Parsons (5 AST)  07:11
[DAL 30-46]
 
  06:49 Irving Fadeaway Jump Shot: Missed 
  06:48 Team Rebound 
Powell Foul: Personal (1 PF) (D Crawford)  06:48  
Powell Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (B Adams)  06:42  
  06:42
[CLE 47-30]
Love Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS) 
Powell Substitution replaced by Lee  06:42  
  06:42 Jefferson Substitution replaced by Shumpert 
  06:42
[CLE 48-30]
Love Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS) 
Williams Jump Shot: Missed  06:33  
Lee Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  06:32  
Matthews 3pt Shot: Missed  06:26  
  06:26 Love Rebound (Off:3 Def:7) 
  06:09
[CLE 50-30]
Love Hook Shot: Made (11 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  06:07  
Felton Substitution replaced by Nowitzki  06:07  
  06:07 Dellavedova Substitution replaced by Thompson 
  05:57 Thompson Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (D Crawford) 
Nowitzki Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS)  05:57
[DAL 31-50]
 
Nowitzki Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS)  05:57
[DAL 32-50]
 
  05:46 Love Turnover : Traveling (1 TO) 
Parsons Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Williams (2 AST)  05:27
[DAL 34-50]
 
  04:58
[CLE 52-34]
Smith Step Back Jump shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover  04:33  
  04:10 Irving Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Williams (1 ST) 
Lee Running Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Williams (3 AST)  04:04
[DAL 36-52]
 
  03:58 Team Timeout : Regular 
  03:58 Love Substitution replaced by Frye 
  03:51 Irving Jump Shot: Missed 
Parsons Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  03:50  
Matthews Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Parsons (6 AST)  03:33
[DAL 38-52]
 
  03:19 Smith Jump Shot: Missed 
Nowitzki Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  03:19  
Nowitzki Jump Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Parsons (7 AST)  03:09
[DAL 40-52]
 
  02:52 Thompson Layup Shot: Missed Block: Nowitzki (2 BLK) 
Matthews Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  02:50  
  02:43 Smith Foul: Personal (1 PF) (3 FTA) (M Kogut) 
Matthews Free Throw 1 of 3 (3 PTS)  02:43
[DAL 41-52]
 
Matthews Free Throw 2 of 3 (4 PTS)  02:43
[DAL 42-52]
 
  02:43 Irving Substitution replaced by Dellavedova 
Matthews Free Throw 3 of 3 (5 PTS)  02:43
[DAL 43-52]
 
  02:23 Shumpert Turnover : Out of Bounds - Bad Pass Turnover (1 TO) 
Williams Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Dellavedova (1 ST)  02:12  
  02:04 Frye 3pt Shot: Missed 
Parsons Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  02:02  
Lee Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Williams (4 AST)  01:48
[DAL 45-52]
 
  01:48 Frye Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA) (D Crawford) 
  01:48 Frye Substitution replaced by Love 
Lee Free Throw 1 of 1 (14 PTS)  01:48
[DAL 46-52]
 
  01:34 Dellavedova Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Parsons (1 ST) 
Nowitzki 3pt Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Parsons (8 AST)  01:21
[DAL 49-52]
 
  01:21 Team Timeout : Short 
  00:56.4
[CLE 55-49]
Love 3pt Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Thompson (1 AST) 
Parsons Jump Bank Shot: Missed  00:44.9  
  00:43.9 Dellavedova Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  00:39.9
[CLE 57-49]
Dellavedova Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Williams Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) (M Kogut)  00:39.9  
  00:39.9 Dellavedova Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed 
Nowitzki Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  00:39.7  
Williams Jump Shot: Missed Block: Love (2 BLK)  00:31.9  
  00:29.7 Smith Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  00:15.9 Dellavedova Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Parsons (2 ST) 
  00:01.7 Love Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (M Kogut) 
Nowitzki Free Throw 1 of 2 (15 PTS)  00:01.7
[DAL 50-57]
 
Nowitzki Free Throw 2 of 2 (16 PTS)  00:01.7
[DAL 51-57]
 
  00:00.0 Smith 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:00.0 Team Rebound 
End of 2nd Quarter
Dallas Mavericks (34-35) Cleveland Cavaliers (49-19)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
Parsons Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Shumpert (2 ST)  11:45  
  11:37
[CLE 59-51]
Irving Pullup Jump shot: Made (18 PTS) 
Parsons 3pt Shot: Missed  11:19  
  11:18 Love Rebound (Off:3 Def:8) 
  11:08
[CLE 61-51]
Smith Running Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
  10:44 Shumpert Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (D Crawford) 
Lee Free Throw 1 of 2 (15 PTS)  10:44
[DAL 52-61]
 
