Found November 17, 2013 on Basketball Bicker:
Kyrie Irving had Glen Rice Jr. dancing around the court with a couple crossovers on this possession during the Washington Wizards-Cleveland Cavaliers game Saturday night. Irving is known as one of the league’s finest ball-handlers in today’s game. Rice Jr. learned first-hand what can happen when Irving has the ball and space to operate. Kyrie tore it down in this contest, scoring 41 points and dishing out five assists for a 103-96 win. The post Video: Kyrie Irving Multiple Crossovers on Glen Rice Jr. appeared first on Basketball Bicker.

Kyrie Irving Learning Boundaries Of Criticizing Teammates Without Offending

Kyrie Irving is still trying to learn how to be the Cleveland Cavaliers' leader, and he has looked forced and unnatural in that role at times. Teammates believe Irving is still learning the boundaries of leadership, including how to be critical of teammates without showing them up and offending them. “He’s trying to figure it out,” one Cavaliers teammate said Saturday....

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Wizards Lose 4th Straight, Host T-Wolves Tuesday

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Morning Shootaround: No Phantom

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Animated: Matthew Dellavedova screens Kyrie Irving free for three

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