OKC Thunder vs. Cleveland Cavaliers: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

December 17th, 2015 by Jared Johnson Leave a reply »
The shorthanded Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 104-100 Thursday night at Quicken Loans Arena, led by 33 points, nine rebounds and 11 assists from LeBron James. The win was Cleveland's fourth in a row and ended Oklahoma City's six-game unbeaten streak.

The contest truly was a game of runs, and Cleveland had the final decisive blow with a 20-2 stretch that spanned the third and fourth quarters. The Cavs were hitting outside shots, forcing difficult jumpers by the Thunder and just playing with a ton of energy on both ends of the court.

For the Thunder, Kevin Durant ended with 25 points, but he was 7-of-17 from the field and only scored 11 points in the final three frames. Russell Westbrook did get 27 points and 10 assists, but the Cavs should be content holding the duo to just 52 points (they average just less than 53).

James was the Cavs' best player as usual, but big performances from Tristan Thompson (12 points, 15 rebounds) and Matthew Dellavedova (11 points, five rebounds and 10 assists) supplied the team with plenty of energy on the Cleveland runs. In a game where Kyrie Irving, Iman Shumpert and Mo Williams were al ...

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