Cavs Snap Losing Streak, Blowout Pistons 115-100


DETROIT -- Colin Sexton lead the way for the Cavaliers with 23 points and Kevin Love added 20, all in the first half, as the Cavs snapped their seven game losing streak with a 115-100 victory over the Pistons.

Kevin Love hit 6 threes on the night, and did not take a single shot in the 2nd half of the game. Tristan Thompson had 17 points and 11 rebounds for another double-double on the year. Off the bench, Alfonso McKinnie was the high man with 15 points and Larry Nance Jr, a teammate of Kobe's in 2015-16, had 10.

The PIstons were lead by Reggie Jackson who had 16 points and Andre Drummond who added 15 points and 8 rebounds.

In the first game for both teams following the death of Kobe Bryant on Sunday, they followed the lead of other teams around the league and honored Kobe's legacy by committing a 24 second shot clock violation and the other committing the 8 second backcourt violation, Bryant's numbers in his playing days.

This was the third meeting between the Cavs and Pistons this month, they had split the first two meetings in the month in two close games, but this one was not even close as the Cavs pulled away in the 2nd half to cruise to the victory.

It was the Cavs first double digit win since November 10th when they beat the Knicks 108-87 at Madison Square Garden.

The Cavaliers improved to 13-34 on the season, while the Pistons dropped to 17-31.

Next up for the Cavs is a home game against Zion Williamson and the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday night. Tip off at 7:30.

Check out some highlights from the win below!

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