◼️ The Cleveland Quintet prevailed 119-115, held the third place in the Eastern Conference and left Washington in the seventh box with the same numbers as the Bucks.
When LeBron James is plugged in, the Cavaliers are too. This Thursday, the forward was the figure in the comeback of his team that with time served was imposed 119-115 on the Wizards to stay in third place in the Eastern Conference and already with the mind set on what will be the postseason of the NBA.
James scored 33 points and was key in the last period to help overcome a disadvantage of 17 points on the scoreboard. Jeff Green and Kevin Love joined the cause and between the three managed to overcome the quintet in Washington missing seven minutes to close (104-87 against). Bad run for the Wizards who lost for the seventh time in the last nine games, giving the Bucks a light of life that, with the same record, are now eighth in the East.
Remember that the better the position at the time of qualifying, the greater the chances of facing the best of the league on the first day due to the pairing of the former with the latter. With this victory, the tenth in 11 starts, the Cavs will play this Friday against the 76ers to finish sealing their position for the playoffs.
Other Game Results:
Indiana Pacers 126-106 Golden State Warriors
Houston Rockets 96-94 Portland Trail Blazers
Cleveland Cavaliers 119-115 Washington Wizards
Brooklyn Nets 119-111 Milwaukee Bucks
Utah Jazz 117-95 Los Ángeles Clippers
Denver Nuggets 100-96 Minnesota Timberwolves