26 Jun 2011

Cleveland Cavaliers sign Kyrie Irving in NBA draft

9:48 am on 26 June 2011

The Cleveland Cavaliers have selected point guard Kyrie Irving with the first overall pick in US Basketball's NBA Draft, as they try to rebuild their team.

The Cavaliers lost superstar LeBron James to the Miami Heat and the ensuing 26-game losing streak set new standards for sporting failure in North America.