Kevin Love four-point play is dagger in Cleveland win in Sacramento
It was LeBron James’ last game in the Sleep Train Arena, but it was Kevin Love who put Sacramento to sleep.
The Kings had made it a game in the fourth quarter with an 8-0 run, and with 1:40 left it was just a three-point Cavalier lead. Cleveland’s answer was certainly nothing special — they isolated Kyrie Irving on the left wing and let him drive into the teeth of a defense that thought it was prepared for him (and better teams would have been). But Irving’s skill got him deep into the paint and drew seemingly every King defender, so he kicked it to the opposite corner where Kevin Love was all alone.
Well, not entirely alone because Darren Collison came rushing over to contest, but in the process fouled Love and made this a four-point play that sealed a Cavaliers win.