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Oklahoma City Thunder
CLEVELAND -- Kyrie Irving was interested in sending the Cavaliers home victorious. Cleveland coach Byron Scott was interested to see how his players would respond. One night after Irving came under fire for admitting he was "disinterested" during Friday's loss at Detroit, he scored 35 points, including 13 in the game's final 2:52, and the Cavaliers stunned the Oklahoma City Thunder 115-110 Saturday. Irving made his last five shots on a variety of drives and bank shots to close out one of the league's best teams. "He's a killer, that's all I can say," Cavs reserve Mo Speights said. "I knew a little bit about him, but I never knew that. He's so nonchalant out there and then gets to anywhere you want on the court. A young player doing that in this kind of league, he's going to be special." He already is. The Thunder scored just one basket over the final 1:26 after the game was tied at 108. Kevin Durant finished with 32...
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A strange thing happened this past weekend: Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving, who previously could do no wrong, irked a few fans when he candidly admitted that he was agitated and became disinterested midway through a basketball game. A game wherein the All-Star was benched for the entire fourth quarter — alongside the rest of the team’s starting unit — while his team would...
The Cleveland Cavaliers are losing games again. Their young guns such as Kyrie Irving has slowed way down. Irving only scored 14 points against the Detroit Pistons and now the Cleveland Cavaliers have fell to the Pistons 3 times this season. The Cavaliers need to find the missing element in their game. They need to figure out how to play defense as a team. The Pistons made the Cavaliers...
Kyrie Irving scored 35 points, including 13 in the final 2:52, as the Cleveland Cavaliers stunned the Oklahoma City Thunder, 115-110, on Saturday night.
One night after saying he was ''disinterested'' during a loss in Detroit, Irving was simply spectacular down the stretch. He single-handedly closed out one of the NBA's best teams, making his last five shots...
If you’re like me and spent part of your Super Bowl Eve glued to a full slate of NBA games, hopefully you caught the last two minutes of the star-studded showdown between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Oklahoma City Thunder. In case you missed it though, here’s what happened: Kyrie Irving. Actually, a lot of Kyrie Irving. His victims, in order: Kevin Durant (not part of the above...
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Kyrie Irving scored 35 points, including 13 in the final 2:52, and the Cleveland Cavaliers stunned the Oklahoma City Thunder 115-110 on Saturday.
One night after saying he was "disinterested" during a loss in Detroit, Irving was simply spectacular down the stretch. He single-handedly closed out one of the NBA's best teams, making his last five shots...
Kyrie Irving scored 35 points, including 13 in the final 2:52, as the Cleveland Cavaliers stunned the Oklahoma City Thunder 115-110 on Saturday night.
One night after saying he was ''disinterested'' during a loss in Detroit, Irving was simply spectacular down the stretch. He single-handedly closed out one of the NBA's best teams, making his last five shots and...
LeBron James' decision to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2014 could hinge on Dwyane Wade and Kyrie Irving.
Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski reported that as "Dwyane Wade
pushes into his 30s, past his prime, Cleveland's Kyrie Irving will
emerge as the planet's preeminent point guard in two years." And the thought of teaming with Uncle Drew could...
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Knight can't escape comparisons to Cleveland's Kyrie Irving. They both entered the NBA last season as lottery picks, they're the same size, and they play crucial roles for their teams. Irving earned an All-Star selection last week, but on Friday, he was no match for Knight. Knight racked up 20 points, six rebounds...
One week ago, I was in awe of Kyrie Irving’s All-Star week. This week, he may not speak of the pompatus of love, and Steve Miller Band may have spelled it a little different, but we’re going to take a look at how Marreese Speights is giving the Cavaliers elements of something they haven’t had since Shaquille O’Neal walked out the door following the 2010 season: a bruising...
You know we’re all about contests and rewarding our loyal readers and commenters here at WFNY, and today we’re doing it on an up-tempo pace.
Mark Price, Terrell Brandon, or Kyrie Irving? Brad Daugherty, Shaquille O’Neal, or Zydrunas Ilgauskas? Larry Nance, Shawn Kemp, or Campy Russell? Would you play two centers? Maybe two point guards? Have LeBron play the four?
If you had...