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Cavs hope there's a leader in 20-year-old Irving

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08:08 AM ET 09.24 | Step right up, Kyrie Irving. [Cleveland] thought about adding another veteran for leadership purposes, but decided against it. They had Anthony Parker and Antawn Jamison in those roles last season. The Cavs believe veteran coach Byron Scott is strong enough to fill part of that role, and they also want Daniel Gibson and Anderson Varejao to add leadership. ... The Cavs know Varejao is not a vocal leader, but his play is so inspired that teammates are forced to defend and rebound with more passion. ... The Cavs believe Kyrie Irving can soon become the team leader, despite being only 20. His personality and talent at point guard makes it easy for other players to follow him.

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September 24, 2012  08:20 AM ET

The Cavs believe Kyrie Irving can soon become the team leader, despite being only 20. His personality and talent at point guard makes it easy for other players to follow him.



But for how long ???? Will he stay ??????

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September 24, 2012  08:33 AM ET
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He's a great young player. His health is my only concern.

Purple and Gold ?????????

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September 24, 2012  08:44 AM ET

Kyrie Irving can soon become the team leader

HAAAAAAAAA! HAAAAAAAAA! HAAAAAAAA! Who's he gonna lead; and where are they going? Have you seen that roster?

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September 24, 2012  08:49 AM ET
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To be determined.....He certainly seems to be able to score late- which is hugeBut he doesn't seem to want to pass much...Not many big time scoring pgs have an rings since isiah

True. He still needs other guys around him. They have some ok young talent on the team but they are going to need some OKC draft luck in growing the team and talent because free agents (big time ones) won't be going to Cleveland.

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September 24, 2012  09:03 AM ET

yesss.. a CAVS thread!

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September 24, 2012  09:58 AM ET

Cleveland Doesn't Rock, Bro.

September 24, 2012  10:20 AM ET

Nope...one day yes...but not today......

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