The Cleveland Cavaliers used a huge fourth quarter comeback to push the Bucks to overtime and then dominated the extra period to knock off Milwaukee 94-87 on Monday afternoon in Las Vegas, Nevada.
D.J. Seeley and Sir Dominic Pointer led a balanced offensive attack as five Cavaliers reached double figures during their first win of the summer. Seeley had 14 points, five rebounds and three steals while Pointer totaled 13 points on 5-for-6 shooting from the field.
Joe Harris and D.J. White also had solid performances in the win. Harris had 13 points on 4-for-8 shooting from 3-point land with four rebounds while White added 13 points on 4-for-7 shooting from the floor with five rebounds. Rakeem Christmas chipped in with eight points and a game-high 11 rebounds while Keifer Sykes came away with 11 points and four boards. .
Rashad Vaughn and Sean Kilpatrick led the way for the Bucks as they fell to 0-3 on the summer league season. Vaughn had 18 points on 8-for-16 shooting from the floor while Kilpatrick added 16 points on 5-for-9 shooting from the field, including 50 percent from 3-point range.
They had plenty of help as five other Milwaukee players had at least seven points. Viacheslav Kravstov and Jorge Gutierrez also made a huge impact in the loss. Kravstov finished with nine points even though he didn’t attempt a shot from the field to go along with five blocks and four rebounds while Gutierrez managed four points on a 2-for-2 shooting from the floor with a game-high eight assists.
Damien Ingles added eight points on the strength of a 50 percent shooting performance from beyond the arc with two rebounds and two assists while Kevin Jones chipped in with seven points and six boards.
Tyler Haws had another solid shooting performance in limited action for the Cavaliers. He finished with six points on 2-for-3 shooting from the floor, including a make on his only 3-point attempt while making 1-of-2 free-throws. He added a rebound and a steal in 12:27.
So far this summer, Haws is averaging 7.0 points on 75 percent shooting from the floor, including 100 percent from the 3-point line and 80 percent at the charity stripe in 11 minutes a game.
Up next for Haws and the Cavaliers is a day off on Tuesday before they are back in action.