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Cavs vs. Thunder recap: Cleveland falls in Oklahoma City, 106-91

Kyrie Irving scored 20 points but Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder were too much to handle as they Cleveland Cavaliers fell Sunday night.


The Cleveland Cavaliers dropped their third straight game Sunday night as they fell to the Oklahoma City Thunder, 106-91.

Kyrie Irving led the way for the Cavaliers in the losing effort, scoring 20 points and adding four rebounds, five assists and one steal. Alonzo Gee scored 18 points and Tristan Thompson tallied 10 rebounds. Rookie Dion Waiters had eight points and four rebounds in 21 minutes of action.

Russell Westbrook was the leading scorer for the Thunder with 27 points, adding 10 assists and six rebounds, while overcoming eight turnovers. Kevin Durant added 26 points of his own in the win. Serge Ibaka anchored the Thunder on the defensive end with seven rebounds and seven blocks.

The Cavaliers are now 2-5 on the season and 1-4 on their current road trip. They wrap up their trip Tuesday against the Brooklyn Nets before heading home to play the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday.

Photographs by spatulated, Triple Tri, and chrischappelear used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.