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Paul Pierce thinks Duke would beat the Cleveland Cavaliers

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The Cavs are off to a really bad start in the NBA!

They are 1-10 to start the season, even though most people didn't expect that a team that still features a lot of players who played in the NBA finals last season would be that much worse.

On the topic of Cavs poor start, Paul Pierce made a very strong but foolish statement that a college team of Duke University would actually have a chance to beat the Cavs. Pierce who is a Boston Celtics legends, was highly impressed with what he saw in Duke's blowout win against Kentucky.

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"Y'all see that Duke game last night?"

Pierce asked Ben Axelrod of WKYC3.

"They could beat Cleveland—you heard it here first."

And don't get me wrong, Duke is a really good college team with a couple of potential All-Star players in the NBA. The likes of Zion Williamson and R.J. Barrett are already showing a lot of potential but there is no chance they would be able to compete against a not very good Cavs team.

The Cavs will however need to find a solution to many of their problems. Kevin Love has played in only 4 games this season and his impact is missing, but there are a whole lot of other issues in the organisation that will need to be resolved in a timely matter.

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