The Cavaliers fell behind early in the game. The Wizards went on a 13-0 run at the 7:02 mark in the 1st quarter, in a 3-minute span making it 18-19. To finish out the 1st quarter Jordan McRae was blocked attempting a layup as the score was 24-29. At the 12:00 mark in the 2nd quarter.
Wizards went on an 11-2 run fueled by 9 points by Davis Bertans to set the score at 26-40. The Cavaliers went on an 8-0 run at the 10:13 mark in the 2nd quarter, in a 1-minute span making it 34-40. With 1:24 left in the 2nd quarter, Thompson dunked from an Osman assist cutting the Cavaliers 5 point deficit.
Bradley Beal made a shot, extending the Washington Wizards 7 point lead, with 52 seconds left in the 2nd quarter. With 33 seconds left in the 2nd quarter, Sexton made a shot, cutting the Cavaliers deficit to 5 points. Great play with 18 seconds left in the 2nd quarter as Ish Smith made a three-pointer from a Bradley Beal assist extending the Wizards 7 point lead. The score was 61-68 after Garland missed a jump shot to finish out the 2nd quarter.
Beal made a three-pointer from an Isaiah Thomas assist extending the Wizards 11 point lead, a huge play at the 7:30 mark in the 3rd quarter. With 5:09 left in the 3rd quarter, the Wizards went on a 14-2 run setting the score at 78-98. Darius Garland made a jump shot, cutting the Cavaliers deficit to 14 points, a big play with 1:30 left in the 3rd quarter. With 2:28 left in the 3rd quarter, the Cavaliers went on an 8-0 run setting the score at 86-98.
The Cleveland Cavaliers turned the ball over as the score was 86-100 ending the 3rd quarter. The Cavaliers couldn’t seem to get back into the game in the 4th quarter. Nance Jr. scored a big three-point bucket, assisted by Henson, cutting the Cavaliers deficit to only 11 points, a key play at the 10:15 mark in the 4th quarter. Great play at the 9:52 mark in the 4th quarter as The Cavaliers were hoping to come back as Alfonzo McKinnie made a shot, cutting the Cavaliers deficit to 9. To finish out the game Cedi Osman had his jump shot blocked as the closing score was 112-124.
Contributors for the Cavaliers: Collin Sexton had 29 points (10-of-15 FG). Larry Nance Jr. had 22 points (10-of-14 shooting), 5 offensive rebounds and 12 rebounds. Kevin Love contributed 21 points (8-of-19 shooting) and 5 rebounds. Darius Garland contributed 13 points (4-of-17 from the field).
Contributors for the Wizards: Bradley Beal contributed 36 points (15-of-22 from the field) and 8 assists. Davis Bertans contributed 17 points (6-of-10 from the field). Ish Smith had 17 points (6-of-14 from the field) and 5 assists. Isaiah Thomas contributed 13 points (5-of-12 FG). Both teams were at full strength today with no notable injuries.
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