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Duke Product Irving Helps Cavs Annhilate The Boston Celtics In Playoffs

Remember when Cleveland wasn’t supposed to be ready for the playoffs? That’s over. That’s so over.

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Cleveland Cavaliers v Boston Celtics - Game Two
BOSTON, MA - MAY 19: Avery Bradley #0 of the Boston Celtics fouls Kyrie Irving #2 of the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first half during Game Two of the 2017 NBA Eastern Conference Finals at TD Garden on May 19, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts.
Photo by Tim Bradbury/Getty Images

Former Blue Devil Kyrie Irving and his Cleveland teammates humiliated Boston Friday night, winning 130-86. The Cavs have now won 13 straight playaoff games.

It’s hard to understate the dominance here. The Cavs were up 41 at the half - 72-31 and were up by 50 in the second.

Not to put to fine a point on it, but this is the NBA. Beating a bad team by 51 is impressive but beating a good one like that?

Oh man.

Even more impressively, Cleveland is doing this on the road.

The next two games are at home, so while we could see Boston putting on a huge effort after this game, no one at this point thinks Boston can come back from two straight epic beatdowns.

As for Irving, he hasn’t shot well lately but he put a stop to that Friday night: Cleveland’s point hit 8-11 and 4-5 from the line.

No one could touch him.

Cleveland and Golden State appear to be headed for a rematch in the Finals which means more highlights from Irving and Warrior’s star guard Stephen Curry.

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