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By TSSCrew / 11.10.11

Player: Kyrie Irving
Team: Cleveland Cavaliers
Year: Rookie

Honestly, even as he was being hyped up as the consensus number one pick in last year’s draft, Kyrie Irving never really captured my imagination as a player. First off, I hadn’t seen him play in college, really, because he missed most of the season with a foot injury. Even when he was healthy, he seemed a step slower, a bit more average, than the hyper-quick, hyper-athletic point guards who’ve shown up in the past few years.

But then, these long, cold lockout-cursed months left me fiending for all things NBA. So, I decided to take a closer look at Kyrie Irving. And I see it now. He’s sneakily athletic – the way he gets off the floor reminds of Brandon Jennings. He’s got great handles, of course, and he’s solidly built. So, we’ll see. I’m hoping he’s great, if only for Cleveland’s sake. — Ben Lampin

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