Cleveland eight-game winning streak puts pressure…

Cleveland eight-game winning streak puts pressure on Milwaukee for nine-game winning streak


The Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA) closely chased the Milwaukee Bucks with nine consecutive wins with eight consecutive wins.

Cleveland beat the Los Angeles Lakers 114-100 in an away game in the 2022-23 NBA regular league at Crypto Dotcom Arena in Los Angeles, California on the 7th (Korea Standard Time). Cleveland, which has won eight consecutive games since losing to the Toronto Raptors in the opening game, finished second in the Eastern Conference after Milwaukee, the only undefeated team in the NBA this season. It is one game away from Milwaukee.

Cleveland’s Donovan Mitchell (33 points and 5 rebounds) missed six of seven 3-pointers but got 13 free throws and put 12 in the rim. Darius Garland (24 points and 7 assists) and Jarrett Allen (16 points and 11 rebounds) also helped win.

LeBron James (27 points and 7 rebounds), Anthony Davis (19 points and 12 rebounds), and Russell Westbrook (19 points and 3 3-pointers and 10 assists) worked hard for the Lakers, but

By the first half, the Lakers were leading by about five points. But Cleveland exploded from the third quarter. In the third quarter, Mitchell and Allen scored six points, respectively, Evan Mobley (5 points, 7 rebounds), Kevin Love (10 points, 10 rebounds), and Sedi Osman (9 points) all played evenly, reversing the game in an instant. Cleveland predicted a victory by running to 17 points in the middle of the fourth quarter, led by Mitchell and Alan. The Lakers, who seemed to rebound after winning two consecutive games after five consecutive losses in the opening, fell into a losing streak again, finishing 14th in the Western Conference with two wins and seven losses.

In the same game that followed at the same place, the away team Utah Jazz beat the home team LA Clippers 110-102 to win two consecutive games with the performances of Jordan Clarkson (23 points, 6 3-pointers, 5 assists) and Colin Sexton (22 points). Utah, which lost its flow from the middle of the third quarter, was turned around by the Clippers to 92-96 in the middle of the fourth quarter, but after putting all six free throws in the rim to turn the game around 98-96 and Sexton quickly ran 104-98 with an additional free throw to the layup.
With eight wins and three losses, Utah closely trailed the Western No. 1 Phoenix Suns (7 wins and two losses) by 0.5 games. The 5-5 Clippers are eighth in the West.

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