NOTES: Irving was cleared to play Tuesday morning after having four wisdom teeth removed last week. … The Cavs enter the opener with no significant injuries. … Nene (foot), John Wall (knee) and Kevin Seraphin (calf) are all out for the Wizards. … Jeremy Pargo is a backup PG for the Cavs; brother Jannero Pargo for the Wizards. … However, Donald Sloan is likely to get most, if not all, of the minutes behind Irving. … Beal was the No. 3 overall draft pick, Waiters the fourth. Waiters on the matchup: “I don’t worry about that.” … Following tonight’s game, the Cavs return home Friday to face Chicago, then hit the road for six games. That includes a trip to the West Coast. … The Wizards open the season at home Saturday vs. Boston.
Officials: Tony Brothers, Michael Smith, Haywoode Workman.