Links to the Present: March 23, 2012

March 23rd, 2012 by Colin McGowan

“As you may or may not know, it’s Kyrie Irving’s 20th birthday. Apparently, the rookie told the team that he wanted to celebrate his birthday at Disneyworld. Therefore, the Cavaliers will travel to Orlando to have a party and such. Oh, and they’ll also play a game against Dwight Howard and the Orlando Magic.” [Conrad Kacmzarek]

“To compare and contrast LeBron James and Kyrie Irving is wholly unfair. The two couldn’t be more different in almost every way: as people, as basketball players, as ambassadors of the Cavaliers franchise. Well, we’ll get to that 3rd one in a minute. But certainly they are different men, different players, different backgrounds, different futures.” [Andrew Schnitkey]

“No team in the NBA is worse in the second quarter than the Cavs. They average the fewest points (21.8) and own the worst margin (-3.4). This isn’t a recent development and the sample size is now large enough that it cannot be dismissed.” [Tom Reed]

And Ryan Hollins is signing with the Celtics. Let’s hope Kevin Garnett doesn’t murder him.