The Kings showed up ready to play, but on this night the Cavs were just too much. In the end the Cavs would win 117-110 and in doing so win their 22nd straight home game.
The game marked a homecoming for Kings star Kevin Martin, who grew up in Ohio. He had over 30 friends and family in attendance.
Early on the Kings held tough. They led by three at the end of the first quarter.
In the second quarter the Kings went on a 15-2 run and took a 44-33 lead.
The Cavs responded with a 10-0 run of their own and led at the half 60-56.
By the half the Cavs’ Mo Williams already had 25 points to go with four assists and four rebounds. LeBron James had 17/10/5 at the half.
The only King in double figures at the half was Kevin Martin, who had 20 points.
The Kings would stay in the game in the third quarter and trail by just six points headed to the fourth quarter.
In the end Mo Williams and LeBron James were too much. Williams finished with 43 points, 10 assists, and eight rebounds. James finished with a triple-double on 23 points, 15 rebounds, and 10 assists.
Kevin Martin led the Kings with a line of 35/7/7/4.
Tomorrow night, the Kings will complete a brutal back-to-back by visiting the Boston Celtics.