Kyrie Irving records career first triple-double in rout of Jazz – ESPN

ESPNCLEVELAND — Kyrie Irving didn’t need any reminders he was closing in on his first career triple double Friday night. He got plenty of help anyway. “I was trying to…

What are Kyrie Irving’s options? – ESPN

ESPNThe offense doesn’t absolve Irving for what has transpired in Cleveland, however, and whether the blame lies more with Irving or the team, his developmental progress (individual and team-oriented) is…

Kyrie Irving scores 31 points as Cleveland Cavaliers stun Oklahoma City … – The Plain Dealer

The Plain DealerIrving making the technical free throw to cap an 11-2 run that got Cleveland back within 69-66 with 3:58 left. After three quarters, Oklahoma City was leading, 76-72.…

Could the Cavaliers lose Kyrie Irving? – ESPN

ESPNIf Kyrie Irving truly wants to be on a different team next season he can probably make it happen. The Cleveland Cavaliers will offer Irving a maximum contract extension once…

For Cleveland Cavaliers to make playoffs, Kyrie Irving has to build on recent … – The Plain Dealer

The Plain DealerCLEVELAND, Ohio — Kyrie Irving winning the MVP in the All-Star Game makes for a fun weekend for Cavaliers fans. But here’s what was more meaningful — how…

Kyrie Irving MVP Just the Beginning – Guardian Liberty Voice

Guardian Liberty VoiceThe bouncing of the ball on the basketball court created a rhythm like a great jazz tune. The squeak of rubber soles on hardwood sounded like an amazing…

As NBA resumes, next James-Durant matchup nears – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsNEW ORLEANS—LeBron James won’t assume the eventual date with Indiana that so many others expect. He definitely has another one with Kevin Durant—in just a few days.…

1. Kyrie Irving Earns This Raise For East – ESPN

ESPNNEW ORLEANS — Despite being well schooled on how to have a major impact during All-Star Weekend these past few years, Kyrie Irving apparently needed some lessons on proper MVP…

East pulls out all the stops to beat West, 163-155, in All-Star game – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesNEW ORLEANS — Defense won the NBA All-Star game. No joke. Well, maybe a chuckle is in order. The East wasn’t exactly hand-in-the-face tough during a game that…

As silly as it sounds, Blake Griffin should have been the All-Star Game MVP – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWe all know why Kyrie Irving won the MVP award in Sunday night’s NBA All-Star Game. He was the best player on the team that won, and that’s traditionally…

NBA in transition on display at All-Star game – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeNEW ORLEANS — What we saw Sunday at Smoothie King Center was a transformation to a new NBA generation. Kyrie Irving, all of 21 years old, was the most…

Kyrie Irving named All-Star MVP – ESPN

ESPNNEW ORLEANS — Kyrie Irving validated the fan vote and offered a glimpse of how good he can be when surrounded by first-rate players. The Cleveland Cavaliers’ point guard was…

LeBron James rebrands himself as man of the people – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNEW ORLEANS — The basketball house in Louisiana built by the King was a thing of beauty, a diamond in the rough with shiny hardwood floors, new rims and…

MVP Kyrie Irving, East win 2014 NBA All-Star Game – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNEW ORLEANS — If you like defensive basketball, you were out of luck at Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game. The 163-155 Eastern Conference comeback victory was the product of a…

Cleveland Cavaliers Kyrie Irving scores 31 points to win MVP and lead East to … – The Plain Dealer

The Plain DealerCleveland Cavaliers Kyrie Irving scores 31 points to win MVP and lead East to 163-155 victory in NBA All-Star Game. A_PHOTO_OF_KYRIE_IN_ALL_STAR.JPG. The Cavaliers Kyrie Irving (right) goes in…

Defending 3-point champion Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers eliminated … – The Plain Dealer

The Plain DealerDefending 3-point champion Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers eliminated in first round. ALL_STAR_KYRIE.JPG. Brooklyn’s Joe Johnson (left) and Cleveland’s Kyrie Irving practice shooting during All-Star Weekend festivities…

Cavaliers win 4th straight with 93-89 victory over Detroit Pistons – The Plain Dealer (blog)

The Plain Dealer (blog)But nothing has qualified as a significant leap forward until they finally accomplished one feat not seen by a Cleveland basketball team in nearly four years: Winning…

Will Kyrie Irving Follow LeBron James’ Blueprint Away from Cleveland Cavaliers? – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportUncertainty monopolized Cleveland before LeBron James left in 2010. Now, the team’s projected savior and supposed lone trace of certainty, Kyrie Irving, is consigning the Cavs into deeper and…

Kyrie Irving leaving Cleveland? No, he’s not that crazy – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comHere is how it is going to go in Cleveland this summer: Sometime in early July, Cavaliers brass will approach Kyrie Irving and his representatives with a contract extension, one…

Morning Briefing: Jan. 24, 2014 – Yakima Herald-Republic

Yakima Herald-RepublicNEW YORK — Stephen Curry, Kevin Love, Paul George and Kyrie Irving were voted NBA All-Stars Thursday, putting four first-time starters in the Feb. 16 game in New Orleans.…

Trade grades: Cavs deal for Deng – ESPN

ESPNThe Chicago Bulls send forward Luol Deng to the Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for center Andrew Bynum, a protected first-round pick from the Sacramento Kings, the right to swap first-round…

NBA news roundup: Andre Miller suspended, Kyrie Irving out Thursday – SB Nation

SB NationAndre Miller will miss Denver’s next two games because of a suspension. Kyrie Irving will miss his first game of the year on Thursday, while Carmelo Anthony will make…

Cleveland Cavaliers’ Kyrie Irving has bruised knee – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers rang in 2014 with some encouraging news: Kyrie Irving’s left knee is only bruised. The All-Star guard did not sustain structural damage Tuesday…

Cavs’ Irving has only bruised knee, day to day – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comCLEVELAND — Cavaliers All-Star guard Kyrie Irving only sustained a bruised knee against Indiana and is not expected to miss significant time. The team said an MRI taken Wednesday revealed…

Hawks Lose Horford to Torn Right Pectoral Muscle – ABC News

ABC NewsAl Horford, the Atlanta Hawks’ leading scorer and rebounder, is out indefinitely with a torn right pectoral muscle, leaving his status for the remainder of the season in question.…

Damian Lillard hits game-winning three-pointer as Blazers beat Cavs – USA TODAY

USA TODAYFor the second consecutive game, Damian Lillard knocked down the winning shot for the Portland Trail Blazers. This time, it came at the expense of the Cleveland Cavaliers: dame.…

Bulls-Knicks Preview – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comFew teams have been more disappointing than the New York Knicks and Chicago Bulls. The rough start could have much more dire consequences for the Knicks, however, with coach Mike…