Cleveland Cavaliers

Result: Steph Curry stars for Golden State Warriors

Steph Curry racked up 48 points in a dominant display to lift the Golden State Warriors to a 119-114 victory over the Dallas Mavericks. The two-time MVP was once again the key man for the Warriors, adding six rebounds and five assists to his performance as his side took their record for the season to 29-14 to sit second in the Western Conference. Top of that pile are the Denver Nuggets who edged a tight contest against the Portland Trail Blazers 116-113. Nikola’s Jogic’s 40-point performance proved crucial for Denver, who held on in the closing stages as Damian Lillard’s ambitious three-point effort was off target. Steph Curry pours in 11 triples, 48 PTS, helping the @warriors come away victorious on the road! #SAPStatLineOfTheNight pic.twitter.com/fmUtHIzJpe — NBA.com/Stats (@nbastats) Ja...

Result: Harden triple-double fires Rockets to big win over Cavaliers

James Harden recorded his third 40-point triple-double in six games as the Houston Rockets beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 141-113. The reigning MVP scored 43 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists as the Rockets ran riot from the start, surging to a 28-point lead in the first half. On the way to victory, Harden hit 30 points before the beginning of the third quarter, made eight three-pointers and finished with his sixth triple-double of the season. .@JHarden13 TRIPLE-DOUBLE ✔️ 🏀 43PTS👊 12AST💪 10REB Vote ⭐️ ➡️ https://t.co/SKZdoKpYvl pic.twitter.com/aFiapAJhno — Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) January 12, 2019 Ante Zizic top scored for Cleveland with 18 points but his side’s torrid run continued as they fell to their 12th loss in a row. Steph Curry moved into third place on the NBA’...

Result: Kawhi Leonard leads the way as Toronto continue to impress

The Toronto Raptors came through a dramatic fourth quarter to beat the Miami Heat 106-104 and improve their NBA-best record. Kawhi Leonard led the way with 30 points, eight rebounds and two steals, while Danny Green hit a three-pointer to put the Raptors ahead with just over 20 seconds remaining. The final quarter saw the lead change hands 12 times, with Miami missing the chance to take the win on the game’s final possession. Toronto now stand on 26 wins and 10 losses for the season. Helluva finish. @TangerineHoops Game Highlights 📺: https://t.co/lpwfYGkUxl pic.twitter.com/pCNjFYDjm2 — Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) December 27, 2018 Joe Harris scored the game-winner with 3.4 seconds left in the second period of overtime to clinch a 134-132 win for the Brooklyn Nets over the Charlotte Hornets....

Result: Leonard matches season-high 37 points as Raptors defeat Cavs

Kawhi Leonard matched a season-high 37 points to lift the Toronto Raptors to a 126-110 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers. The 27-year-old added six rebounds and was backed up by team-mate OG Anunoby, who tied his career best to score 21 points. Toronto, still without injured All-Star point guard Kyle Lowry, improved to 25-9 for the season as the Cavs fell to their fourth loss in five games. GET OUT THE WAY! pic.twitter.com/DQ9r9vdM1q — Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) December 22, 2018 In Brooklyn, the Nets’ seven-game winning streak ended when the Indiana Pacers produced a late charge to win 114-106 at the Barclays Centre. Victor Oladipo scored 14 points in the fourth quarter, finishing with a total of 26, to put the game away for good and put the Pacers back on a winning foot after dropping...

Result: Cavaliers halt Pacers run thanks to Larry Nance Jr buzzer beater

There were also wins for the Nets, Nuggets and Hawks. Larry Nance Jr’s buzzer-beater earned the Cleveland Cavaliers a shock 92-91 victory against the in-form Indiana Pacers. The Pacers, who were on a seven-game winning streak in the NBA, were defeated in the last second by a Cavaliers side who are struggling at the bottom of the Eastern Conference after losing LeBron James in the off season. Nance Jr had 15 points on the night and 16 rebounds, his most important coming when he tipped in a missed Rodney Hood shot when the Cavs trailed by one in the last second. W O W ‼️@Larrydn22 with an UNBELIEVABLE putback to WIN IT FOR THE CAVS at the 🚨!#BeTheFight pic.twitter.com/BpELwnx5c9 — Cleveland Cavaliers (@cavs) December 19, 2018 Indiana could have put the game out of reach of the Cavs, but Vict...

