CLEVELAND -- Byron Scott called it a gift, and the man has seen enough basketball to know.
But not even he could truly explain how the Cavs escaped with a 104-101 win over visiting Utah on Wednesday.
We got lucky, was the conclusion drawn by Scott.
If you saw the game, you too are probably still scratching your head and checking your pulse, trying to figure out how the Cavs pulled off this dose of magic.
Well, as always, you can start with a few splendid plays by Kyrie Irving.
He hit a layup. He made a steal. He threw a pass to Wayne Ellington for a fastbreak dunk.
Just like that, the Cavs six-point deficit with 1:47 left turned into a 102-101 lead.
Old friend Mo Williams followed by blowing a layup that went in then came back out. Williams is the player who was traded for the draft pick that ended up being Irving. It was Williams first game back with the Jazz, after sitting out the previous 32 following thumb surgery.
He also tried a long fadeaway to try to tie it at the f...