It's only natural to compare Duke and soon-to-be Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving to the Washington Wizards John Wall and the Chicago Bulls Derrick Rose. After Thursday evening, it will mark three years in a row that a point guard went first overall, so this juxtaposition of the three franchise floor generals will continue on for many years. Irving was been as … [Read more...] about How does Kyrie Irving Compare to NBA #1 Overall Picks Derrick Rose, John Wall?
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Duke’s Kyrie Irving Ready to be a #1 Pick Franchise Player?
It is thought, but not confirmed that the Cleveland Cavaliers will take Duke point guard Kyrie Irving Thursday night with the #1 overall pick in the NBA Draft. The Cavs haven't told him he'll be the first overall selection, but it is likely between him and Derrick Williams, and conventional wisdom seems to be leaning towards Irving. With his numbers: 17.5 points per game, … [Read more...] about Duke’s Kyrie Irving Ready to be a #1 Pick Franchise Player?
Duke’s Kyrie Irving, #1 Overall Pick? (NBA Draft Combine Video)
There seems to be a consensus #1 regarding the 2011 NBA Draft- Duke's franchise building point guard Kyrie Irving. Although, the Cleveland Cavaliers do have some strength at the position, so they may consider Arizona's Derrick Williams at the #1 spot. Irving probably will go #1 despite playing in just 8 college basketball games, but if the Cavs don't take him, I'm sure the … [Read more...] about Duke’s Kyrie Irving, #1 Overall Pick? (NBA Draft Combine Video)
Possible #1 Overall Pick, Duke’s Kyrie Irving, Declares for NBA Draft
Duke freshman guard Kyrie Irving will enter the 2011 NBA Draft with plans to hire an agent, meaning he's in the draft to say. Mike Krzyzewski announced this Wednesday afternoon. Irving is expected to be among the top three picks, possibly #1 overall in the draft. “Our whole program is overjoyed with having Kyrie here for one year and that he has the chance now to pursue a … [Read more...] about Possible #1 Overall Pick, Duke’s Kyrie Irving, Declares for NBA Draft