The depleted Cavs could not keep up with the Wizards back court Sunday night and lost 96-83.
The Cavs were 2-18 from distance while shooting 26% from the field in the 2nd half. Wizards guards John Wall led all scorers with 21 points and SG Bradley Beal added 17 points.
Nearly acquired Spencer Hawes recorded his first double-double as a Cavalier scoring 16 points and adding 12 rebounds. The Cavaliers starting back court of Kyrie Irving and Jarrett Jack combined to go 9-28 from the field and 1-8 from three point distance. Luol Deng led the Cavs with 17 points.
The Cavs will try and end their 2 game slide on Tuesday as they welcome the Toronto Raptors to the Q.