The Cleveland Cavaliers have suffered a long fall from grace this season, especially since Kyrie Irving has been sidelined with a shoulder injury. The probable rookie of the year is missing his 10th straight game on Tuesday night against the Detroit Pistons and the Cavaliers find themselves down 23 at the half, 61-38.
The Cavaliers are allowing the Pistons to shoot 64-percent through the first half while only shooting 40-percent themselves. They have turned the ball over 11 times and are getting outscored 14-2 on the fast break as a result.
The only bright spot for the Cavs has been their other first round pick Tristan Thompson, who has eight points and seven rebounds in just under 16 minutes of action.
Tayshaun Prince leads all scorers with 10 points for Detroit.
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