Leak delays Heat-Cavaliers game
by Adi Joseph, USA TODAY Sports
The Miami Heat’s winning streak has hit a … wet spot?
The Cleveland Cavaliers’ Quicken Loans Arena sported a roof leak before Wednesday’s game against the Heat, who have a 23-game winning streak at stake entering the game, which was scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. ET.
The scoreboard was lowered to fix the issue, delaying the game. “Never seen this one before,” tweeted team owner Dan Gilbert, who has a bit of history with the Heat because of former Cavs star LeBron James’ defection.
The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer’s Mary Schmitt-Boyer reports the teams went back on the court at about 7:40 for five minutes of warmups. “#Cavs say issue was condensation coming off CO2 container, not a leak in scoreboard,” she tweeted.
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