Cleveland Plain Dealer Cavs’ beat writer Mary Schmitt Boyer reported NBA General Managers voted Cavs’ point guard, Kyrie Irving the second most likely player to have a breakout season in 2012-13.
Irving finished tied for second in the vote with San Antonio Spurs’ swingman, Kawhi Leonard. Golden State shooting guard, Klay Thompson finished first.
Leonard played 24 minutes a game for the Western Conference finalist Spurs, and started every game during their their franchise record 20 straight wins.
Irving was the 2011-12 Rookie of the Year, averaging 18.5 PPG, 5.4 APG, and 3.7 RPG.