Last weekend Kyrie Irving stood at center court after the Rising Stars Challenge at All-Star Weekend in Orlando and held the MVP trophy over his head after going 8-8 from beyond the arc and finishing with 34 points.
It’s a small sample of what the Cleveland Cavaliers rookie point guard could bring to the Australian National Team this summer at the 2012 London Olympics.
Irving said he would make a decision soon about whether he would opt to play for Australia -- a topic of conversation he’s kicked around since the 2010 Pre-Draft combine -- take the advice of Team USA head coach and Irving’s former head coach at Duke, Mike Krzyzewski, and play for the US Select Team.
It really depends if Irving wants to sit and wait for a chance to make a future Team USA squad or dive into international play this summer in Australia.
"I'm not sure, it's still up in the air. I haven't made a decision yet," Irving said.
"You'll probably hear about it in t...