Cleveland ultimately dropped the game by the scored of 102-86 and has been outscored by a combined 58 points in four games.
A 40-point third quarter helped it erase a 16-point halftime deficit. It remains to be seen whether local Laker fans will continue shelling out big bucks to attend games if the team falters this season. Kyle Kuzma scored 22 points and JaVale McGee added 21.
Blake Griffin, who scored a career-high 50 points in an overtime win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday, also supplied 26 points and 10 rebounds. Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue crossed the mid-court line to plead his case with officials, who ruled a jump ball between Sexton and Langston Galloway and assessed a technical foul to Lue for being out of the coaches box.
Cleveland is now stuck with expiring contracts for overpaid veterans, just like when James left last time (for South Beach).
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Ross kept the Magic within striking distance with 12 points on 5-for-7 shooting. Kuzma added two huge dunks down the stretch of Los Angeles' second win in two days after an 0-3 start.
Korver was one of four Cleveland backups who scored in double figures.
Oklahoma City led 50-34 at halftime.
Griffin ranked second among the NBA's scoring leaders at 33.8 points per game heading into Friday's action after posting 26 points against the Cavaliers.
Power forward Jayson Tatum topped the scoring with 24 points while Paul George contributed 22 points for the Thunder, but shot just seven of 22. Boston shot just 32 percent in the first half and missed all 11 of its 3-point attempts.