Cleveland Charge has home game winning streak broken by Sioux Falls Skyforce
It was the game that just slipped away. The Cleveland Charge led for most of the contest but mid-way through the fourth quarter the wheels came off. Part of it was do to questionable calls on both sides, part of it was missed shots and part of it was Sioux Falls kept stealing the ball and making shots.
Whatever the reason, The Cleveland Charge (5-4) fell to Sioux Falls Skyforce (6-4), 113-109 as 3,025 (including the entire Chagrin marching Band) looked on. This breaks a five game at home winning streak.
Emoni Bates scored 33 points (17 of them in the second quarter) and hitting 7-of-15 from the arc along with three steals. Isaiah Mobley earned another double-double of 21 points and a new career high 16 rebounds. Zhaire Smith was good for 16 points and two steals while Pete nance added 10 points, seven boards, two steals and three blocks.
On the Skyforce side Drew Peterson hit 4-of-7 threes scoring 25 points with nine rebounds, six assists and two steals. Justin Champagie earned a double-double of 21 points, 16 boards with three steals and four assists. Caleb Daniels was good for 24 points and five rebounds coming off the bench. Lastly, Alondes Williams added 23 points adding to the first home defeat for Cleveland of the season.
The Charge goes on the road to the Motor City for a match-up with the Cruise on Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. The will be back at the Wolstein Center on December 7, 2023 against the Indiana Mad Ants with tip-off at 7:00 p.m. The Cleveland Charge will be celebrating Noche Latina Night with Loteria. For more information and to purchase tickets go to https://cleveland.gleague.nba.com/.