NEW ORLEANS, LA--- The Cavaliers took total control in a very convincing 118-107 win against the Pelicans in New Orleans Friday night in the 10th back to back of the year for Cleveland.
The Cavs were dominate to say the least in the first half, going into halftime, the score was 73-56, Evan Mobley was one Cavalier who had a stellar first half with 18 points, he was joined by Donovan Mitchell with a 21 point first half, and Jarrett Allen with a 13 point first half. Mobley would finish the game with 28 points, 13 rebounds and 2 assists . One Cavalier that was left out of the first half party was Darius Garland who was dealing with some foul trouble, he would end up only playing 7 minutes in the first half. Garland would finish with 11 points, 2 rebounds, and focused more on getting his teammates involved racking up 7 assists.
The second half was much of the same, the Cavaliers were playing great team basketball, getting each other involved all over the court. One player that was incredibly involved all game was Donovan Mitchell who would score 30 points for the 19th time this season while pulling in 5 rebounds and dishing out 3 assists. Jarrett Allen was also a standout, scoring 20 points, pulling in 11 rebounds and dishing out 4 assists.
The Cavs will look to continue the momentum of their 26th double digit win of the year Saturday night against the Chicago Bulls from Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse. Tip off is set for 8 pm, you can hear the game on WTAM 1100 AM, 106.9 FM, the free iHeartRadio app, or HERE