In an epic battle against one of their Easter Conference rivals, the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics by a score of 102-99 on Tuesday night, spoiling Kyrie Irving’s return to the city he spent the first six seasons of his career.
What follows is a recap and highlights of the Cavs’ dramatic victory. Check out WKYC.com throughout the night for all the highlights and updates from the Cavs’ 1-0 start to the 2017-18 regular season.
FINAL: Cavs 102, Celtics 99
Cavs pull it out of Jaylen Brown misses a 3 and Kyrie airballs a would-be game-tying shot. LeBron and Kyrie share an embrace after the game.