Final Score: Cleveland Cavaliers blown out 121-83 in Game 3 vs. Orlando Magic


Remaining Rating: Orlando Magic 121, Cleveland Cavaliers 83.

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There may be nothing significantly noteworthy about this. When Tristan Thompson and Marcus Morris entered the sport within the third quarter, the Cavs successfully attacked the sport. Which was already over.

The Cavs completed the sport taking pictures 39% from the sphere and 23.5% from three.

Nicely, that's what occurred…

The Cavs' final six quarter level totals: 22, 16, 21, 24, 16, 22. It's laborious to win playoff video games when your offense isn't working anymore. Donovan Mitchell ending 6-16 is an enormous a part of it, however nobody else stepped up.

The Magic additionally hit a number of troublesome mid-range pictures which helped them draw back from the Cavs. When you take a look at how his shot profile in the end broke down, he nonetheless didn't shoot nicely on the rim (simply 57.7%) and was roughly common from three. However they had been on hearth within the mid-range whereas the Cavs had been chilly virtually in all places besides on the rim.

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Cleveland nonetheless leads the collection. A 2-1 lead – and residential courtroom nonetheless secure – is an effective place to be. The Cavs are nonetheless the favorites to finally win this collection. However the way in which Recreation 3 performed out could point out that this collection goes to be an extended one and the Cavs have some work to do to get again on observe and switch issues round in Recreation 4.

subsequent: Recreation 4 of the collection is Saturday in Orlando with tipoff at 1 p.m.


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