Samuels leads Cavs past Pistons

Samardo Samuels had 17 points to lift the 89 victory over the Detroit Pistons.

Top overall pick Kyrie Irving had 14 points and seven assists and Antawn Jamison added 15 points for the Cavaliers, who dropped their opener at home against Toronto on Monday.

Ben Gordon scored 25 points and Brandon Knight added 23 points to go with six assists for the Pistons, who lost their opener in Indiana on Monday.