The first game of the second half of the season was a tough one for the Cavs as they fell 116-82 to the New orleans Pelicans.

The Cavs battled in the first quarter but the Pelicans pulled away with a strong second quarter, with the Cavs trailing by 21 at half. The Cavs only scored 9 points in the third quarter, en route to the loss.

The Cavs were led by Colin Sexton with 19 points, while Quinn Cook pitched in 13.