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Former NBA player and current ESPN analyst, Paul Pierce, speaking about Duke University’s players and their possibilities said, per ESPN: “They could beat Cleveland – you heard it here first.”

The “Blue Devils” cruised past the Kentucky Wildcats (118-84) in the season opener on Tuesday. R.J. Barrett led the winners with 33 points, Zion Williamson and Cameron Reddish posted 28 and 22 points, respectively.

Meanwhile, the Cleveland Cavaliers, with one win and ten losses, are the worst team in the NBA so far.