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The Cavaliers will go down in history for more than unforgettable events; the franchise has seen just as many eventful plays on the court that will be remembered. Ferocious dunks, miraculous drives and finishes, record blowouts are all moments that richen the team’s legacy. Here are the top 5 Cavaliers game winners of all time!

This play was a honorable mention, just as an appetizer to the course of delicious buzzer beaters ahead.

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#5 2013, Cavs vs Toronto, Kyrie Irving

Irving’s fifth game winner came in a game against the Toronto Raptors at the Air Canada Centre. The Cavs were down 2 with 12.6 seconds left. Kyrie got the inbounds pass and proceeded to dribble up the court. With 2.2 seconds on the clock, Irving pulled up and knocked a three down in Anderson’s face to give the Cavs a 1 point lead with .7 seconds on the clock.

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#4 2006, Cavs vs Toronto, Damon Jones

The Cavs were visiting the AirCanada Centre, taking on the Raptors in 2006. With 4.8 seconds on the clock the Cavs were down 2. LeBron got the inbounds pass around midcourt and drove into a double team in the paint. With 1.8 seconds James kicked the ball to the Damon Jones in the corner who hit the buzzer beating 3 to give the Cavs the win.

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#3 2006 Cavs vs Wizards, LeBron James

In the first round of the 2006 playoffs, the Cavs were taking on the Washington Wizards. In Game 3 the Cavs were down 1 with 23.4 seconds left. LeBron James got the inbound pass and dribbled up the court, then drove to the basket with 9 seconds and plowed through contact to make a layup that brought the Cavs up by 1 with 5.7 seconds left. LeBron also set a record for the most points scored in a first road playoff game with 41.

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#2 2009 Cavs vs Magic, Eastern Conference Finals Game 2

On May 22nd, 2009, the Cavs were facing the Orland Magic at the Q in game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Cavs were down 95-93 with just a second left when Shawn Lewis inbounded the ball to LeBron James at the top of the key. James proceeded to knock down a buzzer beating 3 to win the game and tie the series 1-1.

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#1 Miracle of Richfield – 1976 Cavs vs Bullets, Eastern Conference Finals Game 7

Before the Q, the Cavs played in Richfield Coliseum. The scrappy Cavs were going up against the Washington Bullets in game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals. With 9 seconds left, the score was tied 85-85 with a Cavs inbound.  Jim Cleamons inbounded the ball to Dick Snyder who drove and hit a floater to give the Cavs the lead, and secure the W with 4 seconds left. The game winner has been dubbed the “Miracle of Richfield”. Check

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