Found December 29, 2011 on Bloguin Best:
As the Cleveland Cavaliers took to the floor against the Detroit Pistons for each team's second game of the season on Wednesday, so too did three of the Top-8 selections from this past June's Draft. While Tristan Thompson, the 4th overall pick by the Cavaliers, was already impressive himself in his debut on Monday (12 points, 5 rebounds), Kyrie Irving and Brandon Knight were both coming off games in which they struggled. In game two none of them struggled though. The combination of picks No. 1 (Irving), No. 4 (Thompson), and No. 8 (Knight) in fact finished with a stat line of 47 points on 20 of 30 from the field, 14 assists, and 9 rebounds, with none of those three guys playing more than 29 minutes in game. If you just read the box score you'd say that Brandon Knight was the most impressive, carrying that group with 23 points, 6 assists, and 1 rebound, and he did play really well. But Kyrie Irving and Tristan Thompson each did as much or more to impact the outcome of W...
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