Cavs get by Celtics, Kyrie Irving in season opener

by Gregory Shamus - Getty Images

The Cavaliers opened the 2017-18 season showing the Celtics who is still tops in the Eastern Conference. 

Kyrie Irving made his return to the Q and watched his former team take it to his new team early in the game, trailing by as much as 18 points in the third quarter, but whittled the lead and actually took the lead at 71-69 before Derrick Rose hit a trey at the buzzer to keep the Cavs on top, 72-71 after there quarters. 

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