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Irving scores 31, Cavs sweep Pistons with 100-98 win

Kyrie Irving made big shots, defended tenaciously and then waved goodbye to the Detroit fans.

The Cleveland Cavaliers are moving on to the second round — and they're looking like a pretty complete team.

Irving scored 20 of his 31 points in the second half, and the Cavs finished off a four-game sweep of the Pistons, holding on for a 100-98 victory on Sunday night. Irving scored 110 points in the series, easily the most on the team.

"For our team, it doesn't matter who is the leading scorer or anything. We just want to get wins," LeBron James said. "But the fact that he was in such a great groove, just throughout this whole series, we rode his...