Cavs(32-15) Vs Mavericks(18-30)
|Cavs lost 8 games in a month of January and they played 13 games against Western Conference Teams.|
Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
Cavs 29 21 20 27 97
Mavericks 26 29 26 23 104
Cavs lost their 8 games in month of January. they lost 5 games out of last 8 games.
Kevin Love was not playing in a game because of Back Spasms. Cavs missed him in a game against Mavericks.
Cleveland Cavaliers who wrapped up the month with a 7-8 mark – were without Kevin Love, who left Sunday’s match up against OKC with lower back spasms and didn’t make the trip to Texas.
In this game , Cavs player had no Synchronization between them. They were Out of sync.
Dallas Mavericks also won against another big shot of NBA , San Antonio Spurs. Now they won against NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers.
In a first 5 minutes of a 1st quarter Dallas took a lead of 9 points , Outscoring Cavs 14-5. But Kyrie and Jefferson's 3-pointer cut a lead to 3 points for Cavs. And after that LeBron's Slam Dunk equal a game in a 1st quarter. Cavs made 11-0 run in just 2 minutes and took a lead of 2 points.
2:12 minutes remaining in a quarter , Cavs made 22-5 run in 4 minutes. They took a lead of 8 points. Cavs took a lead of 3 points in a first quarter.
First 5 minutes in 2nd quarter Mavericks outscored Cavs 15-5. They got a lead of 7 points in a game. McRae's dunk equal a game for Cavs.
Cavs player were too bad at sync and they gave too much chance to Mavericks' player on second ball. Mavericks took a advantage of bad play by Cavs player and got a lead of 5 points in a first half.
6:14 remaining in 3rd quarter , Kyrie steals a ball and drives through Mavericks basket , He made an all star play when he gave alley-oop pass to LeBron James.
After 3rd quarter Mavericks had 11 points lead.
4th quarter Cavs made 12-2 run but it was not enough for them to win a game. Cavs lost to Mavericks by 7 points.
For Cavs :
Now Lebron James has a Losing Record in a calendar month for
first time since February 2006
LeBron James scored 23 points , 9 rebounds , 9 assists , 2 steals. Kyrie Irving made 18 points , 5 rebounds , 5 assists , 2 steals. Channing Frye made 13 points , 7 rebounds , 2 blocks. Triston Thompson grabbed only 8 rebounds. He was scoreless in a game. McRae scored 11 points , 2 rebounds.
For Dallas Mavericks :
|Dallas got Back to Back wins against two NBA's best teams.|
Barnes scored 24 points , 11 rebounds , 3 assists , 1 steal. Seth Curry scored 16 points , 5 rebounds , 4 assists. Yogi Ferrell 19 points , 5 rebounds ,3 assists , 4 steals. Matthews added 21 points , 4 rebounds , 2 assists. Powell scored 14 points , 8 rebounds , 2 steals , 2 blocks. Harris scored 2 points , 1 rebound , 5 assists , 1 steal.