The Cavaliers find themselves in an all-too-familiar position at halftime tonight in Philadelphia, as the 76ers have had little problem piling up the points and lead the Good Guys by twelve at the intermission, 66-54.
For the half, the Cavs shot 58% from the field, so it is not the offense that is hurting in tonight's contest. Cleveland is actually shooting better than Philadelphia’s 56.5%, but four extra field goals for the 76ers and four more free throws accounts for the margin at the break.
The Cavaliers' bench, a strength of the team all year, is at it again tonight, scoring 28 points, exactly the same amount as the starters have put up. On the other hand, Philadelphia's starters have outscored their reserves, 38-28.