Cavs(47-25) Vs Wizards(45-28)
This was a matchup between 1st placed team and 3rd place team in eastern conference where Whashington Wizards got an edge of NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers in this game. Now Wizards can think they can beat Cleveland in Playoffs.
In a Last game LeBron James got injury in his eye , In this game he wear a glasses but LeBron James' goggles lasted a little more than eight minutes against the Wizards, which was more than could be said for the Cavs.
Cleveland never really recovered from a dreadful defensive effort in the first quarter and lost to Washington, 127-115 Saturday night.The Cavs' lead over Boston for first place in the East is down to .5 games, and they're 2.5 games ahead of the Wizards with 10 to play.
James wore goggles -- on Friday night after suffering the injury, he declared in no uncertain terms he wouldn't play if he had to wear them -- until the 3:37 mark of the first quarter. The Cavs were already down 27-18 when he tossed them in the direction of their bench.
John Wall was too good in a game , he scored 18 points in first quarter. he made 6 shots from 6 in first quarter and Cavs allowed 40 points in first quarter , allowed most points in first quarter this season. John Wall scored or assisted on 28 of Washington’s first 40 points to start the game as they raced out to a 14-point advantage after 1.
Wizards made 49 field goal from 82 with 59.8 field goal %. Cavs made 41 from 83 with 49.4 field goal %. and also from long range Wizards are batter than Cavs. They made 8 3-pointer from 18 while Cavs made 12 from 33 with 36.4 3-p %.
Kyrie Irving scored 23 points, but was 8-of-23 from the field. Irving has scored at least 20 points in an NBA-long 21 consecutive games, including his last six against the Wizards. Kevin Love added 17 points and seven rebounds, and both Kyle Korver and Richard Jefferson scored 10 points off Cleveland's bench.
Lue Said , "it seems liked they much faster than us , in transition , in going to the basket , in paint ,everywhere they were faster than us."
Cavs' Next Game : Cleveland Cavaliers Vs San Antonio Spurs
Wizards' Next Game : Washington Wizards Vs Los Angeles Lakers
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