The Cleveland Cavaliers (hereafter referred to as Cleveland안전놀이터) won despite the absence of key players.
Cleveland beat Orlando by 118-94 and 24 points in the NBA 2022-23 regular season away game held at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida, USA on the morning of the 7th (Korean time).
Cleveland, who continued their three-game winning streak, maintained fourth place in the Eastern Conference with a record of 51 wins and 30 losses. In the game that day, Danny Green scored 21 points, 3 rebounds and 3 steals, including 5 3-pointers, Cedi Osman scored 19 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists, and Isaiah Mobley made a big success with 18 points, 4 rebounds and 3 steals.
Orlando, who suffered two consecutive losses, had Jalen Suggs 22 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists, including 5 3-pointers, and the ball ball 18 points and 8 rebounds.
Cleveland didn’t have a lot of starters for the playoffs, but they dominated Orlando on the inside and outside.
Orlando gained momentum with a 13-3 cool run early in the first quarter. However, after giving Osman 5 points in a row, he allowed Green to take an outer shot, providing an excuse for pursuit. The two teams entered the second quarter with Orlando leading 42-33, 9 points, in a fierce scoring battle.
Evan Mobley’s older brother, Isaiah Mobley, did not miss the hard-earned opportunity to play and showed good moves, and Dean Wade also made a turnaround by hitting the outer shell. As Robin Lopez began to dominate the paint, Orlando collapsed rapidly. In addition, Orlando, who allowed Mobley, Lamar Stevens and Green three consecutive 3-pointers, took a 57-67, 10-point lead.
Osman, who claimed to be the ace of the game that day, received a pass from Rubio and made a 3-point shot, then added a step-back 3-point shot. When Rubio, whose weakness is outside shooting, hit a 3-pointer, Cleveland entered a festive mood. Again, Osman put in the outside gun, and Green also connected the end of the quarter with consecutive 3-pointers. Accordingly, Cleveland prepared for the fourth quarter with a 95-73, 22-point lead.
The bombardment of Cleveland’s outskirts continued. They quickly ran away with a 27-point lead as Mobley and Stevens’ quick-fire 3-point shot and Sam Merrill’s pull-up 3-point shot exploded. Afterwards, Orlando made the score pursued by Moritz Wagner and Ball, but it was not enough.
Afterwards, Cleveland defeated Orlando by 24 points, 118-94, thanks to Howl Neto’s wedge.