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Isaiah Thomas: Win Over Cleveland Cavaliers Wasn't "Revenge Game"

Isaiah Thomas: Win Over Cleveland Cavaliers Wasn't

The NBA star pretended to pass the ball to Kyle Korver on his left which led to two Los Angeles Lakers going to close down the expected move.

With his team leading by a wide margin in the fourth quarter of Sunday night's 127-113 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers, Los Angeles Lakers president of basketball operations and NBA legend Magic Johnson stopped for a brief chat with LeBron James' business associates, Maverick Carter and Rich Paul, who were both seated courtside. There were also a lot of handshakes, smiles, and pleasantries exchanged in the middle of the court between Thomas and his former teammates.

A 104-94 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday dropped them to 37-29, which places them seventh in the standings and just one game from 10th.

The dummy took two defenders away from Cavs forward centre, Ante Zizic, who dunked into the net unopposed.

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He is ruthless in his pursuit of the quarterback, often times executing cheap shots on the vulnerable opposing signal caller. Though he was never the dominant pass rusher the Dolphins expected to be, accruing 15.5 sacks in three years with the team.

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Brown , finishing a dunk, fell awkwardly as he lost his grip on the rim after being fouled, the Star Tribune reported. That was a positive sign, as was the tweet he sent after the game. "Just glad we got it out of the way pretty early".

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Thomas - who shot a few glares at good friend Floyd Mayweather Jr., seated near the Cavs' bench, after making a couple of baskets - had what might have been his best all-around game for the Lakers with 20 points, nine assists and five rebounds.

James had 16 first-half points - no other Cleveland player had more than 10 - and also led the Cavaliers with six rebounds and four assists before the break.

James could leave Cleveland as a free agent this summer and the Lakers are tipped to land the 14-time NBA All Star.

"Yeah, they stopped by [the locker room] on their way in - uninvited", Lakers coach Luke Walton deadpanned before the game. If this was his last game of his career against the Lakers, it was a forgettable one. However, he did see opposite number Brook Lopez explode for a 22-point effort on 10-for-18 shooting, so his defensive work left something to be desired. It speaks to Thomas' understanding of the game, something much of the Lakers roster is still working through. Former Lakers fan favorite Larry Nance Jr. added 16 points while Jordan Clarkson was limited to four points in 16 minutes.

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