Cavs(42-18) Vs Hawks(34-27)
|Cavaliers sets a record for most 3-pointers in a regular season.|
Cavs set All-Time record for threes in a regular season game with 25. This is a fourth time Cavs hit 20+ 3-pointer in a game. Kyrie Irving scored 43 points and LeBron James made 38 points in a game. They both made 81 points combined. This was a first game for Korver after he made a deal with Cavs against Hawks. He was greeted by a standing ovation when he entered the game late in the first quarter and the Hawks showed a video tribute to his time in Atlanta after the first period.
Cavaliers survived a late scare from Atlanta Hawk , Atlanta Hawks scored 42 points in last quarter and made a game very close but they felt just short. Kyle Korver delivered the record setting three pointer with 1:17 remaining.
Atlanta Hawks bench player Tim Hardaway Jr. made a huge impact on a game , He came off a bench and scored 36 points for Atlanta Hawks.
1st quarter :9:23 remaining Thompson made a dunk shot , assisted by LeBron James. 8:59 left Kyrie Irving 3-pointer gave 5 points lead to Cavs. 6:17 left LeBron James' made 3-pointer , 11 points lead for Cavs. Hardaway Jr. Driving made Reverse Layup Shot and cut a lead to 8 points Assist by Schroder. 4:35 remaining Iman Shumpert's 3-points play gave 11 point lead to Cavs , Assisted by LeBron James. 3:22 left Prince made a wonderful running lay up shot. 2:00 left Irving made a great play , dancing with Hawks player , He made a running lay up shot. Cavs took a quarter with 6 points lead.
2nd Quarter : 10:50 left , LeBron James made 3-pointer , assisted by Kyrie Irving. 9:56 , big move basketball play by LeBron James , He got a rebounds on his first miss and on second attempt he drew a foul and made 2-pointer. 8:31 left , Derrick Williams made 3-pointer , assisted by Daron Williams. 12 points lead for Cavs.7:26 , Hardaway made 3 -pointer , cut a lead to 7 points. Cavs replied with Jefferson's 3-pointer , assisted by James.3:49 left , korver blocked Sefolosha's shot. 2:45 remaining ,Kyrie Irving 3-pointer gave 17 points lead to Cavs. 2:46 left Howard made dunk on AllyOop pass.
After first half , Cavs got 17 points lead , where Kyrie Irving scored 23 points and LeBron James scored 22 points. A huge first half for both players.
3rd Quarter : Both teams are nearly matched each other in third quarter , 11:36 Frye made 3 point shot , Assisted by Kyrie Irving and 20 points lead for Cavs. 8:51 left LeBron James made 3-pointer from a corner. 8:04 remaining , LeBron made another 3-pointer , 24 points lead for Cavs. Cavs took a maximum 25 points lead in a game.
4th quarter : Atlanta Hawks named 4th quarter by outscoring Cavs 42-29 and cut a lead to only 1 points. but korver made his 3rd 3-pointer of a game and gave a 4 points lead to Cavs. 1:32 remaining , Hawks made 23 - 7 runs n 4:48 minutes which cut a lead to only one point. but Korver's 3-pointer took a game from Hawks. Cavs won a game with just 5 points.
Next Fixture for Cavs : Cleveland Cavaliers vs Miami Heat
Next Fixture For Hawks : Atlanta Hawks vs Indiana Pacers
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