Irving’s numbers through three games won’t melt your mind, but there might not be a fanbase that knows how dangerous Irving can be than the Cavs’. A worthy adversary roams his old stomping grounds in Darius Garland-who, in case you missed it, might’ve played the best game of his career on Saturday night.
Cardiac Cavs. Here’s the thing about Saturday night’s victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder: It is outrageous that the Cavs won. The Cavs were down by 18 midway through the third quarter, playing their sixth game in nine days, all of which came not only on the road but all the way across the country on the west coast, and the J.B. Bickerstaff only gave seven players more than 13 minutes of run.