For those of you who are a bit rusty on your ancient Greek, “Kyrie Eleison” translates roughly to “Lord, have mercy”.
And for those of you who missed the last 12 seconds of tonight’s game, Cleveland’s Kyrie Irving did not have mercy on the Raptors. He finished with 32 points, the last three of which sank the Raptors with 0.7 seconds left. Suddenly, DeRozan’s game-winning buzzer-beater two days ago seems like a distant memory. Here it is:
Now let’s all take a moment to appreciate the irony that, dressed in their army fatigues, the Raptors provided virtually no defence against the final shot.
You’re welome, Cleveland.