The Cleveland Cavaliers finished the preseason on a slight down note, falling in the final moments 90-89 at home to the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night.
However, first overall draft pick Kyrie Irving followed up his 21-point game in his preseason debut by coming off the bench and tallying 11 points on 5-12 shooting along with 3 assists, 2 steals and no turnovers in 25 minutes.
Damien Wilkins stole Omri Casspi's pass with six seconds in regulation and Austin Daye hit a pair of free throws to give Detroit a 90-89 lead with three second to go, and Luke Harangody missed a final chance for Cleveland when his 10-footer missed.
Forward Omri Casspi led the Cavaliers with 18 points while Antawn Jamison added 13 points and Anthony Parkers chipped in with 12 points.
Cleveland kicks off the regular season at home against the Toronto Raptors on Dec. 26 before taking to the road for games against Central Division foes Detroit and the Indiana Pacers before the New Year.