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The Association announced its selection for NBA Rookies Of The Month on Monday and to the surprise of nobody Cleveland Cavaliers rookie point guard Kyrie Irving once again received the honor in the Eastern Conference. Irving has shut out all competition in the East this season; winning the award all three times. Inserted into the Cleveland starting lineup as the point guard at the beginning of the campaign; the number one pick in last June’s NBA Draft is the leading scorer among rookies in the Association as he has averaged 18.9 points per contest. Detroit Pistons rookie point guard Brandon Knight who is second ion scoring among players in their first season; is not even in the same area code as he is averaging 12.6 points per game for the season.
Although he played just a handful of games last year; his only season at Duke, he showed enough to make the Cavaliers believe that this young man could be something special in the NBA and he has yet to disappoint. The rookie survived his ...
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Just as he has during every other month of the 2011-12 season, Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving has won NBA Rookie of the Month for March.
Through 15 games, Irving averaged a season-best splits of 19.9 points, 5.0 rebounds and 6.7 assists.
On March 7, Irving scored or assisted on the Cavs final 12 points in the last 2:36 of the game, including making the game-winning...
Cavaliers rookie star Kyrie Irving could miss 10 days after aggravating his sprained right shoulder.
Irving returned after missing one game with the injury and played Tuesday night against San Antonio. The 20-year-old guard worsened his injury after contact and did not accompany the team to Milwaukee for Wednesday night's game. The Cavs said Irving underwent an MRI, which revealed...
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) -- Cavaliers rookie guard Kyrie Irving did not take part in any contact drills in practice as he continues to recover from a sprained shoulder.
Irving wore an elastic brace Monday on his right shoulder, which he injured in Friday's loss to Milwaukee. The NBA's presumptive rookie of the year sat out Saturday's game in New York, and coach Byron...
Anthony Parker is an eight-year veteran who will turn 37 years old in June -- ancient by NBA standards.
The Cleveland Cavaliers are undergoing a youth movement and likely will try to find a suitable replacement for him in the draft. A wing scorer is probably their biggest need. Also, Parker's 2.25 million contract expires after this season.
All those things will contribute...
Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving will suit up for Tuesday night's contest against the San Antonio Spurs.Cavaliers head coach Byron Scott confirmed the news Tuesday afternoon.Irving was held out of the lineup in New York on Saturday because of a sprained right shoulder. The Rookie wore an elastic brace on his ailing shoulder and was limited at practice on Monday.Irving is...
I’ve got good news and bad news.
The good news is that Kyrie Irving will be back in the starting lineup for the Cleveland Cavaliers (17-33, 12th in the East) tonight. The bad news is the Cavaliers are playing the San Antonio Spurs (36-14, 2nd in the East).
It’s funny that the Spurs can continue to fly under everyone’s radar. Hardly anyone seems to be talking about them or taking...
Tomorrow night, the San Antonio Spurs will face the Cleveland Cavaliers and could face a Cavs team without star rookie Kyrie Irving. Irving did not take part in any contact drills in a Cavs' practice recently, due to a sprained shoulder.
Irving wore an elastic brace Monday on his right shoulder, which he injured in Friday's loss to Milwaukee. The NBA's presumptive...
Cleveland Cavaliers rookie point guard Kyrie Irving reportedly did not travel with the team to Milwaukee where they will play the Bucks for the second time in the last week.
John Telich of Cleveland’s Fox 8 reports that Irving was examined at the Cleveland Clinic on Wednesday and could miss significant playing time, later tweeting that it could be up to 10 days. Injuring his...
Tonight, two teams headed in opposite directions square off as the San Antonio Spurs (36-14) travel to Cleveland, Ohio to face the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Spurs come in with a seven-game winning streak, while the Cavaliers also have a 7-game streak, a 7-game losing streak that is.
The Spurs are coming off a fresh nine-point win over the Indiana Pacers on Saturday in which the Spurs’...
Cleveland Cavaliers rookie point guard Kyrie Irving will miss at least a week and possibly the rest of the season with a sprained right shoulder.
Irving re-injured the shoulder during Tuesday's blowout loss to San Antonio, his first game back after sitting one game with the injury.
Cavaliers coach Byron Scott said he has pondered shutting down last year's No. 1 overall...
Another game, another loss. This one in particularly ugly fashion. The Cavaliers played bad offense and even worse defense. There are no moral victories and no rays of sunshine in this loss. Pretty much everyone in the wine and gold played poorly and the score reflects it. You have to accuse a team of quitting, and let’s face it, this roster is not very good at all, but this team...
Injuries. Trade. Inconsistency. Three words that sum up what’s happened to the Cavaliers bench in the past month. Once a strength of the team in the early season, these three factors have relegated the bench to a shell of its former shelf. It’s no coincidence that the Cavaliers are spiraling downward as a result. Let’s take a trip down memory lane at what the bench was at the...
Cleveland Cavaliers' Anderson Varejao has been sidelined with a broken wrist since February but is hoping to be healed in time for the 2012 Olympic games in London this summer and hunt for gold with the Brazilian national team.
"If I'm healthy, I will play in London," said Varejao, who has been a member of Brazil's national team since 2001.
Many are pointing...
NEW YORK (AP) -- JR Smith scored 20 points, Carmelo Anthony had 19, and the New York Knicks shook off more bad injury news before beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 91-75 on Saturday night.
Already without Amare Stoudemire, the Knicks announced before the game that Jeremy Lin would have surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee and could miss six weeks. That leaves them without...