Cleveland (WOIO) - Cavaliers head coach Mike Brown called it a learning experience for his young team, and if they learned anything on Monday night, it's that no lead is safe. Not when you have 23 turnovers, and let a 23-point second half lead slip away.
That was the deal at the "Q", as the Cavs built up a big lead, and then watched the Minnesota Timberwolves storm back, taking it down the final seconds before Kevin Love's 3-pt attempt to win it was off the mark, and the Cavs had survived, 93-92.
C.J. Miles came off the bench to lead the Cavs with 19 points, while Kyrie Irving added 15 and Tristan Thompson had another double-double (12 points, 11 rebounds).
Kevin Martin led the Timberwolves with a game-high 23 points, while Love, the NBA's leading scorer heading into the game, was held to 17.
The Cavaliers (2-2) head to Milwaukee for Wednesday's game.
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