Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving Is Named NBA Rookie of the Year
The Cleveland Cavaliers had a tumultuous season, but their number one draft pick never let fans down. Kyrie Irving will be named the NBA Rookie of the Year on Tuesday, May 15, 2012.
"There is no limit for me," said Irving. "The only way I can go is up. That's the only way I want to go. This season was a learning experience. I learned what to do and what not to do. Going forward, I want to apply it next season and take it to another level."
It would be impossible to find a more deserving NBA Rookie of the Year winner. Irving only played 11 games in college and one year in the NBA, but his talent makes it seem as if he has been playing pro ball for the last 10 years. It is not only his talent that caught the eyes of NBA fans, but his maturity and humble attitude.
Kyrie Irving kept the Cavs in the spotlight with his averages of 5.4 assists, 18.5 points and 3.7 rebounds in his rookie season. There is no doubt that these numbers will increase next season. Add even better numbers to some hopefully strong draft picks and the Cavs could see themselves sprinting after a postseason run.
Congratulations Kyrie Irving. Well deserved.
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