CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Cleveland Cavaliers (9-7, 4-4 Home) handed the LA Clippers its seventh loss in a row after blowing a double-digit lead in a 118-113 overtime victory on Friday night at Quicken Loans Arena.
King James led the Cavs(9-7) who are on a four-game winning streak with 39 points, 14 rebounds, 6 assists and 6 turnovers in 46 minutes against the Clippers.
The victory puts the Cavs at the No. 7 seed in the Eastern Conference. Kevin Love scored 25 points and Dwyane Wade gave Cleveland a huge lift from the bench, scoring 23 points with 11 rebounds in 37 minutes. Wade scored 17 of his points in the second quarter.
Ice in his veins. 👑 pic.twitter.com/xs7j7mD4UT
— Cleveland Cavaliers (@cavs) 18 november 2017
The LA Clippers Blake Griffin scored 23 and DeAndre Jordan had 20 points and 22 rebounds.
The Cavs who were without pointguard Derrick Rose (Ankle injury) will host the Detroit Pistons who hold the second spot in the Eastern Conference.
The LA Clippers will continue their road trip on Saturday in Charlotte.
Written by Andrew Mitchell for Woodlawn Post
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