Found January 17, 2012 on Midwest Sports Fans:
Kyrie Irving and the Cleveland Cavaliers have only played twelve games this season, but he has cemented himself as the favorite to win Rookie of the Year. He has helped turn around a Cavs team that only won 19 games a season ago, and he has done so in spectacular fashion. Image source: ESPNCleveland.com Irving had a rough start to the season in the opener at home. He only had six points on 2-12 shooting, but he quickly turned it around in the next game. The opener turned out to be his only game in single-digit scoring so far this season, and he has not dipped below twelve points in a game since. In the time leading up to the draft many people in Cleveland, including myself, were hoping that the Cavs would draft Derrick Williams out of Arizona. He would fill the need at the forward position and would provide a dual threat as an inside and outside scorer. These feelings were mainly due to the fact that Kyrie only played 11 games at Duke. He looked great in those games, but it ...
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