Thursday , June 21, 2018

28-point blowout in Cavs win

THE Cleveland Cavaliers dominated in their 28-point victory against the second best team in the east, the Detroit Pistons, 116-88.

The Cavaliers outrun the Pistons during the first quarter with the score of 36-23 with James finishing with 16 points and Kevin Love with 12.

The second quarter was not any different as the Cavaliers scored 37 points and holding the Pistons again to just 23 points. They were lead by Kyle Korver and Channing Frye who both had 2 three-pointers made during that quarter. Pistons' Reggie Jackson was the go to guy in the second quarter as he scored all of his 10 points there.

Cavaliers were entering the second half with a 27 point lead, 73-46.

Lebron only scored two points by the third quarter as he trust on his bench teammates to sustain the lead and ending the quarter still in command. The Cavaliers had 39-point lead courtesy of Dwayne Wade's pull up jumpshot by the end of the quarter.

The Detroit Pistons never got to bring the game to as close as 20 points and since then, they thrown in the towel and lost by 28.

The Cavaliers were excellent from the three-point line as they made 16 of them at 48.6 percent.

Tobias Harris was the leading scorer for the Detroit with his 11 point, five rebounds and three assists. Cleveland had six players scoring double digits with Lebron and Jae Crowder having 18 points, Kevin Love with his double double 19 points and 11 rebounds, Calderon with 14, Frye with 10 and Jeff Green with 11 points. (Frankl Glarino, USC AB Communications intern/SunStar Philippines)