CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Cavaliers were dealing with many injuries and needed an assistant coach on Monday to practice.
After a little over 24 hours, they were fine with their healthy players.
Jordan Clarkson played with 24 points, Tristan Thompson received 21 rebounds and 11 points and was the second by defeating the Charlotte Hornets 113-89 on Tuesday night for the second time in Cleveland this season.
Cavaliers (2-11) broke a five-line losing line. Cleveland's first winner defeated Atlanta on October 30th.
Cleveland's hiding list was prolonged. In the future, Kyle Korver (right foot) and Cedi Osman (back spasms) did not play on Tuesday and were the latest additions.
All-Star was further suggested by Kevin Love (foot surgery), starting point guard George Hill (hamstring) and forward Sam Dekker (ankle).
Cavaliers coach Larry Drew gave a summary of the injury to the team during a pregame media session and then asked, unda Who do I miss? Cav. Is this? "
Thompson was a key member of the team that went to the four NBA Finals and won the title in 2016. Pay attention to the players after a break between the ages of 0-6 including trainer Tyronn Lue in injuries and early season dramas.
“We should,“ he said. “This is the NBA. We don't feel sorry for ourselves. A month of the season. We have to keep pushing and continue to be better. "
The third highest scorer of the league, Kemba Walker, had the lowest seven points of the season and was 2 for 16 players. The star protector of the Hornets crossed 27.9.
Er It was one of those nights, gec Walker said. “I reached all the points, I could do all my shots. It was a hard night of basketball. "
Thompson was close to rebounding and didn't play in the fourth quarter.
Rodney Hood made a double-figure leader in the middle of the first quarter, with Cleveland's 16-point win, keeping the rest of the game. Rookie point keeper Collin Sexton had 16 points and 5 assists. David Nwaba scored 18 points on the bench.
Jeremy Lamb scored 22 points for Charlotte. Hornets have reached 33 in the 33 & # 39; s and 3-point trials for 95 people in the field.
The last three losses of Cleveland was 12 points. On November 3, the Caves lost the Hornets 126-94, leading 63-42 in the second quarter and half in half and Charlotte 's 53' 'score on the field.
. For the work we've been and the hard times we've been through, we're paying for tonight's benefits, D Drew said.
The Hornets lowered the lead to 78-67 in the third quarter, but scored two points in the last five minutes of the period. J.R. Smith and Nwaba helped Cleveland maintain momentum by hitting the 3-pointer in succession.
Cavaliers increased the lead to 25 points in the fourth quarter.
Hornets: A 87 per cent shooter, Walker missed two free throws to the line in the middle of the second quarter. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (right ankle sprain) did not play after being injured in Detroit on Sunday. The score is 8.6 points in 13 games. Yerine F Dwayne Bacon rotation entered his place.
Cavaliers: Love operated on November 2, and still wears a hiking boot on her left foot. …. Korver doesn't believe his injury is serious and he was surprised if the Cavaliers were not ready to play when he visited Detroit on November 19th. Korver, 37, was disturbed by foot injuries during the last two seasons. Drew said Osman would probably miss his third match on wednesday.
Taking eighth place in the draft, Sexton received four assists in 33 minutes and five rebounds. At the age of 19, Drew stated that Hill would continue to play significant moments when he returned, but he did not specify whether rookie would start.
Orum I've seen a half and a half growth last week, D Drew said. “Somehow it starts to understand.“
Charlotte won three quarters, but he didn't play well with 7-7.
Coach James Borrego said, "I hope this gives us some fire." “There was nothing very good there. We have to use this game as fuel for the next game. "
Hornets: Philadelphia hosts Saturday.
Cavaliers: Visit Washington on Wednesday.
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