With a triple in the last second of Isaac Okorothe Cleveland Cavaliers defeated Brooklyn Nets 116-114 on Thursday of the nbawhere Donovan Mitchell He shone with the winning team.
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The cavaliersEastern Conference quarterfinals, they prevailed over the Nets, who fell to seventh place with a fifth loss in a rowthanks to a fast-paced comeback in the last minutes.
All-Star guard Donovan Mitchell was the leading scorer for the Cavaliers with 31 points while the young power forward Evan Mobley contributed 26 points and 16 rebounds.
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For the Netsthe eave Mikal Bridges reached 32 points16 of them in the third quarter, and the point guard Spencer Dinwiddie to 25 goals and 12 assists.
With only two and a half minutes to go, the Nets dominated by 8 points of advantage (104-112) giving hope to their fans from the Barclays Center that they would end their losing streak.
But Caris LeVert, former player of the Nets, chained four points in a row and Mitchell another five to bring the Cavaliers within just one point of each other.
In the decisive play, Mitchell missed a free kick that would have tied the game but, after grabbing two rebounds and missing as many shots under the rim, the ball came to LeVert on the perimeter, who sent it to the corner for Okoro to nail the winning three-pointer with just seven-tenths of a second on the clock.
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