Cavs owner Dan Gilbert credits Kyrie Irving trade as 1 of keys to Finals run

Gilbert sent out series of tweets prior to Game 1 in Oakland

Daryl Ruiter
May 31, 2018 - 10:22 pm
Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert speaks to reporters during a press conference at Cleveland Clinic Courts.

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Cleveland, OH (92.3 The Fan) – Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert credited the Kyrie Irving trade last August as being 1 of 3 keys to the team’s run to the NBA Finals.

Gilbert made the comment in a series of 3 tweets sent out prior to Game 1 against Golden State in Oakland Thursday night.

Gilbert's Cavs enter the 2018 Finals as one of the largest underdogs in history, and make no mistake about it, not having a dynamic player like Irving alongside LeBron James is a big reason why.