Cavaliers Fall to Oklahoma City Thunder

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OKLAHOMA CITY — The Cleveland Cavaliers fell to 2-5 after losing against the Oklahoma City Thunder 91-106 Sunday night.

The Cavs trailed the Thunder going in the half, and never recovered.

Starting point guard Kyrie Irving posted a Cavs high of 20 points, 7 boards, 5 assists and a steal, followed by Alonzo Gee 18 points, 2 steals and one assist. The bench scored a combined 29 points with guard Daniel Gibson leading the way with 16 points, 9 boards and a steal.

The Cavs led early in the first quarter before trailing with three minutes to go on a jumper from the OKC’s Thabo Sefolosha. The team never recovered and trailed OKC 21-27 following a goaltending turnover by Anderson Varejao that led to an OKC jumper by Kevin Martin.

The Cavs got within a few points several times during the second and out-scored OKC in the third, finishing the quarter 73-79, but the Cavs couldn’t hang on. The Thunder widened their lead by 15 to finish the game.

Cavs starter Tristan Thompson posted 10 points, and Dion Waters added 8 in the loss.

The Cavaliers’ next game is away at the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m.

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