Fourth quarter run falls short
The Cavaliers went on a 9-0 run near the later stages of the fourth quarter, as Korver, James and Hill effectively worked with each other to find high-percentage shots in the paint and beyond the perimeter. The deficit stood at 105-102, the last closest score before time expired.
James missed an open layup that would have closed the margin to three with 33 seconds left in regulation, leading to a trio of free throws from Damian Lillard to seal the frustrating loss.
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