Originally written on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 11/7/14
CLEVELAND -- Kyrie Irving coming off the bench in the preseason is so last year. This year, Cavaliers fans are more concerned with the fact Dion Waiters, the No. 4 overall draft pick, did not start Mondays preseason opener vs. Montepaschi Siena. He may not start in Tuesdays preseason game in Canton, either.Instead, the honor will go to another newcomer -- free-agent pickup C.J. Miles, a veteran of six NBA seasons (all with Utah).I just felt C.J. comes in with a little more experience, hes a guy whos played in a ton of games. He fits in well with what were doing, Cavs coach Byron Scott said prior to tipoff at Quicken Loans Arena.Its the same thing I said about Kyrie last year. Dion has to earn it. Simple as that.It ended up OK for Irving. He was named 2011-12 NBA rookie of the year. But before that, he caddied for Ramon Sessions in the Cavs two preseason games.By opening night, Irving was the starter, and the same could happen with Waiters.Its a possibility, Scott said. We have three...
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