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Posted May 14, 2012 by DJ Enuff in Sports
 
 

Kyrie Irving wins Rookie of the Year Award!

@SportsBata ..nuff said

Kyrie was presented the Award along w/ #brandnew KIA on Tuesday

Cleveland Cavaliers No. 1 overall pick Kyrie Irving will take home the Rookie of the Year Award on Tuesday! He played in 51 games and averaged 18.5 points, 5.4 assists, and 3.7 rebounds per game for his rookie season. He shot lights-out 47% FG percentage and almost 40% from three-point range! #Kyrie is only 20 years old, played only 11 games at Duke University (before entering the draft), was actually born in Melbourne, Australia, and raised in #Jersey!

He joins 2011-2012 #NBA Award winners: #Lebron who notched his third MVP Award (over the week-end), #OKC James Harden – Sixth Man of the Year Award, #Magic Ryan Anderson – Most Improved Player Award, #Knicks #Chandler – Defensive Player of the Year Award, #Spurs’ Gregg Popovich – Coach of the Year Award!