Jason Jones three takeaways from Kings loss to Cavaliers
Player of the game: Kyrie Irving had 30 points to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers past the Kings 120-111 Wednesday night at Sleep Train Arena.
Turning point: The Cavs closed the game on an 11-3 run after the Kings used an 8-0 run to pull within 109-108.
X-factor: The Cavs, with 15 offensive rebounds to the Kings’ five, held a 24-12 edge in second-chance points.
Records: Kings 25-38, Cavs 45-18
Key injuries: Ben McLemore (finger fracture), Marco Belinelli (back spasms) and Seth Curry (foot sprain) were out for the Kings. Timofey Mozgov (illness) was out for Cleveland.