Box Score: 76ers 86, Cavaliers 79

In the finish to an ugly day of Cleveland sports, the Cavaliers fell victim to an impressive Philadelphia defense in an 86-79 defeat on the road. Stat of the night: The highest-scoring backcourt in the NBA (Irving-Waiters) was limited to just 14 points and 8 turnovers on 6-27 from the field.

Both Cleveland sports teams playing at this time of the year are now 2-8. At least we can be excited about the solid nights from youngsters Tristan Thompson (14 pts, 13 rebs) and Tyler Zeller (6 pts, 7 rebs). … So progress?

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS
2-8 (Lost last 6)

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS
6-4 (Won last 2)

FINAL

Team1234Total
CLE2121152279
PHI1924192486

Cleveland

StartersPosMinFG3PtFT+/-OffRebAstTOStlBSBAPFPts
K. IrvingG37:184-140-21-1-5044510239
D. WaitersG30:552-131-60-0-3000310005
A. VarejaoC37:195-120-04-4-651530101114
A. GeeF37:196-110-35-5-11422210217
T. ThompsonF30:476-140-02-3-381320013214
BenchMinFG3PtFT+/-OffRebAstTOStlBSBAPFPts
Totals30-845-2014-15184814156491679
Percentages.357.250.933Team Rebounds: 4
T. Zeller27:543-50-00-0-5371111146
C.J. Miles14:021-81-40-0-3121100113
O. Casspi12:531-31-22-2-7020101115
J. Pargo11:332-42-30-0-2011200026
D. GibsonDNP – Coach’s Decision
S. SamuelsDNP – Coach’s Decision
D. SloanDNP – Coach’s Decision
L. WaltonDNP – Coach’s Decision

Philadelphia

StartersPosMinFG3PtFT+/-OffRebAstTOStlBSBAPFPts
J. HolidayG37:016-142-40-0+51492100114
J. RichardsonG33:375-142-60-0+52932212112
K. BrownC9:210-00-00-0-8000001030
E. TurnerF39:378-121-22-2+100692110119
T. YoungF36:503-90-01-2+1060110137
BenchMinFG3PtFT+/-OffRebAstTOStlBSBAPFPts
Totals34-809-209-1294127118941586
Percentages.425.450.750Team Rebounds: 11
S. Hawes28:135-131-23-4+93911140314
L. Allen21:360-50-02-2+12133202102
N. Young15:455-62-21-2+50001000113
D. Wright11:461-41-30-0-7241010023
R. Ivey6:141-30-10-0+3001010002
A. MoultrieDNP – Coach’s Decision
M. WaynsDNP – Coach’s Decision
D. WilkinsDNP – Coach’s Decision
  • http://twitter.com/tindybox Sid Freely

    Solid play from the front court, off night for the back court. Lets get some wins though.