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Cleveland Cavaliers set new NBA three-point record in win over Charlotte

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The Cleveland Cavaliers have made a strong start to their title defence as they currently sit top of the Eastern Conference.

Starting the campaign 8-1, the Cavs currently have a one-game lead over the Atlanta Hawks and Toronto Raptors and look like the team to beat in the east - like we all expected.

They ground out a tight win over the Charlotte Hornets, who have been one of the pleasant surprises in the east, at the Quicken Loans Arena and set a new NBA record in the process.

Channing Frye's three-point shooting was a huge plus for the Cavs against the Hornets - his 20 points - including going 6-12 from behind the arc - were vital as he dropped a team-high.

Threes from LeBron James (2). Kevin Love (2), Kyrie Irving (1) and Iman Shumpert (3) meant the Wine and Gold scored over 10 threes for the ninth straight game, which is a new NBA record to start a season.

Cleveland's best three-point shooting night as a team came against the Houston Rockets when they were a strong 50% from 32 attempts.

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With Frye, J.R. Smith and the aforementioned stars able to comfortably knock down the three ball, the Cavaliers are certainly one of the most potent threats in the league from range.

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Kyrie Irving
Cleveland Cavaliers
Central Division
Eastern Conference
LeBron James

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