Rejuvenated Cleveland Cavaliers wins 4 in a Roll

NBA – The Oklahoma City Thunder host the new look and rejuvenated Cleveland Cavaliers in their final match this season at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The Thunder has defeated the Cavaliers in their first meeting in good old fashion blown out win in Cleveland, Ohio.

Prior to the game, The Cavaliers are currently 3rd in the East Standing with 33 wins and 22 losses, while the Thunder is 5th in the Western Conference with 32 wins and 25 loss record.

The Cavs are on 3 - game winning streak and looks rejuvenated by the addition of new players, especially LeBron James, who seems energized and back to original form from being the best player in the league again while The Thunder is trying to extend their winning streak after defeating the Grizzlies last time out.

In the game, both teams came strong in the 1st quarter with several lead changes until the Cavaliers regained the lead in the final second of the early quarter 29 – 28 just up by 1 point. The re - energized LeBron James start strong in the game, leading the Cavs in scoring with 9 points.

In the 2nd quarter, the Cavs dominated most part of the quarter with a double digit lead, new Cavs bench player Jordan Clarkson, Rodney Hood and Larry Nance Jr. along with Jeff Green play big while James is resting on the bench.

For the Thunder center Steve Adams leads the Thunder in scoring at the half with 15 points and 7 rebounds keeping the Thunder at closed to the Cavaliers to finish the half just down by 5 points 62 – 57 Cavs by 5 points.

In the 3rd quarter, Cavs extend their lead again to double digit after their main man LeBron James gets hot scoring the last 15 points of the Cavaliers, but Melo and the Thunder had their own mini run to regain the lead 82 – 81 after Steve Adams made 3 out of 6 consecutive free throws but the Cavaliers still manage to finish the quarter up by 4 points 91 – 87.

In the 4th quarter, the new Cavs player, Clarkson, Hood and Nance join forces along with Green to up their lead back to double digit 100 – 89 with 8:27 to go while LeBron James is resting on the bench. When James return, still the Cavs bench players that are keeping the Thunder away from the game and eventually won their 4th straight game in a 120 – 112 win over the Thunder.

James finishes the game with a game high 37 points, 8 rebounds and 8 assist, JR Smith with another good shooting night finished with 18 points, Jeff Green with 10 points while the 4 new faces Clarkson, Hood, Nance and Gill added big with 14 points, 14 points, 13 points and 7 points respectively.

Warriors Swept the Regular Season Match against the Cavaliers in MLK Day

NBA – The defending NBA Champion Golden State Warriors dominated their NBA Finals rival Cleveland Cavaliers after beating them at their own house in a 118 – 108 win at Quickens Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.

The Warriors have now swept the 2017 – 2018 NBA Regular Season matches up to 2 – 0 record, one at home at Oracle Arena during Christmas day and the latest was at Quickens Loans Arena during MLK Day.

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Both teams show competitive game showing a glimpse of what game played like it is already an NBA Finals, despite the 2 game wins by the Warriors, the Cavaliers especially LeBron James gave it all but the defending NBA Champion is too much to handle where they are clearly the much better team.

In the first meeting, the Warriors host the Cavaliers at home in Christmas Day celebration without their 2 – time MVP Stephen Curry who is nursing an injury, despite of that, it was a closed game not until the referee missed a foul that should have been called on Kevin Duran over LeBron James in the latter minutes of the final quarter that might change the outcome of the game if the foul was called? But then again it is not called that favors the Warriors to win the game.

The second meeting in MLK Day Celebration, again it was a great game it was a glimpse of what the game plays in the NBA Finals both teams is almost complete and healthy and star players for both teams are present and ready to play, the first 3 quarters are very competitive as no team is able to pull away in the game not until the Warriors dominated the final quarter and sealed the game.

Both LeBron James and Kevin Durant arise as the best player for both their team finishing the game with game high 32 points each.

The Warriors win improved their standing as the league best record with 36 wins and 9 losses, while the Cavaliers continues their losing skid to 4 straight losses, but still the 3rd best record in the East with 26 wins and 17 losses.

The Warriors/Cavs season match is over and the Warriors dominated the Cavaliers, is there any chance that these two team faces again comes playoff time? Or should we say the NBA Finals? The Warriors is almost lock in getting back In the Finals, but the Cavs is questionable? Let’s just wait and see on what will happen?