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MINNEAPOLIS -- By the time Derrick Williams peeled off his blue warm-ups and checked into Friday night's 98-87 Cleveland Cavaliers victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves, Kyrie Irving already had six points, three assists and a rebound and was more than a minute into his first breather.Such is the difference between the headliners of the 2011 NBA draft class.Irving, selected...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- LaMarcus Aldridge had 28 points and eight rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers got off to a slow start but pulled away to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 98-78 on Sunday night.
Wesley Matthews added 24 points for the Blazers, who led by as many as 24.
Kyrie Irving, the top pick in last June's NBA draft, had 21 points -- 11 in the third quarter. Antawn...
A few random observations on the Cavaliers 98-78 defeat at Portland on Sunday:
1. Im far from disgusted by this loss, despite the fact it came by 20 points. Thats probably what makes me different than the coaches and players (well, that and my jump shot), but the Cavs kept it surprisingly close for two-and-a-half quarters. And I say surprising because the Trail Blazers are a very...
The Cleveland Cavaliers were beat by the Trial blazers last night. The Cavs looked all game long like they were 2 steps slow. Kyrie Irving the Cavaliers number one pick lead the way for Cleveland scoring 21 and Jamison came in with only 11, not the same Jamison we have seen of late. The rest of the Cavaliers team didn’t do much to help the cause. Portland couldn’t do much wrong...
By SANTOSH VENKATARAMAN,
STATS Senior Writer
Kyrie Irving and Derrick Williams were the top picks in last year's draft, but the potential matchup to watch Friday night when the Cleveland Cavaliers face the Minnesota Timberwolves is between Irving and Ricky Rubio.
Irving and Rubio are the top rookies in assists per game heading into their first meeting at the Target Center....
The Cleveland Cavaliers improved to 4-3 last night with an impressive road win over the young and improving Minnesota Timberwolves. Byron Scott’s club methodically ground down the Wolves over the first three plus quarters, building an 18 point lead in the fourth and cruising comfortably to their second road win of the season. The Cavaliers took the lead in the final minute of the...
The Blazers play the first of three in a row at home as they take on No. 1 overall draft pick Kyrie Irving and the Cavaliers at 6 p.m. Sunday.
Antawn Jamison had 22 points and six rebounds to help the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 98-87 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.
When the Cleveland Cavaliers face the Minnesota Timberwolves tonight at Target Center, rookies Kyrie Irving and Derrick Williams will be on the same court for the first time since the NCAA Tournament.
The Cavs stayed within striking distance in the first half, but Portland pulled away in the fourth -- handing the Wine and Gold the 98-78 loss on Sunday night at the Rose Garden. Kyrie Irving paced the Cavaliers with 21 points.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Antawn Jamison had 22 points and six rebounds to help the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 98-87 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.
Kyrie Irving had 14 points, five assists and five rebounds and former Timberwolves guard Ramon Sessions had 11 points, seven rebounds and six assists for the Cavaliers, who held Minnesota to three fast-break points...
The Cavs turned up the D in Minnesota tonight as they held the T-Wolves to 39.2% shooting from the floor and it was a big reason for the nice road win. Antawn Jamison led the way for the Cavs with 22 points, 6 rebounds, 1 steal and 2 blocked shots tonight. Kyrie Irving (14 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists and 1 blocked shot) and Anderson Varejao (13 points, 12 rebounds, 5 assists...
Antawn Jamison had 22 points and six rebounds to help the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 98-87 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night. Kyrie Irving had 14 points, five assists and five rebounds and former Timberwolves guard Ramon Sessions had 11 points, seven rebounds and six assists for the Cavaliers, who held Minnesota to three fast-break points.