The Charlotte Bobcats scored as many points in the third quarter, 32, as the Cavaliers did in the entire second half. The Bobcats would coast to a 92-74 win in Canton. The Cavs were also outscored 23-15 in the second quarter.
Charlotte had five players score in double-digits, Kemba Walker lead them with 14. Kyrie Irving and CJ Miles both scored a game-high 15. Miles came off the bench for the Cavs. Top pick Anthony Bennett scored seven, also coming off the bench.
Cleveland shot only 35% from the field, Charlotte 44%.