Joel Bartilotta, Rotoworld
LAS VEGAS — The Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Toronto Raptors 82-68 in the Las Vegas Summer League quarterfinals at Thomas and Mack Center on Sunday.
While there were four ties and four lead changes in the first half, Cleveland ran away with this game in the third quarter. The Cavaliers outscored the Raptors 21 to 4 in that third quarter, holding Toronto to just 2-of-19 from the field. The Raptors were never able to get the game within a nine-point margin from there, as the Cavaliers dominated the second half.
Defense was key for Cleveland, which held Toronto to 30.9 percent from the field and 20 percen…