Final Score: 101-95
Well-rounded basketball was played by all of the Cavs, but guard Cedi Osman led the team with 20 points and 8 rebounds.
Tristan Thompson stood out, finishing the game with a strong double-double: 15 points and 14 rebounds
Alec Burks also contributed with 17 points and 13 rebounds
The Lakers are now 3-7 without the star forward.
Team morale was high in the Cavs locker room but rookie Collin Sexton says that type of energy will have to be the norm to create an atmosphere of winning.
The Cavaliers have the chance to build a streak in the right direction this Wednesday against the Portland Trailblazers.