Love (15+11), Allen (16+8) sent the Pelicans to their fifth straight loss

2022-05-21 0 By

The Cleveland Cavaliers beat the New Orleans Pelicans 93-90 in the NBA regular season on Feb. 1, sending the Pelicans to their fifth straight loss.From the start of the first quarter, Varin came up to the basket for consecutive points to help the Pelicans to a 12-4 start.Then the cavs went on an 8-1 run to tie the game.But Walker’s dunk gave the Pelicans a 19-17 lead at the end of the first quarter.The second quarter, the Cavaliers came up with a 6-0 score!Hayes and Hernan Gomes combined for a 7-0 run to regain the lead and Rondo tied it with two points.The pelicans led 39-38 at halftime with a 3-pointer by Graham.Easy side to fight again, both sides come up you a ball I a ball continuous mutual score, play to the last four and a half minutes into a tie, then pelicans side of the continuous killing penalty hit a 6-0 slightly ahead, the Cavaliers not to be outdone quickly returned a wave of 7-0 back to exceed the score!But the Pelicans went on a 7-0 run to take a 66-60 lead after three quarters.Goodwin and Okoro hit back-to-back 3-pointers in an 8-2 run to tie the game.Okoro hit two free throws in the final minute, followed by back-to-back shots by Stevens, with time running out and the Cavaliers winning.For the Pelicans, Varin had 16 points and nine rebounds, Chuck Hayes had 19 points, seven rebounds and three rebounds, Graham had 20 points, Hart had 10 points and 10 rebounds, Osman had seven points and 12 assists, Allen had 16 points and eight rebounds, Love had 15 points and 11 rebounds, Stevens had 11 points, Goodwin 21 points and Okoro 14 points