BROOKLYN– After playing catch-up for what felt like a large portion of the night, the Cavaliers fell to the Brooklyn Nets, 112-107.
LeBron James recorded his first triple-double of the season, scoring a game-high 29 points while dishing out 13 assists and grabbing 10 rebounds. Unfortunately, it would all be for naught as Cleveland struggled with pace in the first half and had to fight their way back into the game.
The worst part about this loss though, is that it came to the team whose 2017 first round draft pick they own.
There were many missed opportunities in the final minute of the game alone, and maybe head coach Tyronn Lue summed up the night best in his post-game news conference:
“We’re running around here worrying about getting the Brooklyn pick, they may want our pick.”
Here are our three takeaways from the loss.
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