12/29/2011 09:06 am ET

Kyrie Irving-led Cavaliers Beat Pistons 105-89

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- The Cleveland Cavaliers and Detroit Pistons are both rebuilding, trying to make their franchises relevant in the NBA again.

Cleveland looks like it might have more to work with during this lockout-shortened season.

Rookie Kyrie Irving had 14 points and seven assists to help Cleveland beat Detroit 105-89 on Wednesday night, spoiling the Pistons' first home opener with new owner Tom Gores.