Links to the Present: January 31, 2012

January 31st, 2012 by Colin McGowan

“It’s clear [Byron Scott] and [Kyrie Irving] have developed a close bond. While other coaches, like Boston’s Doc Rivers, have been raving about Irving, Scott feels his mission is to keep his point guard grounded.” [Mary Schmitt Boyer]

Both Anthony Parker and Boobie Gibson are out for tonight’s rematch against the Celtics. Gibson stayed in Boston on Monday to have his neck examined; it’s not known how many games he will miss over the coming weeks.

And I agree with our friend Conrad Kaczmarek over at FTS: this Blake Griffin dunk has nothing to do with the Cavs, but it needs to be shared with the world.

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