With Kyrie Irving nursing a hamstring injury, former Liberty County High School basketball player Jordan McRae had his first two NBA starts for the Cleveland Cavaliers over the weekend.
The former University of Tennessee guard got his first start Dec. 31 against the Charlotte Hornets. McRae played 31 minutes, scored 20 points, nabbed four rebounds and made one assist. He made three 3-pointers.
The Cavaliers won 121-109.
Monday against the New Orleans Pelicans, McRae scored four points and had three rebounds and two steals. He played for 16 minutes.
Cleveland won 90-82.
Tonight the Cavaliers will host the Chicago Bulls. It will be televised starting at 8 p.m. on ESPN.