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Sluggish offensive night leads to another Cavs loss against 76ers; three takeaways

CLEVELAND– Another tough night on offense led to the Cavaliers’ third loss in five games as they fell 108-97 against the Philadelphia 76ers.

LeBron James led the Cavs with 30 points, nine rebounds and eight assists.

For Philadelphia, J.J. Redick scored 22 points, Ben Simmons had 18, and Joel Embiid had 17 points and 14 rebounds.

When it came down to it, the Cavs couldn’t get anything going consistently on offense. Through three quarters, only James and Larry Nance Jr. were in double-digits scoring-wise. On the defensive end, they could not string together stops in an effective way.

Here are three takeaways from the loss.

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Ashley is a former basketball player who covers the Cleveland Cavaliers, Indians and high school sports for NEO Sports Insiders. She also covers the Cavs for SB Nation's Fear The Sword. Ashley is a 2015 graduate of John Carroll University and previously worked in political journalism. You can follow her on Twitter @AshleyBastock42

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