Found February 29, 2012 on roundballchat.com:
Cleveland Cavaliers PG Kyrie Irving had to be one of the more “meh” choices as the top pick in the past draft. He only played in 11 games while at Duke. While his sample size is minuscule, the world of basketball knew his potential. In a draft that had quite a few sprinklings of stardom in the second round, Cleveland Cavaliers PG Kyrie Irving was more or less the clear cut top pick. Unfortunately, Irving did not have the explosiveness or marketability of a guy like Miami Heat SF LeBron James or Los Angeles Clippers PF Blake Griffin, but Kyrie Irving has done more than enough to solidify his case as the obvious rookie of the year. Kyrie Irving has scored in bunches against the elite guards in the NBA, most recently exceeding twenty points again against the lengthy PG Rajon Rondo. Kyrie Irving also shredded the competition in the Rising Stars game. In a handful of Cleveland Cavaliers games against the Miami Heat, the Cavs have played them hard. Irving’s scoring is no smal...
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