Kyrie Irving’s Dream Takes Forefront in Decision to Enter the NBA Draft

April 8th, 2011 by Jae Pruitt Leave a reply »
Most people saw this coming, but others, myself included, felt like there was going to be something pulling at Kyrie Irving to return to Duke for at least another year and play for a NCAA men’s basketball championship.

Therefore, it comes as not much of a surprise that he has declared for the NBA Draft so early. He is speculated to go No. 1 overall in this year’s class and I am sure that was something too sweet of a notion to pass up for such a young and talented athlete.

Irving barely had any playing time this season but his skills as a player had no effect on that. He injured his toe in December and was taken out until the Duke Blue Devils came upon the NCAA Tournament. After reports that his return was doubtful, he stepped onto court alongside senior Nolan Smith to compete once again.

The trouble adjusting was apparent as both players failed to gel properly early on, but great players find ways to get the most out of any situation. They adapted quickly to Irving’s presence and it seemed like the Blue Devils were headed to another Final Four.

Derrick Williams and the Arizona Wildcats crushed those dreams in a Sweet ...

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