Cleveland Cavs Highlights And Player Grades: Pelicans Aftermath


Dec 12, 2014; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Pelicans center Omer Asik (3) dunks over Cleveland Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao (17) as forward LeBron James (23) looks on from the back court during the second half of a game at the Smoothie King Center. The Pelicans defeated the Cavaliers 119-114. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

Time for Cleveland Cavs highlights and player grades after the Wine & Gold dropped their second straight while squaring off against the New Orleans Pelicans Friday night.

119. 69. 114. 156. Final

B+. After sitting out a game with a sore knee, <strong><a href=. G/F. Cleveland Cavaliers. LEBRON JAMES

<strong><a href=. G. Cleveland Cavaliers. KYRIE IRVING. C+

C-. <strong><a href=. F. Cleveland Cavaliers. SHAWN MARION

Reserves. Cleveland Cavaliers. THE BENCH. D. Cavs reserves didn’t provide much help, as the the unit was outscored by New Orleans’ <strong><a href=

D. The Pelicans were missing their only star in <strong><a href=. DEF. Cleveland Cavaliers. TEAM DEFENSE

And if you missed the game, or want to revel in James’ 41-point night, enjoy the highlights, because with the effort the Cavs put forth Friday night, there’s not a whole lot to smile about.