Originally posted on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 11/6/12
Think about this: Kyrie Irving and Dion Waiters are both 20 years old. Then think about this: The Cavaliers could be 3-1 right now. Then consider this: The Clippers were coming off a home loss to Golden State facing a very young Cavs team and back on their own floor. Yet the Cavs won anyway, 108-101, in a fun and up-and-down game Monday that featured something resembling playoff intensity. You can talk about Waiters' breakout game of 28 points and 7-for-11 shooting on three-pointers. You can talk about Kyrie Irving getting things started with 16 points in the first quarter, then finishing with 24 and a game-high 10 assists. You can talk about Anderson Varejao just playing like an absolute animal (again), compiling 15 points, 15 rebounds and generally making life miserable for the Clippers big men. But for the Cavs, this was a team effort in the truest sense, a big-time blow to a star-studded squad that comes with Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and high expectations. The Cavs, o...
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