Lee Free Throw 2 of 2 (16 PTS)  10:44
[DAL 53-61]
 
  10:29 Irving 3pt Shot: Missed 
Lee Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  10:29  
Matthews 3pt Shot: Missed  10:09  
  10:09 Love Rebound (Off:3 Def:9) 
  10:00
[CLE 63-53]
Smith Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  10:00  
Lee Turnaround Bank shot: Missed  09:46  
  09:45 Irving Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  09:32 Irving Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
  09:32 Team Rebound 
Parsons Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) (M Kogut)  09:32  
Lee Substitution replaced by Felton  09:32  
  09:10
[CLE 65-53]
Irving Driving Bank shot: Made (20 PTS) 
  09:03 Smith Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (M Kogut) 
Williams Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  09:03
[DAL 54-65]
 
Williams Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  09:03  
  09:01 Love Rebound (Off:3 Def:10) 
  08:46 Shumpert Driving Layup Shot: Missed Block: Nowitzki (3 BLK) 
  08:44 Shumpert Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  08:38
[CLE 68-54]
Smith 3pt Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Shumpert (4 AST) 
Matthews Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Shumpert (3 ST)  08:27  
  08:20
[CLE 71-54]
Irving 3pt Shot: Made (23 PTS) Assist: Shumpert (5 AST) 
Team Timeout : Short  08:20  
Matthews Substitution replaced by Harris  08:20  
Nowitzki Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed  08:03  
  08:01 Love Rebound (Off:3 Def:11) 
  07:53 Irving 3pt Shot: Missed 
  07:52 Shumpert Rebound (Off:2 Def:1) 
  07:45
[CLE 74-54]
Love 3pt Shot: Made (17 PTS) Assist: Irving (1 AST) 
Parsons Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Nowitzki (1 AST)  07:29
[DAL 56-74]
 
Williams Foul: Personal (2 PF) (D Crawford)  07:14  
  07:05
[CLE 76-56]
Love Jump Bank Shot: Made (19 PTS) Assist: Smith (3 AST) 
Nowitzki Jump Shot: Made (18 PTS) Assist: Parsons (9 AST)  06:51
[DAL 58-76]
 
  06:34 Smith Foul: Offensive (3 PF) (B Adams) 
  06:34 Smith Turnover : Foul (1 TO) 
Nowitzki Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Smith (3 ST)  06:20  
  06:14 Love 3pt Shot: Missed 
  06:12 Thompson Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  06:11 Shumpert Turnover : Step Out of Bounds Turnover (2 TO) 
Harris Running Jump Shot: Missed  05:45  
Felton Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  05:43  
Parsons 3pt Shot: Missed  05:31  
  05:31 Shumpert Rebound (Off:2 Def:2) 
  05:24 Team Timeout : Regular 
Nowitzki Substitution replaced by Lee  05:24  
  05:10 Irving Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Harris (1 ST) 
Lee Cutting Layup Shot: Made (18 PTS) Assist: Williams (5 AST)  04:55
[DAL 60-76]
 
  04:41 Love Foul: Offensive (3 PF) (B Adams) 
  04:41 Love Turnover : Foul (2 TO) 
Williams Jump Shot: Missed  04:23  
  04:23 Love Rebound (Off:3 Def:12) 
  04:12
[CLE 78-60]
Irving Jump Shot: Made (25 PTS) Assist: Smith (4 AST) 
Parsons Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS)  03:57
[DAL 62-78]
 
  03:35 Love Jump Shot: Missed Block: Williams (1 BLK) 
  03:35 Team Rebound 
  03:35 Shumpert Substitution replaced by Jefferson 
  03:35 Irving Substitution replaced by Dellavedova 
Williams Substitution replaced by Barea  03:35  
  03:31
[CLE 80-62]
Smith Jump Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Jefferson (1 AST) 
Felton Driving Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS)  03:13
[DAL 64-80]
 
