Excellent Live News: on December 27th, Cavaliers 2018 No. 8 pick Sexton in two overtime games
He performed well in the game, scoring 32 points and leading the Cavaliers to defeat the Pistons 128-119 in double overtime. The Cavaliers ushered in a two-game winning streak.
In the first quarter, the two teams quickly found their hand at the start. Grant and Griffin hit three-pointers, but the Cavaliers’ Sexton and Love immediately responded with three-pointers. The two sides drew 11 at the start.
In the middle of this quarter, the Cavaliers’ shooting percentage declined, while the Pistons continued their touch. Griffin and Mikhailiuk made another three-pointer to help the Pistons establish a 22-13 lead.
However, the Cavaliers regained their offensive rhythm after a timeout and adjustment. Osman first stood up and hit a three-pointer, then caught the Pistons’ mistake and counterattacked and scored 4 points, leading the Cavaliers to a wave of 8-0, chasing the score at the end of the first quarter.
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In the second quarter, the Cavaliers continued to attack unabated. Sexton scored 3 goals and directed a 10-4 climax. The Cavaliers rewritten the score to 36-30.
Wright’s three-pointer still couldn’t disrupt the Cavaliers’ offensive rhythm. McGee and Osman hit 2+1 one after another, and the Cavaliers continued to control the rhythm of the court.
At the critical moment, Griffin stepped forward and scored 4 three-pointers from the outside alone, helping the Pistons narrow the point difference to 1 point.
However, in the last minute and a half of the quarter, the Pistons did not score a point, and the Cavaliers relied on Drummond and Sexton to lead 59-53 at halftime.
After changing sides and fighting again, the Cavaliers maintained a good feel. Love, Sexton and Osman scored three-pointers in a row. The Cavaliers with more blooming points extended their lead to 75-65.
However, the Cavaliers experienced ups and downs afterwards. Their shooting percentage plummeted, and they only scored 5 points in 7 minutes after the quarter;
Narrow the score down to single digits.
In the last minute or so, Grant made a counterattack with Yuezhan Yueyong and hit a three-pointer at the buzzer. The Pistons led the score 86-81 at the end of the three quarters.
In the final quarter, the Cavaliers launched a counterattack and once chased the score to 91-92.
At the critical moment, Griffin’s three-pointer helped the Pistons stabilize their morale. At 5 minutes and 40 seconds, Mikhailuk also hit 2+1 on McGee, and then Wright also made contributions on the outside. The Pistons once again expanded their advantage to 8.
The Cavaliers did not give up, and the Pistons even sent out the tactic of killing the god Drummond. Drummond stood on the free throw line 6 times at critical moments and hit 5 goals. In 1 minute and 8 seconds, the Cavaliers tied the score at 101
The Pistons failed to attack twice, and the Cavaliers called a stop.
Garland failed to make the lore, and the two sides entered overtime.
In the first overtime game, Grant and Rose teamed up with 8 points to start overtime, and the Pistons took the lead again.
Drummond’s second attack stopped the bleeding, Grant made another three-pointer, and the Pistons led 112-103.
Love hit back with a three-pointer. He led the team to chase 7 points in a row. With 54.9 seconds left in overtime, the Cavaliers fell behind 110-112.
Rose made a mistake and was intercepted by Sexton. Sexton made a quick layup and the Cavaliers tied at 112 with 7.6 seconds left in overtime.
Rose made a mistake again, and the Cavaliers called a timeout with 1.2 seconds left, but they could not complete the final attack and the game entered the second overtime.
In the second overtime, Sexton maintained his aggressiveness. He scored 4 points in a row and led the team to a 10-0 start. The Cavaliers took the lead.
Wright made a layup to stop the bleeding, Sexton responded with a layup, Wright scored another 3 points, and the Pistons fell behind 117-124.
Osman hit a three-pointer and opened again, Wright made two free throws, Love made one of two free throws to seal the victory, and the Cavaliers won 128-119.
Pistons vs Cavaliers Full Game Replay
Pistons vs Cavaliers Full Game Replay
Scores and statistics of both sides: Scores in a single quarter: 26-26, 33-27, 22-33, 20-15, 11-11, 16-7 (Knights first) Cavaliers (2-0): Sexton 32 points
2 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals, Garland 21 points, 5 rebounds and 12 assists, Osman 22 points and 4 rebounds, Drummond 23 points, 16 rebounds, 5 assists, 4 steals and 3 blocks, Love 15 points, 9 rebounds and 3 assists, McGee 11
With 2 rebounds, Exum scored 4 points, 3 rebounds and 4 assists.
Pistons (0-2): Grant 28 points, 10 rebounds and 2 assists, Griffin 26 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 steals, Wright 19 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists, Rose 13 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists, Mikaeluk 12 points
3 rebounds and 2 assists, Hayes 3 points, 3 rebounds and 2 assists, Plumlee 6 points, 9 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 steals, Josh Jackson 6 points and 8 rebounds, Okafor 6 points and 4 rebounds.
Both sides start: Cavaliers: Garland, Sexton, Okoro, Love, Drummond Pistons: Hayes, Wright, Grant, Griffin, Plumlee