The Cavs had a very good week of basketball, winning all three of their games against formidable opponents. Averaging over 120 ppg this week and learning how to play together on the defensive end of the floor, the Cavs made remarkable adjustments since their 2-3 start to the season. Here are the top 10 plays of the Cavaliers’ undefeated week; start the countdown at #10 on the next page!
#10 The Top 10 plays of the week start off with potential starting SG Joe Harris hitting a buzzer beater 3 to end the first quarter against the Hawks.
#9 LeBron seeks and destroys Kent Bazemore’s layup attempt out of the air.
#8 Kyrie Irving crosses Rajon Rondo and scores on a layup, even with the hard body contact.
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#7 Heads up defense by Dion Waiters ends with a ferocious stuff by Tristan Thompson.
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#6 LeBron feeds Kyrie for a difficult reverse layup against the Pelicans.
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#5 LeBron blocks Kelly Olynyk and then runs down for one of his signature tomahawk dunks.
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#4 Kyrie and LeBron make the game look so easy with this simple pick and roll play that concludes with LeBron throwing it down.
#3 Here is Kyrie styling and profiling as he goes right at Eric Gordon and embarrasses him on this slick fast break opportunity and finishes with a difficult reverse layup.
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#2 With time winding down in the third quarter, the King splits two Pelican defenders and throws down the hammer.
#1 Kyrie Irving puts his handles on full display as he loses Evan Turner with an elusive behind the back crossover, gets by Kelly Olynyk with a hesitation cross, and then puts it up using his off-foot.