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Kyrie Irving scores 55 to lead Cavaliers past Trail Blazers
Kyrie Irving scores 55 to lead Cavaliers past Trail Blazers

Kyrie Irving scored a career-high 55 points, breaking the arena record while LeBron James watched from the bench and leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to their eighth consecutive victory, 99-94 over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night at Cleveland. Irving took over with James sidelined with a sprained right wrist. He made a three-pointer with 6.4 seconds left to break a 94-94 tie, grabbed a rebound off a missed three-pointer by Portland's Damian Lillard, and as many in the crowd chanted "M-V-P" and James danced near the bench, Irving made two free throws with 2.1 seconds remaining to seal the win. Irving made 17 of 36 shots and broke the scoring record at Quicken...

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