Cavs Open Playoffs With Win Over Magic

After losing 4 games to 1 in the first round of the NBA Playoffs last season to the New York Knicks, the Cavaliers have already matched their playoff win total from a year ago after defeating the Magic in game 1 of the NBA playoffs first round match up, 97-83 at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.


The Cavs led wire to wire and were paced by All-Star guard Donovan Mitchell’s 30 points.


Jarrett Allen and Evan Mobley added double/doubles, Allen with 16 points and 18 rebounds, while Mobley scored 16 and grabbed 11 boards.


Darius Garland contributed 14 points and 8 assists.


Paolo Banchero lef Orlando with 24 points.


Game 2 of this best-of-7 series takes place Monday, April 22 in Cleveland.


Tip off right here on WHBC on Monday night is set for 7PM.



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