Lee Foul: Personal (2 PF) (M Kogut)  03:00  
  03:00 Thompson Substitution replaced by Frye 
  02:50
[CLE 82-64]
Love Turnaround Fadeaway shot: Made (21 PTS) 
Lee Jump Shot: Missed  02:27  
  02:26 Jefferson Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
Harris Foul: Personal (1 PF) (D Crawford)  02:24  
Parsons Substitution replaced by Anderson  02:24  
  02:24 Love Substitution replaced by Thompson 
Felton Substitution replaced by Nowitzki  02:24  
  02:03 Smith 3pt Shot: Missed 
  02:03 Thompson Rebound (Off:2 Def:2) 
  02:00 Dellavedova 3pt Shot: Missed 
  01:59 Thompson Rebound (Off:3 Def:2) 
  01:55 Smith 3pt Shot: Missed 
Anderson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  01:54  
Lee Driving Layup Shot: Made (20 PTS)  01:43
[DAL 66-82]
 
  01:28 Dellavedova Turnover : Lost Ball (3 TO) Steal:Anderson (1 ST) 
  01:28 Thompson Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (B Adams) 
Anderson Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  01:28
[DAL 67-82]
 
  01:28 Smith Substitution replaced by Irving 
Lee Substitution replaced by Pachulia  01:28  
Anderson Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  01:28
[DAL 68-82]
 
  01:10 Jefferson 3pt Shot: Missed 
Barea Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  01:09  
Nowitzki 3pt Shot: Missed  01:01  
  01:00 Irving Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  00:49.8 Dellavedova 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:48.9 Irving Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
Harris Violation:Kicked Ball (M Kogut)  00:41.2  
  00:27.4
[CLE 84-68]
Dellavedova Running Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Anderson Alley Oop Layup shot: Missed  00:02.9  
  00:00.0 Jefferson Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
End of 3rd Quarter
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  11:35 Irving 3pt Shot: Missed Block: Anderson (1 BLK) 
Pachulia Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  11:33  
Harris 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Barea (2 AST)  11:21
[DAL 71-84]
 
  11:03
[CLE 87-71]
Frye 3pt Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Thompson (2 AST) 
Harris Driving Layup Shot: Missed  10:43  
  10:41 Thompson Rebound (Off:3 Def:3) 
  10:36 Dellavedova 3pt Shot: Missed 
Barea Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  10:34  
Nowitzki Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed  10:20  
  10:18 Jefferson Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
  10:04 Jefferson 3pt Shot: Missed 
Pachulia Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  10:03  
Barea Jump Shot: Missed  09:55  
  09:54 Thompson Rebound (Off:3 Def:4) 
Pachulia Foul: Personal (1 PF) (M Kogut)  09:46  
  09:46 Jefferson Substitution replaced by Smith 
  09:31
[CLE 89-71]
Dellavedova Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) 
Pachulia Jump Shot: Missed  09:15  
  09:15 Frye Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  09:01 Dellavedova 3pt Shot: Missed 
Harris Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  09:01  
Nowitzki 3pt Shot: Missed  08:39  
Anderson Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  08:38  
Anderson Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS)  08:35
[DAL 73-89]
 
  08:21 Irving Running Jump Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  08:21  
  08:21 Thompson Foul: Loose Ball (3 PF) (B Adams) 
  08:21  
Barea 3pt Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Nowitzki (2 AST)  08:04
[DAL 76-89]
 
  07:40 Smith 3pt Shot: Missed 
  07:39 Thompson Rebound (Off:4 Def:4) 
  07:38 Thompson Foul: Offensive (4 PF) (M Kogut) 
  07:38 Thompson Turnover : Foul (1 TO) 
  07:38 Frye Substitution replaced by Love 
Pachulia Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Barea (3 AST)  07:27
[DAL 78-89]
 
  07:14 Irving Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Pachulia (1 ST) 
Pachulia Running Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS)  07:11
[DAL 80-89]
 
  07:11 Team Timeout : Regular 
  06:52 Irving Jump Shot: Missed 
Pachulia Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  06:51  
Barea Driving Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS)  06:42
[DAL 82-89]
 
Harris Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (B Adams)  06:28  
  06:28
[CLE 90-82]
Irving Free Throw 1 of 2 (26 PTS) 
Nowitzki Substitution replaced by Parsons  06:28  
  06:28 Dellavedova Substitution replaced by Shumpert 
  06:28
[CLE 91-82]
Irving Free Throw 2 of 2 (27 PTS) 
Barea Driving Layup Shot: Made (15 PTS)  06:13
[DAL 84-91]
 
