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Love scores 27 points, as Cavaliers surprise Nuggets again

Will Barton led Denver with 22 points. Gary Harris had 18, and Jamal Murray 17.
Credit: AP
Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love (0) passes against Denver Nuggets' Jerami Grant (9) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND — Kevin Love scored 27 points, hitting the go-ahead basket with four minutes remaining, and the short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers surprised the Denver Nuggets for the second time this season, 104-102 on Saturday night. 

Collin Sexton also scored 27 points and Matthew Dellavedova had a career-high 14 assists to help Cleveland end a four-game losing streak. 

Will Barton led Denver with 22 points. Gary Harris had 18, and Murray 17.

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