Category: Kyrie Irving

Byron Scott Is Excited About The Young Talent Of The Cleveland Cavaliers

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

The Cleveland Cavaliers finished 21-45 in the lockout-shortened second season under head coach Byron Scott. That's not a pretty record, but there were certainly things to be excited about looking ahead, particularly with Rookie of the Year Kyrie Irving. One year later, Scott believes he has a team that can ...

President Barack Obama Worries About Professional Sports Pricing Out Families

Monday, October 15th, 2012

With the presidential election looming, Barack Obama has plenty on his plate, but that doesn't mean he's forgetting about sports. He says he still watches ESPN's SportsCenter every morning when he wakes up, and if he's elected for four more years, there's no doubt he'll hear more about things like ...

Kyrie Irving: “Our number one goal is to make the playoffs this season”

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

The entire NBA world got to witness the next superstar in the NBA a season ago. His name is Kyrie Irving and he plays point guard for the Cleveland Cavaliers. The signs were there early. Irving's silky smooth jumper, video-game like handle, ability to get to the basket at will ...

Antawn Jamison Doesn’t Mind Sharing the Court with a Dukie

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Midway through the 2009-2010 season, the Cavs made a trade deadline deal for Antawn Jamison. Back then, with LeBron James’ impending free agency on the horizon, the Cavs were hoping Jamison would be the missing piece to the championship puzzle. Unfortunately that role didn’t fit the former Tar Heel and ...

Kyrie Irving on Preparation Duke Provided: “I was more prepared, I’d say, than other rookies coming into the NBA game.”

Monday, February 20th, 2012

Kyrie Irving's transition to the NBA hasn't been entirely seamless, but the No. 1 overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft has certainly made it feel that way at times while running the show for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Irving, who scored 23 more points Sunday in a victory over the ...

Byron Scott is Equal Parts Encouraged and Surprised by the Brand of Team Basketball his Young Cleveland Cavaliers are Playing

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Heading into year two of the post-LeBron James rebuilding era, the Cleveland Cavaliers were supposed to just be in rebuilding mode and not factor much, if at all, in the competitive landscape of the NBA's Eastern Conference. Sure, the Cavaliers are definitely trying to build for the future, but they ...

Kyrie Irving: “I’m not here to replace LeBron”

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Last season was a rough one for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Their fall from relevance started in the offseason when LeBron James announced his intentions to go to the Miami Heat. Losing the best player in the league along with a pretty terrible roster and a number of injuries all led to ...

Byron Scott: “We said all along if we can get these two guys we would be a happy camper”

Monday, June 27th, 2011

Going into the NBA Draft last Thursday night, the story of the night was the Cleveland Cavaliers. After one of the most difficult seasons in the history of the franchise, the Cavs won the NBA Draft Lottery and had two of the first four picks in the NBA Draft. While ...

Charles Barkley: “I hate young kids coming to the NBA, because that’s not what the draft is for.”

Monday, June 27th, 2011

You don't think we'd let the 2011 NBA Draft come and go without checking in with Charles Barkley to see what he had to say did you? Of course not. Sir Charles is typically pure gold in his reactions and assessment to the NBA's major developments, and not just because ...

Derrick Williams on Being Taken Second By Minnesota: “I’m happy where I’m at and just want to get out there and play.”

Monday, June 27th, 2011

The 2011 NBA Draft has come and gone. Now, with the immediate future of the league in limbo thanks to an impending lockout, there appears to be plenty of time in the near future to speculate as to which draft picks will go on to great things, and conversely, who ...