The NBA team Cleveland Cavaliers held their first Filipino Heritage Night ahead of hosting a game against Toronto Raptors at the Quicken Loans Arena in Ohio on Monday, March 11 (Tuesday, March 12, MNL time).
During the event, Filipino – American Cavaliers guard Jordan Clarkson, who played for the Philippines in the 2018 Asian Games, had a meet and greet with members of The Philippine American Society of Ohio.
We ❤️ our Filipino fans!
— Cleveland Cavaliers (@cavs) March 11, 2019
Meanwhile, Cavaliers ended their two game losing streak by routing the Raptors, 126-101, in front of their Filipino fans.
Clarkson scored 14 points as the Cavaliers improved to a 17-50 win-loss record in the NBA season 73.
Collin Sexton finished with 28 points and Cedi Osman added 19 points for the victory of the home squad that led by as much as 27 points, 124-97.
Ante Zizic also contributed 17 points and Kevin Love registered 16 points along with 18 rebounds for the Cavaliers.