Steve Blake and Damian Lillard react to Kyrie Irving’s career-high 55-point performance. The post Guarding 55 appeared first on SLAMonline.
In some ways, Kyrie Irving's 55-point eruption felt like an arrival—for him and for the Cleveland Cavaliers. It was actually something much scarier than that, though. It was only the beginning of what could be the Cavs ' journey toward...Show More Summary
Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving scored a career-high 55 points in Wednesday's 99-94 win over the Portland Trail Blazers, giving him the NBA's best single-game point total thus fa in the 2014-15 season, per NBA.com/stats. Irving...Show More Summary
Irving went off with LeBron sitting the game out with a wrist injury, and the Cavaliers badly needed it. Just five days after Klay Thompson made history by scoring 37 points in a quarter and tied the season high 52 points Mo Williams had set on Jan. Show More Summary
Subscribe to Good Morning It's Basketball to receive it in your inbox each weekday. Good morning. Kyrie Irving, oft criticized for certain deficiencies in his game, decided he would not be letting down the wrist-resting LeBron James on Wednesday night. Show More Summary
Irving's 55 points were a career high, and his franchise-record 11th three-pointer gave the Cavaliers a thrilling victory over the Trail Blazers with James out of the lineup. The Cavaliers entered play Wednesday night against the Trail...Show More Summary
He was 11-19 from downtown. The post Kyrie Irving Scores 55 Points, Leads LeBron-Less Cavs to Win Over Blazers (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Kyrie Irving put on a spectacular show and LeBron James watched it from a front-row seat.
Can the Cavs win without LeBron James? When Kyrie Irving scores 55, they sure can. After missing his first seven shots during Tuesday night’s game against the Portland Trail Blazers, Irving caught fire, hitting 17 of his next 29 attempts from the field, including a team record 11 from three-point land. One of those three […]
The Cleveland Cavaliers kept their win streak alive thanks to an incredible night from Kyrie Irving, so they decided to surprise him after the game. After Irving dropped 55 points in the 99-94 win over the Portland Trail Blazers, his teammates gave him an ice bath in the locker room. Show More Summary
It's safe to say Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving was feeling it. In a thrilling 99-94 win against the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday, Irving set a Cavaliers record with 11 three-pointers in a single game. He finished with 55 points, stepping up in a big way with LeBron James not playing. Show More Summary
NBA coaches submitted their All-Star reserve votes before Kyrie Irving went bonkers for buckets, so if the Cleveland Cavaliers point guard doesn't make the Eastern Conference roster, he'll be a casualty of bad timing. Irving's 55-point...Show More Summary
Without LeBron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers needed someone to step up against the Portland Trail Blazers Wednesday. With the game tied at 94-94 at Quicken Loans Arena, Irving hit a clutch pull-up three-pointer, his 11th of the night (on 19 attempts). Show More Summary
All season long, the Cleveland Cavaliers have been a rudderless ship without LeBron James. On Wednesday, Kyrie Irving proved himself capable of taking the captaincy reins for at least one night. Irving splashed a franchise-record-setting...Show More Summary
LeBron James was out, which meant that, even after winning seven games in a row, the Cavs were in trouble. Entering Wednesday’s home game against the Blazers, Cleveland was just 1-8 without its superstar, who injured his right wrist in Tuesday’s win over the Pistons. Make that 2-8, thanks to Kyrie Irving, who went simply […]
Maybe the Cavaliers are the pretty good team we all thought they would be and not actually doomed? Since LeBron James returned from his injury two weeks ago he has looked like the LeBron we knew—and not the broken down, maybe past his prime LeBron we'd seen previously this season—in leading the Cavs to a 7-1 record. Show More Summary
Kyrie Irving topped the best scoring night of his career with a cold-blooded game-winner to push the Cavs' streak to eight games. No LeBron? No problem. Kyrie Irving stepped up with 55 points -- a career best, and the most points byShow More Summary