Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/4/13
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Cleveland Cavaliers usually turn to Kyrie Irving down the stretch, but maybe never quite like they did on Friday night. Irving scored 16 of the Cavs' final 18 points and hit the game-winning, 12-foot jumper with 1.0 second remaining to give the Cavs a 106-104 win over the Charlotte Bobcats. The second-year guard finished with 33 points, coming to the rescue on a night when the Cavs let an 18-point second-half lead disappear completely. "Those are the moments I kind of live for," Irving said afterward. "To have the ability to make it and have the trust of my teammates and the trust of the coaching staff, it's a blessing, honestly. I'm glad I hit the shot and I'm glad we got a win in Charlotte." "He's special," said Charlotte's Gerald Henderson, a fellow Duke alum. "He really is special, because he can score in so many ways." Irving's heroics came after the Cavs inbounded with 16.0 seconds left and the score tied 104-104, after Henderson had hit a sho...
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