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2011 NBA Draft: Kyrie Irving
Team Cleveland (from LAC)
Round 1
Selection 1
Position Guard
School Duke
Year FR
Height 6-3
Weight 193
High School St. Patricks
Hometown West Orange, NJ
2011: Selected by Cleveland in 1st round (1st overall) of the NBA Draft...2012: NBA Rookie of the Year; NBA All-Rookie First Team...2013: NBA All-Star; NBA Three-Point Shootout Champion...2014: NBA All-Star; All-Star Game MVP; Re-signed with Cleveland to a five-year deal worth $90 million.

Missed 26 games due to a turf toe injury in his right foot...Returned from injury to score a team-high 14 points against Hampton in the NCAA Tournament...Finished with a team-high 28 points in a Sweet 16 loss to Arizona...Scored in double figures in all of the 11 contests in which he appeared in 2010-11...Exhibited true point guard skills with a natural feel for the game as well as an uncanny ability to get in the paint and create...Near-consensus No. 1 pick by draft experts...Can get in lane with quick first step but must improve strength to be able to consistently finish at the next level...Shows penchant to make those around him better...Efficient shooter with good, consistent form and ability to pull up off dribble...Great handle, relies on highly effective crossover...Missed time has raised questions about durability.

2010 Stats
NovemberMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
11/14 Princeton25171043613492111
11/16 Miami-Ohio1913431623520022
11/19 Colgate2513953012390100
11/22 @Marquette3411941211272153
11/23 @Kansas State31171250705562034
11/27 @Oregon27161161312323032
Total1618755279246162235931412
 
DecemberMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
12/1 Michigan State363112821306642231
12/4 Butler34211063602221052
Total7052221451908863283
 
MarchMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
3/18 Hampton2014842404412122
3/20 Michigan2111410903321023
3/24 Arizona31281592800031013
Total7253271442107764158
Season Total30319210455186463137471662723

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