Collin Sexton scored 39 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers handed the hapless Houston Rockets their 12th straight loss with a 101-90 victory on Monday night. The Cavaliers have won a season-high four straight after losing their previous 10 games.
Up two points at the break, Orlando outscored Cleveland 38-18 in the third period, pushing its lead to 89-67. The Magic made six of 10 shots from beyond the arc in the third period and posted their second-highest scoring quarter of the season.
The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Cleveland NAACP held a virtual community conversation on mental health issues faced by African American men, including the impact that racism can have on the well being of African American men.
Irving had 41 points while shooting 71 percent from the field, along with six assists, three rebounds, and two steals. James finished with 41 points on 53 percent shooting, 16 rebounds, seven assists, and three blocks.
The NBA will be allowing its players to return to their teams training facilities starting Friday, providing the local government does not have a stay-at-home order in response due to the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press reports.
Cleveland Cavaliers all-star Kevin Love has stepped up to support the scores of staff members who were impacted by the NBA season suspension. The Cavs will also compensate for hourly and event staff team members.