Result: Golden State Warriors make it back-to-back wins against Sacramento Kings

There were also wins for the Bucks, Cavs and Wizards. Reigning NBA champions the Golden State Warriors won their second game on the bounce thanks to a last-gasp Klay Thompson lay-up. The Warriors had lost four-in-a-row but had a win against the Portland Trail Blazers to break the run on Friday night. And Thompson sealed a 117-116 win against the Sacramento Kings as Thompson put away his own miss with five seconds left on the clock as part of a 31-point night, while Kevin Durant had 44. Kevin Durant goes off for a season-high 44 PTS (17 in the 4th), along with 13 REB, 7 AST, guiding the @warriors past SAC at home!#DubNation 117#SacramentoProud 116 Klay Thompson: 31 PTS, 5 3PMDamian Jones: 13 PTS, 6 REBMarvin Bagley III: 20 PTS, 17 REB pic.twitter.com/rBfv429qip — NBA (@NBA) November 25, 201...

Result: LeBron feels love on Cleveland return, but shows no mercy in Lakers win

LeBron James was given a hero’s welcome as he returned to Cleveland and was instrumental in the Los Angeles Lakers 109-105 victory. James, who left the Cavaliers for the second time in the close season, had 32 points and 14 rebounds on the night at the Quicken Loans Arena. A Cleveland Cavaliers fan holds up thanking Los Angeles Lakers’ LeBron James (Tony Dejak/AP) The Cavs looked as if they may nick their third win of the season, but James was part of an 11-point run to put the visitors on top and Kyle Korver missed a three-point shot with less than 20 seconds left. The Lakers have now won two on the bounce, while the Cavaliers, who appeared in the NBA Finals last season, sit bottom of the Central Division and the league with a 2-14 record. LeBron James leads the way for the @Lakers in his...

Result: Clarkson leads Cleveland to victory over Charlotte

The point guard led the Cavaliers with 24 points. The struggling Cleveland Cavaliers snapped a five-game losing streak as they toppled the Charlotte Hornets 113-89. Jordan Clarkson led the way with 24 points, while Tristan Thompson had 21 rebounds to help the Cavs to their second win of the season. The first quarter was their highest-scoring opening quarter of the season, with 38 points. THAT’S THE WAY!#BeTheFight pic.twitter.com/IBFORXnkoj — Cleveland Cavaliers (@cavs) November 14, 2018 James Harden scored 19 points in the second half to help the Houston Rockets overcome the Denver Nuggets 109-99. Jamal Murray helped Denver get to within four of tying the match in the final quarter, but a run of points from Harden ensured the Rockets were well ahead in the closing minutes. Clint Cap...

Result: Cleveland Cavaliers get season off and running at seventh attempt

The Cleveland Cavaliers finally celebrated their first win since LeBron James’ departure as they beat the Atlanta Hawks 136-114. The Cavaliers, who reached the NBA Finals in each of the past four years during James’ second spell at the franchise, had started the season with six straight defeats. Bu, after firing head coach Tyronn Lue, they ended the miserable run in the first game under interim coach Larry Drew, with Rodney Hood scoring 26 points and Cedi Osman chipping in with 20. All your 0-82 tweets pic.twitter.com/87XxM3py7Q — Cleveland Cavaliers (@cavs) October 31, 2018 Elsewhere, former Cavalier Kyrie Irving scored a season-high 31 points to lead the Boston Celtics to a 108-105 victory over the Detroit Pistons. Irving, who had previously reached 22 points against the Orla...

Skip to toolbar