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Random dribbles following the Cavaliers’ 128-99 road loss to the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday.
1. It’s too bad for the Cavs that the game couldn’t end at halftime. Or better yet, at the end of the first quarter.
2. It truly was the tale of two halves. The Cavs started off with great energy and controlled the pace. They raced to an 8-2 advantage, and get this — it was the Lakers’ largest deficit in NINE games.
3. Tristan Thompson started off defending LeBron James and did a very nice job. Keep in mind that Thompson is a center and spent the previous two games guarding the likes of Detroit’s Andre Drummond and Denver’s Nikola Jokic. Those are two massive men who Thompson could out-quick. But LeBron … well, we know who has the edge in perimeter athleticism there.