Yogi Ferrell was hours away from playing in an NBA Development League game when he got a call that Dallas wanted to sign him. Three days, two games and about 1,500 miles later, Cleveland stars LeBron James and Kyrie Irving, along with the defending champion Cavaliers, know a little more about the rookie guard from Mavericks owner Mark Cuban’s alma mater.
Ferrell scored a career-high 19 points while helping cool off Irving, and the last-place Mavericks knocked off a title contender for the second straight night in a 104-97 win Monday over the Cavaliers, who were missing Kevin Love because of recurring back spasms.
Source: The Associated Press on ESPN
Have something to add to this story? Share it in the comments.