CLEVELAND -- After possessing a seven-point lead at halftime, the Cleveland Cavaliers couldn't hold on against their arch-rivals on Monday night, falling to the Golden State Warriors by a score of 118-108.
With the loss, the Cavs have now lost four straight games and fall to 0-2 against the Warriors during the ongoing 2017-18 NBA regular season.
LeBron James and Kevin Durant each scored 32 points for their teams, while Warriors guard Stephen Curry added 23 and Cavs guard Isaiah Thomas scored 19. What follows is a running recap of the latest regular season rematch between the three-time NBA Finals foes, complete with highlights and analysis.
4:47: Warriors 107, Cavs 97: Cavs just can't seem to get anything going consistently offensively anymore and are going to need a heck of a run to get this one back.
6:16: Warriors 103, Cavs 95: Warriors just having their way with the Cavs on the offensive end on the floor now and Cleveland just doesn't have the horses to keep up.
8:47: Warriors 97, Cavs 93: A Shaun Livingston layup pushes the Warriors lead to 4, forcing a Cleveland timeout.
End of quarter: GSW 93, Cavs 91: We're shaping up for an epic finish here. Durant up to 29 points, while James gets a blow to end the third, but will likely play the better part of the fourth.
4:19: Cavs 83, Warriors 82: Cavs keeping pace, with James up to 24 points. Durant and Steph Curry each have 22 for Golden State.
10:47: Cavs 64, GSW 62: Warriors open up the quarter on a 5-0 run, cutting the Cavs' lead to 2.
End of quarter: Cavs 64, Warriors 57: Cavs close on a run, with Dwyane Wade finding Jeff Green for an alley-oop to close the half.
6:44: Cavs 46, Warriors 43: Pace slowing down a bit, but the Cavs are doing a good job of surviving without LeBron on the court. Bench unit led by Isaiah Thomas and Dwyane Wade more than holding its own as Cavs maintain a 3-point lead.
End of quarter: Cavs 37, Warriors 35: Cavs come out two points higher following a high-paced first quarter. LeBron with 16 points for the Cavs, Durant with 8 for Golden State, including a monster dunk.
4:06: Cavs 25, Warriors 25: Cavs having a tough time keeping track of Klay Thompson (13 points) but James continues to put on a show, adding another alley-oop to his total -- this one coming from Isaiah Thomas.
5:51: GSW 19, Cavs 18: The Cavs' lead disappeared quickly thanks to an 8-0 run by the Warriors, leading to a Cleveland timeout.
7:13: Cavs 18, GSW 11: Strong start for the Cavs, as Kevin Love opens with five quick points and LeBron James and Isaiah Thomas each add four.