Cavs overcome slow start to get past the Pelicans, 90-82

The Cleveland Cavaliers overcame a slow start to defeat the New Orleans Pelicans 90-82 on Tuesday.

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The Pelicans jumped out of the gates early with a 7-2 run to begin the game. The Cavs battled back and took the lead, but failed to close the quarter strong and saw themselves in a seven-point hole.

Kevin Love’s long bank shot kick started Cleveland’s second period, and got them back focused and engaged.