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2018 Schedule
27-18, 1st in Central
IT calls Thunder loss 'embarrassing' (0:25)
LeBron hoping Cavs' loss doesn't affect coach Lue (1:20)

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Paul George on if he was aware LeBron needed 25 for 30,000, and if that was a little extra motivation defensively: "I've been a part of a lot of those baskets he had so that's an achievement or milestone I didn't want to be a part of."

Lue on Cavs' struggles: 'We have to be better' (0:46)

George scores 36, Thunder blast LeBron, Cavs 148-124

LeBron James couldn't get to 30,000 career points and he and his Cleveland teammates couldn't stop Paul George, Russell Westbrook or Carmelo Anthony as the Oklahoma City Thunder thumped the Cavaliers 148-124 on Saturday for their fourth straight win.

Thunder rout the Cavs in Cleveland (0:56)

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cavs allowed 10 less points in the second quarter than they did in the first quarter ... and still allowed the Thunder to score 76 points for the half, the most Cleveland has allowed in any half all season.

Peanut Butter & Jelly connect on alley-oop (0:23)
D Rose hangs in the air to score the layup (0:26)
Green hangs in the lane for the and-1 (0:26)

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

The 43 points the Oklahoma City Thunder scored in the first quarter on Saturday was the most points the Cleveland Cavaliers have allowed in any quarter this season.

Charles Moynihan ESPN Producer 

LeBron James is 25 points shy of 30,000 for his career. Currently ranked 7th among the NBA's all-time scoring leaders, LeBron trails Dirk Nowitzki by 33 points for 6th place. Cavaliers/Thunder tip-off in 75 minutes.

Charles Moynihan ESPN Producer 

Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue on acquiring player(s) via trade: "I like the group we have. We just haven't been healthy all year."

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5-on-5: What's the future hold for LeBron and PG-13?

Will LeBron ever bring another title to The Land? Could Houston end Golden State's dynasty? Our experts debate the biggest questions surrounding Cavs-Thunder and Warriors-Rockets on ABC.


Charles Moynihan ESPN Producer 

Kevin Love arrived at Quicken Loans Arena moments ago. Love has 24 double-doubles this season, 8th most in the NBA.

Isaiah Thomas has commercial appeal (3:19)
Rose agrees that Love needs more touches (1:01)

Being petty and dumping salary

Brian Windhorst, Andrew Han, Brandon Lowe and Tim MacMahon go behind the scenes of NBA Countdown (3:30), secret tunnels in L.A. (11:30), potential Houston trades (25:20) and what to do with Kemba Walker (38:30). Plus, Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Han on the merits of doing your own research (57:35).


Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Westbrook on LeBron possibly hitting the 30,000-point mark tomorrow, and what kind of achievement that is: "That's crazy man. That's a lot of damn points."

Kellerman: If MJ is the standard, LeBron falls short (2:10)
Barkley just 'player hating' on LeBron? (1:50)
Lue says Cavs need to get Love more touches (0:23)
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Lue: Love needs bigger role when Cavs go cold

Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said the team needs to get the ball to Kevin Love and "post the basketball" when the offense goes through a dry spell, as it did in Wednesday's 104-103 win over Orlando.

Miller says Cavs could win ECF (0:51)

Team Stats

Points Per Game109.45th
Rebounds Per Game41.923rd
Assists Per Game23.310th
Points Allowed108.625th

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