Cavs(37-16) Vs Nuggets(24-30)
|Kyrie Irving and Lebron James scored 27 points in a game , Lebron James scored 20+ points in 17 consecutive games against Denver Nuggets.|
Nuggets missing key players Kenneth Faried, Danilo Gallinari and Emmanuel Mudiay with injuries. After four games road trip Cavs are back in Home Court. They dominated Nuggets in a game.
James also finished with 12 assists and passed Brad Daugherty (5,227) for the second-most rebounds in team history.
Iman Shumpert missed his 3rd straight game due to a sprained left ankle.
In a first quarter ,Nuggets made 11-5 run in three minutes and took a lead of 5 points.
10:18 remaining in 2nd quarter , A great spinning move by LeBron James , He made a two points and draw a foul. 9:05 LeBron James made a layup shot which gave a 2 points lead to Cavs.
James set Williams up for a wide-open 3-pointer that he drained with 5:05 left in the second, and on the next possession Irving flipped it to Williams on a fast break for a nice dunk, much to the delight of Williams and the crowd.4:11 remaining in 2nd quarter Kyle Kover's 3-points gave 6 points lead to Cavs. Cavs outscored Nuggets 31-22 in 2nd quarter and took 4 points lead after first half.
Cavs started a third quarter with Kyrie Irving's 3-pointers. 9:20 Remaining in 3rd quarter , Wiggins made a running layup shot , assisted by Love , Cavs got 11 points lead.
7:01 remaining in 3rd quarter , In 4:18 minutes Cavs made 18-0 run and took a lead of 22 points. Cavs took 14 points lead after 3rd quarter.
Both Teams were on same level in fourth quarter but Nuggets was unable to give any threats to Cavs in a game after first half.
When the Cavs lost to the Thunder, they were playing for the third time in four nights, fourth in six, were missing three shooting guards, and the Thunder hadn't played since Monday.
Now Cavs will play Minnesota Timberwolves while Denver Nuggets will play Mighty team Golden State Warriors.
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