Tony Wroten hits the game-winner to give Sixers win over Cavaliers

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The Cavaliers were without LeBron James and Kyrie Irving heading into their matchup with the Sixers, which was already going to make things difficult for a team struggling to find its identity in the early part of the season.

But once Dion Waiters was pulled from the starting lineup due to his inclusion in a three-team trade that sent him to the Thunder, the task became too tall to accomplish.

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The Sixers overcame a 17-point second-half deficit to get their first home win of the season, thanks to this Tony Wroten drive and finish that gave Philly the lead for good.