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Kyrie Irving scored 23 points, sinking a layup with 2.6 seconds left as the Cavaliers scored the last 12 points of the game to beat the Celtics 88-87 on Sunday night.
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When the Cleveland Cavaliers drafted Kyrie Irving into the NBA, they took a chance on a kid that only played 11 games in college, little did they know he would become the best rookie playing in the NBA. Irving helped the Cleveland Cavaliers beat Boston Sunday night and the Cavs face Boston again tonight at home. I’ll bet Boston will be taking this kid Irving a little more seriously...
The Cleveland Cavaliers have found themselves in a very interesting position. While they’re losing games in a Cleveland like fashion1. They are also poised to follow the small market blueprint to success.
If you haven’t been paying attention to the NBA for the last three decades let me catch you up on the Cavaliers history in one sentence. Lose, get close, lose, get really close...
Cavaliers rookie guard Kyrie Irving did some non-contact work during practice as he continues to recover from a concussion.
Irving was on the floor Monday for the first time since last week when he was accidentally kneed in the head at Miami. The 19-year-old has missed two games with the injury.
Coach Byron Scott says Irving, the No. 1 overall draft pick, took part in fastbreak...
The Celtics had pissed away an 11 point lead but they still had a chance to win. All they had to do was stop the Cleveland Cavaliers one time and they could go home with a winning record.
But they didn't. Kyrie Irving split the defense, laid it in, and now all that great stuff we watched over the past week has been erased. Or at least pushed aside.
So how did...
BOSTON (AP) -- Kyrie Irving scored 23 points, sinking a layup with 2.6 seconds left as the Cleveland Cavaliers scored the last 12 points of the game to beat the Boston Celtics 88-87 on Sunday night.
Anderson Varejao scored 18 points and added nine rebounds for Cleveland, which had lost five of its last six games.
Ray Allen returned from an ankle injury and scored 22 points, making...
He finished off the Celtics with a spinning, turning layup, a big shot usually reserved for superstars, not upstart rookies. Kyrie Irving put the Cavaliers ahead with 2.6 seconds left and then immediately ran toward his father for a celebratory moment.
BOSTON (AP) Kyrie Irving scored 23 points, sinking a layup with 2.6 seconds left as the Cleveland Cavaliers scored the last
12 points of the game to beat the Boston Celtics 88-87 on Sunday night.
The youngster is starting to get comfortable in fourth quarters, a good sign for the Cavaliers
Looking disorganized on offense and disinterested on defense, the Cavaliers lost to the New Jersey Nets on Friday night at The Q, 99-96, despite a career high 32 points from rookie Kyrie Irving.
Rookie Kyrie Irving's layup with 2.6 seconds remaining lifted the Cleveland Cavaliers over the Boston Celtics, 88-87, in the opener of a home-and-home set.
Kyrie Irving scored 23 points, sinking a layup with 2.6 seconds left as the Cleveland Cavaliers scored the last 12 points of the game to beat the Boston Celtics 88-87 on Sunday night.