This news keeps improving because the Cleveland Cavaliers rookie point guard Kyrie Irving was removed from his concussion a week ago.
Monday the National basketball association and Cavaliers introduced Irving is going to be taking part within the 2012 Wendy's Abilities Challenge, one of several occasions featuring National basketball association gamers throughout All-Star Weekend.
The abilities challenge, on Saturday, February. 25 in Orlando, features six gamers who compete in dribbling a basketball, passing and shooting drills throughout a 2-round timed challenge.
The very best three gamers to complete using the quickest occasions can make the finals.
Irving joins Golden Condition Warrior Stephen Curry who won the title this past year, Dallas guard Eva Longoria, John Wall from the Washington Magicians, Russell Westbrook from the Oklahoma City Thunder and Deron Williams from the Nj Nets.
It's no shocker the rookie was asked. Irving leads all newbie gamers in scoring, area goal percentage, and free throw percentage.
Calculating 18.3 points per game, the Cavs first round draft pick was named Eastern Conference Rookie from the Month throughout his top performances in December and The month of january.
National basketball association All-Star Weekend is a busy one for Irving, who's also taking part within the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge on Friday, February. 24.
If you're wondering how large of the recognition this really is, think about it that Irving, just 19-years-old, is only the third player in Cavaliers franchise history to become asked to have fun playing the Wendy's Abilities Challenge.
The task has been around since 2003.