Cavaliers(30-13) vs Pelicans(18-27)
|Big Games by Big Three Not Enough to Overcome Early Deficit , lost a game by just 2 points.|
Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
Cavs 26 24 36 36 122
Pelican 35 35 24 30 124
Cavs felt just three points away from grabbing a win. It was a Surprise to see when Lebron James scored a triple-double , Kavin Love scored 22 points with 16 rebounds and Kyrie Irving scored season High 49 points. And all of them no Anthony Davis for Pelicans in a game.
Pelicans took a First Quarter with 35-26 , they took a lead of 9 points.
4:37 minutes remaining in a second quarter , Cavs cut a lead to 9 points in a single digit.
2:31 minutes remaining , Second Quarter , New Orleans Pelicans made 8-0 run in just 1:21 minutes.
1:43 minutes remaining , Holiday's 3-points shot gave Pelicans 20 points lead over Cavs.
Terrence Jones scored 22 points with 8/8 shots made from field goal in first Half.
Clutch 2-point shot made by Holiday in second quarter gave them 22 points lead until first half. Cavs defense had no Answer for pelicans offence.
Kyrie Irving scored 19 points of Cavs' 36 points in a third quarter.
8:44 minutes remaining Lebron James 3-pointers cut a lead in a single digit.
2:58 minutes remaining Lebron James Layup was blocked by Jones.
1:41 minutes remaining in a game , Cavs cut a lead to only 3 points ,
28.3 seconds remaining Lebron James looses a handle and turnover for Cavs. This was a huge turnover.
20 seconds remaining , Kyrie Irving made three-pointer and cut a lead to 3 points.
Love made a Last three pointer of a game when 9th of second remaining in a game but it was not enough for Cavs.
Cavs made 2 huge turnovers where they lost a game. Kyrie Irving scored 16 points in 4th quarter. Kyrie Irving scored 35 points out of Cavs' 72 points.
this season that the Wine and Gold have hit at least 10 three-pointers this season. So far this year, the Cavs are averaging a franchise-best 12.8 triples per game – tops in the Eastern Conference.
Cavaliers haven’t won in New Orleans since 2011, at bay the rest of the way.
Cavs will play their next game against DeMarcus Cousins' Kings on January 26.
For Cavs :
|Kyrie Irving scored season high 49 points against Pelicans but it was not enough to win a game.|
Kyrie Irving scored 49 points , 2 rebounds , 4 assists , 2 steals , 1 block. Lebron James Added 26 points , 10 rebounds , 12 assists , 2 steals. Kevin Love put 22 points , 16 rebounds , 6 assists. Iman Shumpert made 10 points , 2 rebounds , 2 assists , 1 steal.
For Pelicans :
|Terrence Jones registered a season high 36 points , with 11 rebounds.|
Terrence Jones scored season high 36 points , 11 rebounds , 1 assist , 2 steals , 3 blocks. Jrue Holiday also scored season high 33 points , 6 rebounds , 10 assists , 3 steals , 2 blocks. Donatas made 14 points , 4 rebounds , 1 assist , 1 steal , 1 block. Langston Galloway scored 12 points , 6 rebounds , 2 assists , 1 block.