The San Antonio Spurs used a second half run to give the new look Cleveland Cavaliers another loss, 110-94.
A back-to-back losses absorbed by the Cavs in their home-court while the visiting Spurs achieved their goal of making a bounce back game.
The Cleveland Cavaliers probably has touched ice and the freezing temperature got stucked on their finger tips as they shoot cold from the field at 41.8% and much worst from the three-point territory with 23.5%.
Apart from LeBron James who teased another triple-double performance with his 33 points, 13 rebounds and nine assists there’s no player from first-five unit who scored in double figures. Cedi Osman only got four points, Tristan Thompson got six points, George Hill and JR Smith both got two points.
The only help James got is from the Cavs second unit where Jordan Clarkson and Jeff Green scored 17 points and 14 point respectively.
On the San Antonio Spurs side, there are seven players scored in double-digit. LaMarcus Aldridge led Spurs barrage with his 27 points while Danny Green went on fire from the rainbow area and chipped in 22 points.
The Spurs made a 14-0 surge at the end part of the third quarter and carried the momentum in final period as they piled a 13-point advantage.
LeBron James was not pleased how the refs officiate the game. He believes that he should be given more trips to the free-throw line but because of those uncalled fould that didn’t happen.
“We’re at a point now where we protect the shooter more than the driver,” James said. “There’s no reason I should be going to the line four times in a game when I drive 100 times to the paint and I’m getting hit, slapped and grabbed.”