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Byron Scott opened his comments on Kyrie Irving’s first practice yesterday by stating that he was the nineteen year-old Point Guard’s mentor. Baron Davis, who it previously thought would assume that teaching role in some capacity this season sat out of practice with a lower back strain.  This coming on the heels of Yahoo!’s Marc Spears reporting that the Cavs will pull the Amnesty card on Davis and release him a couple nights ago. So it looks like Baron Davis’ days could be nearing a close here in Cleveland.  Maybe he still stays at this point, but probably he doesn’t.  Assuming he goes then, what does this move then mean for Ramon Sessions and the rest of the Cavaliers backcourt? Under the thinking that Davis would play out at least this upcoming season of the final two he’s under contract for in Cleveland, it was widely assumed that Sessions would then be dealt to a team in need of a veteran back-up PG. There isn’t typically room for three point guards who really aren’t combo guar...
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