Los Angeles Lakers center. Green Bay Packers quarterback. New York Yankees center fielder. Cleveland Cavaliers point guard.
These are all positions that carry with them the weight of decades of legendary figures. Kyrie Irving was taken with the first pick overall this week by the Cleveland Cavaliers. He was instantly compared to recent first pick point guards John Wall and Derrick Rose. He’s apparently not as quick or athletic as those two but a better shooter. Many don’t expect him to as good as those two – Rose is, after all, the MVP.
But let’s slow down for a minute. How will Kyrie stack up against the point guards of Cavalier past?