Evan Fournier knocks down game victor to down Cavs

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The Cleveland Cavaliers have solved at least one of their many problems by signing assistant coach Larry Drew to a new agreement, making him their new head coach for the rest of the season.

"We are pleased to have reached this agreement with Coach Drew to continue leading the team on the court", Altman said.

According to Vardon, when the Cavaliers agreed to a 3-year deal in the summer of 2017 with now 37-year old sharpshooter Kyle Korver, they told him that they'd move him if LeBron James left. Drew had been serving as the team's acting coach while his agent negotiated with the Cavs. In his three games, Drew has played 45 different five-player lineups especially after the starting lineup of Cedi Osman, George Hill, Tristan Thompson, Sam Dekker and Rodney Hood combined for 38 points.

The Cavaliers would love to make some progress and wrap up their two-game roadie with a win which would be the 10th time in their last 11 visits to the Amway Center.




Orlando then made a defensive stop and got the ball back with 1.8 seconds left, setting the scene for Fournier to land a three-pointer as the clock ran out.

After ruling the Eastern Conference the past four seasons with LeBron James, Cleveland is going through a hard transition without the three-time champion. Clarkson, who has come off the bench for double figures in every game, scored his first eight points in a span of 71 seconds.

Under Drew, the Cavs have won one game and lost two entering Monday's game against the Magic.

Magic: F Jonathan Isaac missed a second game with a sprained right ankle. The Magic now improve to 4-6 on the season and will play again on Wednesday night when they face the Detroit Pistons.

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