Toronto, ON (Sports Network) - Kyrie Irving's 3-pointer with 0.7 seconds left
lifted the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 99-98 win over the Toronto Raptors on
Following a Jose Calderon layup with 12.6 seconds left, Irving took the
inbounds pass and casually strolled up court. As the seconds ticked away
Irving took one step to the basket then pulled up from well-behind the arc for
Calderon then tried to throw a lob from the left sideline, but the pass was
stolen by Alonzo Gee and the Cavs held on for their second come-from-behind
victory in as many days. They've won a season-best three in a row.
Irving, who was named to his first All-Star Game earlier this week, finished
with a game-high 32 points and has combined for 107 points over his last three
Newly-acquired Marreese Speights scored 17 points off the bench and Tristan
Thompson added 14 points and eight rebounds for Cleveland.
Amir Johnson led the Raptors with 18 points and 12 rebounds, and Alan Anderson
finished with 17 points. Ed Davis scored 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds,
and DeMar DeRozan scored 15 for Toronto, which has dropped six of its last
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