  05:55 Irving 3pt Shot: Missed 
Pachulia Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  05:55  
Pachulia Driving Layup Shot: Missed  05:44  
  05:42 Love Rebound (Off:3 Def:13) 
  05:25 Smith Jump Shot: Missed Block: Harris (1 BLK) 
  05:24 Love Rebound (Off:4 Def:13) 
  05:23 Jump Ball Love vs Harris (Irving gains possession) 
  05:16 Irving 3pt Shot: Missed 
Harris Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  05:15  
Barea Driving Floating Jump Shot: Made (17 PTS)  04:55
[DAL 86-91]
 
  04:39
[CLE 93-86]
Irving Driving Layup Shot: Made (29 PTS) 
Barea Jump Bank Shot: Missed  04:25  
  04:23 Love Rebound (Off:4 Def:14) 
Barea Foul: Personal (3 PF) (D Crawford)  04:21  
Harris Foul: Personal (3 PF) (D Crawford)  04:12  
  04:06 Love 3pt Shot: Missed 
Parsons Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  04:05  
Harris 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Barea (4 AST)  03:54
[DAL 89-93]
 
Parsons Foul: Personal (2 PF) (2 FTA) (B Adams)  03:37  
  03:37
[CLE 94-89]
Love Free Throw 1 of 2 (22 PTS) 
Anderson Substitution replaced by Nowitzki  03:37  
  03:37
[CLE 95-89]
Love Free Throw 2 of 2 (23 PTS) 
  03:32 Shumpert Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (B Adams) 
Pachulia Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS)  03:32
[DAL 90-95]
 
Pachulia Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS)  03:32
[DAL 91-95]
 
  03:17 Love 3pt Shot: Missed 
Nowitzki Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  03:17  
Pachulia Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Nowitzki (3 AST)  02:59
[DAL 93-95]
 
  02:35 Love Layup Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  02:35  
  02:35 Thompson Foul: Loose Ball (5 PF) (D Crawford) 
Team Timeout : Regular  02:35  
Nowitzki 3pt Shot: Missed  02:21  
  02:20 Irving Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  02:05 Irving Jump Shot: Missed Block: Harris (2 BLK) 
Harris Rebound (Off:0 Def:5)  02:04  
Harris 3pt Shot: Missed  01:57  
  01:56 Team Rebound 
  01:36
[CLE 97-93]
Irving Cutting Layup Shot: Made (31 PTS) Assist: Love (1 AST) 
  01:24 Shumpert Foul: Personal (3 PF) (M Kogut) 
Pachulia Cutting Layup Shot: Missed Block: Irving (1 BLK)  01:17  
Team Rebound  01:17  
Nowitzki Step Back Jump shot: Made (20 PTS)  01:11
[DAL 95-97]
 
  00:48.8 Irving 3pt Shot: Missed 
Harris Rebound (Off:0 Def:6)  00:47.9  
Barea Turnover : Out of Bounds - Bad Pass Turnover (2 TO)  00:35.8  
  00:35.8 Team Timeout : Regular 
  00:35.8 Shumpert Substitution replaced by Dellavedova 
  00:16.6 Irving Turnover : Out of Bounds - Bad Pass Turnover (4 TO) 
  00:16.6 Dellavedova Substitution replaced by Shumpert 
Harris Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Irving (1 ST)  00:02.9  
Nowitzki Foul: Personal (1 PF) (2 FTA) (D Crawford)  00:02.3  
  00:02.3
[CLE 98-95]
Irving Free Throw 1 of 2 (32 PTS) 
Barea Substitution replaced by Lee  00:02.3  
  00:02.3
[CLE 99-95]
Irving Free Throw 2 of 2 (33 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  00:02.3  
Lee Substitution replaced by Barea  00:02.3  
Harris Substitution replaced by Matthews  00:02.3  
Pachulia Substitution replaced by Williams  00:02.3  
  00:02.3 Love Substitution replaced by Dellavedova 
Williams 3pt Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Parsons (10 AST)  00:00.0
[DAL 98-99]
 
End of 4th Quarter
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standings
w
l
l10
h
a
DAL
2nd Southwest
42
40
7-3
23-18
19-22
CLE
1st Central
57
25
6-4
33-8
24-17
 
ppg
rpg
apg
bpg
spg
DAL
2 players 20.4
2 players 5.4
2 players 5.0
2 players 1.2
4 players 1.2
CLE
James 29.7
Love 13.0
James 8.9
James 2.3
James 3.0