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CLEVELAND, OH -- The shorthanded Cavaliers came out of the gates firing on all cylinders against the league's best Golden State Warriors. Steph Curry and the Warriors were staring at a double digit deficit entering the fourth quarter against a gritty Cavaliers squad. Golden State took full control of the game in the final quarter, ripping off a 17-0 run while holding Cleveland to a total of 8 points in the quarter. Steph Curry dropped 20 of his 40 total points in the fourth, as the Warriors took down the Cavaliers by the final score of 104-89.
The Cleveland Cavaliers were without a good chunk of the roster and appeared to run out of gas on Thursday night at the Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse. Darius garland continued to shine for Cleveland, leading his team in scoring with 25 points on 10-22 shooting from the floor.
Cleveland with have three much needed off days before hosting the Brooklyn Nets on Monday evening. Tip-off is set for 7:00 pm ET at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland, Ohio.