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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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?
It was assumed that the Minnesota Timberwolves would struggle this season. But with those struggles would come improvement from a season ago. Early on the Wolves weren’t a good team, but they were at least fun to watch as there was always an abundance of energy. Now the Wolves look like they’ve checked out, and taken leaps backwards from the progression they showed in … [Read more...] about Minnesota Timberwolves’ 2011 NBA Draft Options