Watch: Cavs' James asked about Irving's zero assists in front of Irving

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LeBron asked about Kyrie Irving's zero assists in front of Irving
Saturday May 9th, 2015

The final question of LeBron James and Kyrie Irving's Game 3 press conference came with a little added bait.

Mark Schwarz of ESPN asked James about a game earlier in the season, against Utah, when Irving had no assists. Hampered by a foot injury, Irving again registered zero assists in Game 3. "Does [Irving] get a pass though, for tonight...?"

Essentially, the question teed up James to criticize his star teammate, with Irving sitting directly alongside him. Maybe just a little awkward. James expertly deflected it with his response, but it was Irving's reaction that said it all—and produced some nervous laughter from reporters.

You can watch the video below.

Jeremy Woo

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