Links to the Present: March 7, 2012

March 7th, 2012 by Colin McGowan

“Kyrie Irving, the future and face — despite consistent attempts to the contrary — of the franchise is the likely option. With all of 32 professional basketball games under his belt, the kid shows all the markings of a leader, placing his team squarely on his still-developing shoulders in countless fourth quarters. But taking the reigns via quick, cunning moves to the rim is wholly different than yanking on those of his teammates, all of whom have spent more time on earth as well as more let alone on an NBA floor.” [Scott Sargent]

“Cleveland Cavaliers general manager Chris Grant announced on Tuesday that Luke Harangody and Christian Eyenga would be sent down to the Canton Charge. This is one of the perks of owning a D-League team. The Cavs have the luxury of sending down players whenever they please.” [Conrad Kaczmarek]

And you can click this if seeing pictures of Cavaliers in ’80s garb is your thing.