LeBron 'refocused' before trade overhaul, loses against the Wiz

Feb 24, 2018, 04:57
LeBron 'refocused' before trade overhaul, loses against the Wiz

Four players acquired via February 8 trades, including Akron native and Revere High School product Larry Nance Jr., made their Quicken Loans Arena debuts against the Washington Wizards.LeBron James scored 14 of his 32 points in the fourth quarter, but the Cavs blew a 12-point second-quarter lead as the Wizards prevailed 110-103.

In Arizona's 77-70 win at Arizona State last Thursday, Trier supplemented the efforts of freshman phenom DeAndre Ayton (25 points, 16 rebounds, four assists and three blocked shots) with 19 points, five assists and three rebounds. Rodney Hood and Jordan Clarkson combined for just 17 points off the bench, while the team shot a mere 8-of-35 from beyond the arc. Heading into the All-Star Break, Memphis dropped a shootout to the Oklahoma City Thunder, 121-114, at the FedExForum.

Simmons added 11 assists and seven rebounds for Philadelphia and Joel Embiid chipped in 30 points and 13 rebounds as the 76ers snapped a four-game road losing streak. That was just my mindset and you saw that in the Minnesota game. He's not expected back until mid-to-late March.

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"They're actually looking at a house right now", he said.

With the project in limbo until a deal on the financing was reached last September, the 2020 game was subsequently awarded to Chicago and the 2021 game to Indianapolis.

Cleveland hosted their first home game since they retooled nearly half their roster at the National Basketball Association trade deadline and expectations were high at Quicken Loans Arena on Thursday but the Cavs lost 110-103. However, that's a bit of an anomaly. The Grizzlies, on the other hand, are one of the worst 3-point shooting teams in the league and will struggle to keep pace with the Cavs if Cleveland's threes start to fall.

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No. 14-ranked Arizona will be without one of its most important players for Thursday's game at Oregon State, as the school announced that junior shooting guard Allonzo Trier has been declared ineligible by the NCAA.

After a highly competitive first half, the Wizards almost blew a late 11-point lead when LeBron James scored 14 consecutive points to pull Cleveland within 106-103. "The rest of the year is going to be a challenge for us, but we did a great job starting out", said Beal, who added 9 assists and 2 blocks to go with his 18 points, via ESPN.

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