Mitchell N Ness Swingman Kyrie Irving Cleveland Cavaliers Alternate 2011-12 Jersey
With the first pick in the 2011 NBA Draft, the Cleveland Cavaliers selected Kyrie Irving, Guard, from Duke University. Irving spent one year with the Blue Devils before declaring for the NBA Draft. Fans and coaches believed they found the guy to fill the shoes of the irreplaceable LeBron James, who left Cleveland after the 2010 season. Irving had a spectacular rookie campaign, averaging 18.5 PPG, 5.4 APG and shooting 39.9% on 3's. At the season's end he was named Rookie of the Year.