Irving, Cavaliers Defeated by Celtics

The visiting Cleveland Cavaliers failed to keep up with the Boston Celtics in a 103-91 loss. Kyrie Irving led Cleveland with 22 points. Tyler Zeller added 20 points in his first career start.

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Rajon Rondo and the home town Celtics looked to hand the Cavaliers their 5th straight loss on Wednesday night. Kyrie Irving took on all comers for the Cavaliers as he led his squad with 22 points, but this game was all about Paul Pierce. Pierce went off for 40 points on the night, with 25 of those coming in the 2nd half alone. Pierce hit on 13 of 16 attempts while adding 8 assists, 5 boards, and 3 steals to his lofty point total as the Celtics beat the Cavs, 103-91.