Amico: Cavs show fight, but bad thirds continue to haunt

Cavaliers guard Collin Sexton tries to drive around Grizzlies wing Dillon Brooks. Photo by Nelson Chenault-USA TODAY Sports

Random dribbles following the Cavaliers’ 113-109 road loss to the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday.

1. Your Cleveland Cavaliers have come down with a nasty case of the Third Quarter Blues.

2. It happened against the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday. It happened against the Los Angeles Clippers a night later. Both times, the Cavs stuck around and fared well in the first half. They then ended up getting blown by star-driven teams.

3. The Grizzlies don’t have a LeBron James or Kawhi Leonard, but they have been coming together and playing especially well lately. They too ran past the Cavs in the third quarter. While the Cavs didn’t get blown out this time, it cost them the game.

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